Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is a “wrecking ball” and Riyadh must remove him from power before he further harms the kingdom’s image, Senior Republican Senator Lindsey Graham says.
Graham, a firm supporter of President Donald Trump, told Fox News on Tuesday that he would not travel to Saudi Arabia as long as bin Salman is in power.
“This guy has got to go. Saudi Arabia, if you’re listening. There’s a lot of good people you can choose, but MBS has tainted your country and tainted himself,” Graham said, abbreviating the crown prince’s name
“I think he’s on a bad track. I can never do business with Saudi Arabia again until we get this behind us,” the senator added.
The South Carolina lawmaker made the remarks as he discussed the possible murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
US intelligence intercepts show that Khashoggi, who was last…