Trump sending Pompeo to Saudi Arabia after king denies Khashoggi knowledge

Trump sending Pompeo to Saudi Arabia after king denies Khashoggi knowledge

President Donald Trump said Monday Saudi Arabia’s King Salman denied knowing what may have happened to missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump said on Twitter he spoke to the king Monday morning and that he is “immediately” sending Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with him. Executives including JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s JPM, -1.09% Jamie Dimon have dropped out of an upcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia following Khashoggi’s disappearance.

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