Obama aide: Saudi Arabia paid 'insufficient attention' to extremist funding

April 18, 2016 5:50 PM

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President Barack Obama's deputy national security adviser said that the government of Saudi Arabia had paid "insufficient attention" to money that was being funneled into terror groups and fueled the rise of Al Qaeda.

Ben Rhodes was speaking to David Axelrod in his podcast "The Axe Files" out Monday when he was asked about the validity of the accusation that the Saudi government was complicit in sponsoring terrorism.

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