Salman of Saudi Arabia
The changes appear to further consolidate the crown prince’s grip on power by appointing advisers and members of the royal family seen as close to him.
Five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said King Salman has felt compelled to intervene.
The president claims Saudi Arabia is buying $110 billion in arms, but it stands at $14.5 billion. And he personally has reaped tens of millions of dollars in Saudi business.
Turkish officials have said they believe Khashoggi — a prominent critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman — was murdered and his body removed.
Kushner’s relationship with Salman has been the subject of intense scrutiny and criticism.
The president said King Salman denies knowing anything about the missing journalist and referred to him as a "Saudi Arabian citizen."
A statement clarifies that Saudi Arabia issued a vague statement about its plans.