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Nuclear power lobbyists for Saudi Arabia finding it (a bit) tough following Jamal Khashoggi ‘s murder

Saudi’s Lobbyists Feel Heat of Khashoggi Murder, Bloomberg By Kathleen Hunter, October 26, 2018 It’s not just Donald Trump who has cultivated a cozy relationship with Riyadh. Saudi Arabia has been a cash cow for Washington’s influence industry.

Over the past decade, D.C.’s lobbyists have raked in $76.9 million advocating for the Saudis on everything from nuclear power to fending off legislation that would leave the kingdom liable in lawsuits filed by family members of victims in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Ben BrodyNaomi Nix and Bill Allison report.

That lucrative business is now facing its biggest test in years as the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul draws worldwide criticism. ….


October 27, 2018 - Posted by | politics international, Saudi Arabia

1 Comment »

  1. Crapola. Michael Flynn Perry Trump and family have done more lobbying for nuclear weapons and nuclear power in Saudi Arabia than anyone, ever. They are the most criminal opportunistic, nepotistic-vermin to have had power in the usa

    Comment by ERI Holcom | October 27, 2018 | Reply

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