There was a mass arrest of high-ranking Saudi businessmen, media figures, and royal family members as the result of a secret investigation carried out by the “high committee on fighting corruption.” The Intercept’s Ryan Grim joins Ring of Fire’s Sam Seder to talk about what happened and why it may have something to do with Washington corruption.

Read Ryan Grim’s full article here: Saudi Arabia’s Government Purge — And How Washington Corruption Enabled It