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Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales, Democrats say

Credit: Reuters- Published on May 18, 2020
President Donald Trump may have fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia, Democratic lawmakers said on Monday, although Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he sought Linick's removal because his work was undermining the department.
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President Donald Trump may have fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia,...
on May 18, 2020 • Reuters

President Donald Trump may have fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia,...
on May 18, 2020 • Reuters

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