Tag Archives: Lindsey Graham

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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Lindsey Graham On Trump Accepting Dirt From Foreign Spies: “It’s A Mistake, I Don’t Want To Encourage This”

USA Today reports: U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday that President Donald Trump and other American politicians should reject offers of foreign aid for American political campaigns. Graham said he made that point during the confirmation hearings for FBI Director Christopher Wray. Trump’s engagement with Russian officials during his election in 2016 has been the subject of investigation and speculation. …

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Graham: AG Bill Barr Got It Right On Mueller’s Report

“Today’s statement by Mr. Mueller reinforces the findings of his report. And as for me, the case is over. Mr. Mueller has decided to move on and let the report speak for itself. Congress should follow his lead. As Mr. Mueller said today, the report speaks for itself. The report shows that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign …

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Lindsey Graham: This Has Been A Political Rectal Exam

Talking Points Memo reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) complained on Wednesday night that the Russia probe had subjected President Donald Trump to “two years of a political rectal exam.” “You can say it anyway you like, but here’s the bottom line: After two years of a political rectal exam, nobody has been looked at more than Trump,” Graham said during …

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Lindsey Graham Advises Junior To “Plead The Fifth”

The Washington Post reports: The head of the Senate Judiciary Committee encouraged Donald Trump Jr. to invoke his right against self-incrimination and refuse to answer questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee if he complies with the panel’s subpoena for a second closed-door interview. “You just show up and plead the Fifth and it’s over with,” Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) …

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Graham Invites Mueller To Testify About Call With Barr

The Washington Examiner reports: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham invited special counsel Robert Mueller to “provide testimony” to the panel if Mueller wanted to discuss any discrepancies with Attorney General William Barr’s responses to questions from lawmakers this week about a phone call between the two men. “Please inform the Committee if you would like to provide testimony regarding …

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Lindsey Graham: “Trump Is A Fucking Idiot” [VIDEO]

In his opening remarks at the Senate hearing for Attorney General Bill Barr, Lindsey Graham predictably launched into right wing talking points, reciting a 2016 text message from now-former FBI agent Peter Strzok.  “Trump is a fucking idiot,” Graham read to a live national audience. Then he apologized to any children that might be watching. Graham went on to rant …

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Lindsey Graham: I Don’t Care If Trump Told McGahn To Fire Mueller Because McGahn Didn’t Follow Through

CBS News reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that he doesn’t care if President Trump told former White House counsel Don McGahn to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. “I don’t care what they talked about. He didn’t do anything. The point is the president did not impede Mueller from doing his investigation,” …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham In 1998: Failure To Comply With Congressional Subpoenas Is An Impeachable Offense

Newsweek reports: Senator Lindsey Graham, a close ally of President Donald Trump’s, once said that a president’s refusal to comply with congressional oversight was an impeachable offense. In a video unearthed from December 1998 circulating on Twitter on Friday, the South Carolina legislator passionately states that Richard Nixon could have been impeached for failing to comply with subpoenas from Congress. …

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