Senate Still Seems Pretty Pissed About This Whole MOHAMMED BONE SAW Thing!
The other day, after CIA Director Gina Haspel finished briefing a group of senators on not only the Saudi war on Yemen, but also what really happened to Washington Post journalist and legal American resident Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Turkey (he got bone-sawed to death, almost certainly upon the direct orders of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman), senators were PISSED. Not only were they pissed, but they were pissed BIPARTISANLY. Lindsey Graham said there was a "smoking saw," because Lindsey Graham is a very funny guy who knows how to do a play on words. He also said he won't support arms sales to Saudi Arabia while MBS is in power. Bob Corker said if MBS had to go before a jury, he'd be convicted within 30 minutes, and he also basically accused Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis of lying to their faces when they testified earlier in the week.
It seems like the only senator who wasn't pissed BIPARTISANLY was Rand Paul, who whined in the corner about how it was a very "DEEP STATE!" move for Haspel only to brief select committee leadership. What a trifling shitmouth he is.
Sounds like the Senate is still pretty pissed off, because on Thursday they introduced a BIPARTISANLY resolution giving MBS the business he deserves over the Khashoggi assassination-by-bone-saw, and the talking-to Donald Trump won't give him because Trump is a compromised piece of fuck who loves dictators more than he loves America.
The resolution has teeth, but we don't know if they are serrated teeth like on a bone saw.
The senators introducing the resolution, which will be named BIPARTISANLY AGAINST BONE SAWS, include Democrats Dianne Feinstein, Ed Markey and Chris Coons, and Republicans Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio and Todd Young. Feinstein captured the essence of it on Twitter:
Strong words. She's saying "complicit" like MBS is a malodorous monster like Ivanka Trump or something, boy howdy! And it even says "complicit" in the resolution!
The text of the resolution calls out Trump's bestest friend Saudi Arabia for quite a lot, actually. On top of the Khashoggi murder and the war in Yemen, which has led to one of the most atrocious humanitarian crises in modern history, it also yells at them about the blockade in Qatar, Saudi Arabia's practice of jailing dissidents, and MBS's little stunt where he rounded up all the members of the royal family and other prominent Saudis and locked them in the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton for a little prison torture fun 'n' games.
It concludes by telling the Trump administration to GET ITS FUCKING SHIT TOGETHER, and calls upon the United States and the rest of the international community to punish Saudi Arabia for the Khashoggi murder. Then it tells Saudi Arabia to GET ITS FUCKING SHIT TOGETHER and fix Yemen and Qatar and release its goddamned fucking political prisoners, thank yew very much and goodnight.
More like this, please! BIPARTISANLY!
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