Jean-Pierre Dodges on Whether Saudis Backed Away from Oil Deal: ‘The Trip Was Not about Oil’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated that “parts” of the report by The New York Times that American officials believed they had a deal with Saudi Arabia on oil supplies that the Saudis backed out of were “mischaracterized,” but deflected when asked if there was a deal the Saudis backed away from by stating that “the trip was not about oil.”
Jean-Pierre stated, “So, we have been very clear about how we believe parts of that report [were] mischaracterized, and there [have] been some changes that have been made to …
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