WASHINGTON | Senators grilling US officials over Khashoggi response

28Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told senators Wednesday that America’s national security interests are at stake as they consider a vote to halt U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

In prepared remarks released ahead of a closed-door Senate briefing, Pompeo said diplomatic efforts to end the conflict were underway.

“The suffering in Yemen grieves me, but if the United States of America was not involved in Yemen, it would be a hell of a lot worse,” Pompeo said.

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