Trump’s big bet on Saudis now poses a bigger dilemma

The Wall Street Journal | Peter Nicholas and Rebecca Ballhaus: The killing of Jamal Khashoggi complicates president’s hope to reap rewards from stronger ties

In the run-up to President Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia last year, senior White House aide Jared Kushner and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spoke nearly every day.

Mr. Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, worked to lock in Saudi pledges and make certain Mr. Trump wouldn’t come away embarrassed from his maiden trip overseas, a person familiar with the matter said.

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