The head of the CIA will now brief Congress on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, US media say.
They say Gina Haspel is to talk to Senate leaders on Tuesday.
She was absent from last week’s briefing by the secretaries of state and defence, angering some in Congress.
Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October. US media have reported that the CIA has concluded Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “probably ordered” the killing.
The Saudis have charged 11 people but deny that the crown prince was involved. Read more