One of the “stories” swapped, apparently, was classified information compiled from the President’s Daily Brief.
Did MbS use his leverage to make the Qataris do the deal? Is that what he meant when he told the UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed that Kushner was “in his pocket?”
Khashoggi drew a lot of water inside the Beltway. People knew him in Washington, people respected him.
And Trump and Kushner continue to defend the Crown Prince!
WHAT THE F DOES TRUMP HAVE AGAINST CHILDREN?
At a certain point, ethics must trump profits.
First, Khashoggi was not banned from Saudi media for his criticisms of MbS, but rather for his criticisms of Donald Trump.
This long thread derived from the full piece, which contains all the relevant links and sourcing: