Turkish police focused on another consular vehicle, a Mercedes Vito with the license plate of 34 CC 1865, because it was seen in other footage while going back and forth between the consulate and the consul's residence after the journalist's disappearance. Khashoggi, a Saudi citizen and permanent USA resident, entered the consulate but never came out.
"I've heard no tape, I've seen no transcript", Pompeo told reporters overnight.
"The UK remains very concerned about Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance", a British government spokesperson said in a statement, insisting that the Saudis abide by their pledge to carry out a full and transparent investigation.
This marked a hardening of tone from the Trump administration, which has been reluctant to blame ally Saudi Arabia, despite mounting evidence that the kingdom's agents killed and dismembered Khashoggi inside its consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago.
"If the President refuses to stand up to Saudi Arabia, it is incumbent upon Congress to take a stand to not only defend United States values, but to send a strong signal of support to journalists and democracy activists everywhere", Hoyer added.
"We're working with the intelligence from numerous countries", he said. "This is the best intelligence we could have".
A Turkish forensic police officer searches for evidence at the Saudi Arabian consulate on October 17, 2018 in Istanbul.More news: We’ll meet your oil needs: Saudi Arabia
He had been living in the U.S. after criticising Saudi's authoritarian rulers and was writing for the Washington Post.
Pompeo declined to get into specifics as well, telling reporters during his visit: "I don't want to talk about any of the facts; they didn't want to, either, in that they want to have the opportunity to complete this investigation in a thorough way".
In recent days, key worldwide figures have announced they've cancelled plans to attend the Saudi summit.
Fox Business Network has become the latest media partner to pull out of the Saudi Arabia-backed Future Investment Initiative, the global conference featuring world business leaders that is scheduled to run October 23-25 in Riyadh.
A handful of lawmakers have brought to attention Khashoggi's connections with the Muslim Brotherhood in his youth and have cast doubt on his journalistic work covering Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan, four unnamed GOP officials informed on the issue told the Washington Post.
"Instead, these actions may trigger condemnation quickly followed by silence".