HuffPost obtained a letter from key advocacy groups outlining additional steps against Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman and lawmakers are rolling out similar proposals.
A report released by the Biden administration said Muhammad bin Salman had the journalist killed. But U.S. officials did not sanction the crown prince.
President Joe Biden published intelligence on the Washington Post journalist that Donald Trump hid for years despite a law requiring its release.
It's unclear if they talked about the journalist, who was killed in 2018. American intelligence reportedly concluded the Saudi crown prince was directly involved.
It's an abrupt reversal in U.S. policy from Trump, whose son-in-law Jared Kushner maintained steady contact with the crown prince.
The president announced his shift from both Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama in a speech describing how he will "course correct" America's international approach.
The news came after HuffPost reported that a group of top Democrats in the House of Representatives were urging Biden to reassess U.S.-Saudi ties.
President Donald Trump has resisted bipartisan efforts to end the American role in the war, which has claimed tens of thousands of lives. President-elect Joe Biden says he will change course.
Her continued imprisonment was likely to be a point of contention in relations between the kingdom and the incoming presidency of Joe Biden.
If Biden truly wants to build a more progressive foreign policy, his Pentagon pick needs to be frank about his role in creating the world's worst humanitarian crisis.