U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that the Saudi prince ordered the killing of Khashoggi over his critical commentary of the kingdom.
Gabbard, who is considering a run for president in 2020, has been an outspoken critic of the U.S.’s support of Saudi Arabia and its war in Yemen.
With the killing and attempted cover-up of Khashoggi’s killing, tensions have been mounting in Washington, particularly among lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Gabbard’s tweet is a signal she’s stepped up her criticism. The congresswoman’s public persona is typically well-groomed and careful. She avoids using incendiary or obscene language, particularly on Twitter.
A phone call to Gabbard’s Washington office Wednesday went unanswered.
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