Tag Archives: Lindsey Graham

GOP Warns Graham Against Having Biden Testify

The Hill reports: Senate Republicans are cautioning Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) against the prospect of bringing former Vice President Joe Biden before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify about Ukrainian corruption, saying such a move could backfire. Graham initially ruled out the possibility of having Biden or his son Hunter testify before the Judiciary panel about their actions related to …

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Lindsey Graham Resumes Praise Of Trump’s Genius

Politico reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham signaled on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s partnering with Congress to stop Turkish aggression in Syria would be “a game changer.”  “I applaud his decision to work with Congress to stop Turkeys [sic] aggression in Syria through crippling economic sanctions,” he tweeted, saying he had spoken to the president. “This decision by President Trump will …

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GOP Allies Blame Trump For Turkish Strikes On Syria

Politico reports: Turkey’s incursion into Syria on Wednesday is prompting fresh bipartisan condemnation of President Donald Trump’s moves and more congressional threats to hamstring Turkey economically, with some Republicans calling the situation “sickening” and a “terrible mistake” by the president. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), otherwise reliable allies of Trump, both lambasted the president on Wednesday …

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Graham: Trump Risks His Presidency With Syria Move

Axios reports: In an interview with Axios on Tuesday night, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) condemned President Trump in his harshest language yet for deciding to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria, suggesting Trump is violating his oath of office by allowing Turkey to move in and attack the Kurds. Driving the news: Graham said Trump is making the biggest mistake …

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Graham Invites Giuliani To Testify In Ukraine Probe

Reuters reports: The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday opened the door to a Senate investigation into unproven allegations regarding Ukraine raised by President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, inviting the attorney to testify. “It is time for the Senate to inquire about corruption and other improprieties involving Ukraine,” Senator Lindsey Graham said in a …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Calls Into Fox & Friends To Rage Against Trump’s “Irresponsible” Withdrawal From Syria

Mediaite reports: One of President Donald Trump’s most reliable defenders in the Senate blasted him Monday morning over his “shortsighted and irresponsible” decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Northern Syria — paving the way for a Turkish military operation.  Appearing on Fox & Friends, a program which long been on a shortlist of the president’s favorites, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) …

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Graham Vows To Have Whistleblowers Testify Publicly

Fox News reports: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., vowed to expose the anonymous whistleblowers against President Trump if Democrats move forward with impeachment; at the same time, he warned against Trump having China pursue an investigation of Joe Biden. A second unidentified whistleblower was confirmed Sunday morning, reportedly with firsthand information to support some of the allegations another …

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Graham: Dems Are Afraid To Hold Impeachment Vote

“I have zero problems with this phone call. There is no quid pro quo here, but I do have a problem with Nancy Pelosi. If you believe that Donald Trump did something to hurt this country, you owe it to vote, not talk about impeaching the president. The only way to open up an impeachment inquiry is to vote. We …

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Graham “Blabs” About Whistleblower On JetBlue Flight

Page Six reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham on Friday gave a commercial flight a private preview of his appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” a source told Page Six, including calling the whistleblower controversy “Kavanaugh on steroids!” We’re told that the South Carolina pol was on a JetBlue flight from Washington, DC, to Charleston and was chatting loudly with “Jared” — …

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Lindsey Graham Dares Dems To Vote On Impeachment

Reuters reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham on Wednesday dared House Democrats to vote on formally opening an impeachment inquiry after the White House released a partial transcript of President Trump’s call with Ukraine’s president. The memorandum of the call released Wednesday confirmed reports that Trump asked for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to “look into” former Vice President Joe Biden and his …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Pressures Trump To Attack Iran

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday urged President Trump to take “decisive action” against Iran after attacks on Saudi oil facilities the U.S. thinks Tehran likely was responsible for. “The problems with Iran only get worse over time so it is imperative we take decisive action to deter further aggression by the Ayatollah and his henchman,” Graham …

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Lindsey Graham: I’ll Put Obama Under Oath On Trump

Salon reports: During an appearance on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) claimed he has every intention of calling in former President Barack Obama and grilling him on what he knows about the FBI’s investigation of Donald Trump. Speaking with the Fox News host, the Republican senator claimed he is pushing forward with his …

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Graham To Consumers: Suck Up The “Pain” Of Tariffs

Politico reports: Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday that the “pain that comes with standing up to China” was a necessary aspect of the ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing. “Every Democrat and every Republican of note has said China cheats,” Graham, one of President Trump’s most vocal allies in the Senate, told CBS’ Margaret Brennan on “Face the …

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Lindsey Graham Promises Obamacare Will Be Repealed If Trump Is Reelected (And If The GOP Wins The House)

“If we can get the House back and keep our majority in the Senate, and President Trump wins reelection, I can promise you not only are we going to repeal Obamacare, we’re going to do it in a smart way where South Carolina will be the biggest winner. We’ve got to remind people that we’re not for Obamacare.” – Sen. …

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Graham To Intro “Red Flag” Bill With Trump’s Support

USA Today reports: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Monday that he will introduce bipartisan legislation encouraging states to create “red flag” laws and that President Trump is “very supportive” of the idea. Graham, in a statement, said he has reached a deal with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on a bill that would start a federal grant …

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I DO DECLARE: #LeningradLindsey Hits #1 Nationwide

The left is getting better at quickly weaponizing hashtags. The hashtag #LeningradLindsey trended on Twitter Thursday after Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) forced a controversial asylum bill through committee. The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday advanced a bill to overhaul U.S. asylum laws, waiving committee rules to force the bill through to the full Senate, where it likely won’t get the …

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Democrats Rage After Lindsey Graham Breaks Senate Rules To Ram Through His Anti-Asylum Bill [VIDEO]

Splinter reports: Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Lindsey Graham was a dickhead for no reason today. Graham has successfully evolved from a Bush-era relic who desperately wants war with Iran to a Trump-loving Kavanaugh defender who desperately wants war with Iran. On Thursday, in one of his final acts before the Senate officially closes for the August …

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AOC: Lindsey Graham Is Bringing Back McCarthyism

NBC News reports: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) fired back at Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) Monday afternoon after he called her and three other freshman congresswomen targeted by President Trump “anti-Semitic” and “communists.” Graham made the remarks in defending a series of tweets from Trump aimed at Ocasio-Cortez and Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), telling …

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Lindsey Graham Plunges Headfirst Into Trump’s Anal Cavity: AOC And Her Crowd Hate Our Country [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) cranked up the Donald Trump sycophancy by blasting the president’s Democratic enemies during his appearance on Fox & Friends Monday morning. “We all know AOC and this crowd are a bunch of communists. They hate Israel, they hate our own country. They’re calling the guards along our border, Border Patrol agents concentration camp guards. …

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Graham Blames UK Ambassador’s Ouster On Media

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday blamed the news media after British ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch was forced to step down, arguing the diplomat who infuriated the Trump administration had “got a raw deal” from the press. Trump said earlier this week his administration would cease working with Darroch while referring to him as “wacky,” …

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