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House Dems probe White house dealing with Saudi nuclear plan

FILE – In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, the National security Advisor, Michael Flynn speaks during the daily press briefing at the White house in Washington. The Democrat-led house oversight committee launched to transfer an investigation on Tuesday into whether senior officials of President Donald Trump worked in the White house, nuclear-power technology to Saudi Arabia would benefit as part of a deal that financially prominent trump supporters. The proposal was pushed by former National security Advisor, Michael Flynn, was fired in early 2017, but it remained under consideration by the trombone administration, despite concerns from Democrats and Republicans that Saudi Arabia could lead to the development of nuclear weapons, if the US technology was transferred, without sufficient guarantees. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

A new congressional report says senior White house officials pushed to share a project in nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials.

The Democrat-led house oversight committee launched an investigation called, on Tuesday in the claims.

The Committee says that whistleblowers within the trump administration building concerns about the “abnormal actions” in the White house to support the proposal, dozens of nuclear reactors in the middle Eastern Kingdom.

The study comes as lawmakers from both parties are concerned that Saudi Arabia could transfer the development of nuclear weapons, if the US technology, without sufficient guarantees.

The White house did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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