Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Olson Condemns Murder of Washington Post Reporter

October 24, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement regarding the murder of Washington Post reporter Jamal Khashoggi:

"I strongly condemn the murder of Washington Post reporter Jamal Khashoggi. One of the fundamental tenets of our nation is a free press that cannot be suppressed by acts of violence. After weeks of evolving explanations, the Saudi Arabian government has a sacred obligation to disclose all of the facts surrounding the heinous circumstances of Mr. Khashoggi’s death. I eagerly await the details of a proper investigation to determine exactly what happened and support the proper steps to ensure justice is served.”

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