Media outlets from the Middle East to Europe have continued to publish disturbing and damning details about the murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi that make the Saudi explanation for the event look like bullshit, so where does the Trump regime currently stand?
The closest thing we have to an ambassador to Saudi Arabia is Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and he says they're still trying to decide what the official story will be.
“Every day we deal with people who are trying to deceive us in different ways,” Mr. Kushner said during a CNN forum in Manhattan. “But our job is to see through it, but also to stay focused on what’s best for the American people.” [...]
“We’re getting facts in from multiple places,” he said. “Once those facts come in, the secretary of state will work with our national security team to help us determine what we want to believe.”
In other words, once the facts come in, they'll decide which facts should be made public and which are too inconvenient for our financial relationship with the Saudis.
It's not a conspiracy theory if they say it out loud.