WASHINGTON | CIA director briefs senators on journalist Khashoggi’s death

WASHINGTON  | CIA director briefs senators on journalist Khashoggi’s death

WASHINGTON — CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed Senate leaders on the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi Tuesday as senators weighed punishing the longtime Middle East ally over the killing.

The CIA director met with a small group of senators, including the chairmen and ranking senators on the key national security committees.

Senators from both parties were angry last week that Haspel didn’t attend a closed-door session with top administration officials about Khashoggi’s killing and the U.S.

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