Date: October 12, 2018
“Lindsey Graham and the Senators have spoken their concerns about the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Wednesday that ‘there would be hell to pay’ if missing journalist and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi was killed by the Saudi government, as Turkish officials have claimed.
Graham told reporters at the Capitol that he would be speaking with the Saudi ambassador at 5:30 p.m. ET Wednesday. He cautioned that ‘we don’t want to rush to judgment,’ but said that ‘the explanations I hear coming from Saudi Arabia make no sense.’
‘I’ve never been more disturbed than I am right now,’ said Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. ‘If this man was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, that would cross every line of normality in the international community.