Trump reluctant to impose US sanctions on Saudi Arabia

Despite pressure from Senators, he opposes halting a multibillion-dollar arms deal with Riyadh.

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    President Donald Trump is reluctant to take punitive measures against Saudi Arabia if it's found to be responsible for Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.

    Despite pressure from Senators from both parties, he's opposed to halting a multibillion-dollar arms deal with Riyadh.

     

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from Washington.


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