Details of Paul Whelan’s past paint an increasingly complex picture as Ireland becomes the fourth nation to claim him as a citizen.
Russian reports say that Paul Whelan was arrested in possession of classified information.
The vote came after CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed House leaders on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Officials acknowledged that an ethics office had received requests for guidance, and responded, about whether the acting attorney general should recuse himself.
It also raises questions about the public’s faith in the integrity of elections.
After a briefing from the CIA director, lawmakers said the evidence of Mohammed bin Salman’s involvement was overwhelming.
The breach exposed emails but it’s not immediately clear who was responsible.
Mohammed bin Salman communicated with Saud al-Qahtani in the hours before and after Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents, intelligence intercepts are said to show.
“If you lie to us . . . we’re going to prosecute you,” the panel’s chairman said.
Trump said the CIA had not “affirmatively” concluded that Mohammed bin Salman ordered the journalist’s assassination.