AMI responded to de Becker's statement in a statement to CNN Business on Sunday, saying he relied on one source, Sanchez's brother, Michael Sanchez, for his story.
Despite the false and unsubstantiated statements made by Mr de Becker, the American media refuses and continues to refute the unjustified allegations that the materials in our report have been obtained with the help of someone other than the only source that brought them first we did not have any involvement from any third party. "
Saudi Arabia denies any connection to the history of Bezos, according to de Becker. Officials from Saudi Arabia and De Becker did not respond to CNN's comments on the weekend edition.
In the Daily Beast, De Becker writes that he and his team are talking to current and former AMI executives and sources, Middle Eastern experts, Saudi Arabian intelligence officers and dissidents, and current and former advisors to President Trump before to reach the conclusion.
AMI Chairman David Peker is Trump's longtime friend, and Enquirer is one of Trump's most reliable and enthusiastic media amplifiers during the campaign. The publisher has assumed he has paid $ 150,000 in co-operation with members of Trump's presidential campaign to prevent claims of former Cali McDougall's model of Trump's affair from the audience during the 2016 race. Trump denied the affair.
But de Becker claims the National Investigator knew about the messages before coming to Sanchez. Sanchez told CNN Business that AMI is already pursuing a story about the relationship when it comes to him. He added that "the last abduction of De Becker's smoke and mirrors" contained "zero evidence".
In his statement, AMI said that "the fact is that Michael Sanchez was the one who made the national researcher go to the affair on September 10, 2018, and for four months provided all the material for our investigation. added that "Sanchez's ongoing efforts to discuss and falsely represent our accountability as well as its role in it have abolished all sources of confidentiality."
The Saudis presented passing stories about the fate of Hashogi, initially denying any knowledge before claiming that a group of deceptive operators, many of which belong to Bin Salman's inner circle, are responsible for the death of the journalist. Riyadh argues that neither bin Salman nor King Salman knew of the operation directed at Hashoggi. But US officials said that such a mission – including 15 men sent by Riyadh – could not have been done without the permission of bin Salman.
trying to blackmail him with proof of the affair.
In this post, Bezos noted that AMI was being investigated "for various actions taken on behalf of the Saudi government."
De Becker also mentioned history as evidence of a link between AMI and the Saudi government.
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubiere in the past has denied any connection between his country and CNN's AMI. Brian Stellter, Oliver Darcy, Tom Clint, Nicole Gautet, Nada Altair, Chandler Thornton and Sheena Mackenzie contributed to this report.