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'New bizarre low': Trump faces backlash after reviving McCain attacks

Republicans such as Lindsey Graham and Mitt Romney defended the late senator after the president said he ‘never liked’ himFollow the latest in US politics – liveDonald Trump renewed attacks on the late senator John McCain, stating he “never liked” the Arizona Republican and “probably never will”.The president faced widespread backlash for reviving his criticism of McCain, who died of brain cancer last year. Continue reading...
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Beto O'Rourke beats rivals by raising $6.1m in first 24 hours – live

The Texas Democrat who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination edged past Bernie Sanders, who raised $5.9m 12.44pm GMT Federal authorities raided the office of a Donald Trump fundraiser, Elliott Broidy, last summer as part of a money laundering probe, ProPublica reports. Officials were seeking records of the Republican fundraiser’s dealings with foreign officials and Trump administration associates, according to a search warrant obtained by the news site. 12.32pm GMT Vice P...
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Loyalty Pays: Pence To Help Graham Kick Off Reelection Effort In South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making a trip to South Carolina to help kickoff U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bid for a fourth term. Graham’s campaign says Pence will be with Graham at events in Myrtle Beach and Greenville on March 30. In a release, Graham praised Pence as “a strong ally and close friend.” The 63-year-old senator has often fielded challenges from the right in his previous re-election campaigns, subject to criticism that he’s been too willing to work with Democ...
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Pence to help Lindsey Graham kickoff S. Carolina re-election

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making a trip to South Carolina to help kickoff U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bid for a fourth term. Graham’s campaign says Pence will be with Graham at events in Myrtle Beach and Greenville on March 30. In a release, Graham praised Pence as “a strong ally […]
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Senate to probe if DOJ officials discussed removal of Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham says his panel will investigate a claim by former FBI Director Andrew McCabe that Justice Department officials once discussed using the Constitution’s 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office. McCabe has said that after former FBI Director James Comey was fired in May 2017, […]
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Lindsey Graham demands records of discussions on removing Trump – live

Graham requests documents in letter to attorney generalWhite House condemns ‘vicious act of hate’ in New Zealand attackSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.39pm GMT Senate Judiciary Committee chair Lindsey Graham is asking for all documents and communications related to discussions about removing Donald Trump from office under the 25th amendment.Graham made the request in a letter Friday to Attorney General William Barr, the Washington Post reported. 5.33pm GMT Beto O’...
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Lindsey Graham: Investigate Clinton’s Emails Before Releasing Mueller Report

He doesn't want Mueller's report on Russian interference made public until Clinton's emails are probed again.
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Sasse Backs Trump’s Emergency Declaration Despite Executive-Overreach Concern

Senator Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) on Thursday voted against a resolution condemning President Trump's national-emergency declaration despite his repeated insistence that the declaration usurped Congress's constitutional authority.In a statement explaining his decision to oppose the resolution, Sasse acknowledged that in its current form the National Emergencies Act of 1976 was "overly broad" and said that, while he would like to reform the law, Trump's emergency declaration does not viola...
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GOP Senators Interrupt Trump’s Family Dinner To Change His Mind On Emergency

Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) busted in on President Donald Trump’s family dinner in his private residence Wednesday night to craft a last-minute out for Trump as a bicameral rebuke on his national emergency declaration becomes more and more likely. According to a Thursday Washington Post report, they pushed an 11th hour proposal to give senators a way to vote for the emergency declaration and also take a stand on what is being perceived as presidential ove...
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Some Republicans Now Want Gun Confiscation

Opinion. Senate Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearings in Favor of Gun Confiscation. Let’s Generate a Massive Outcry Against Gun Confiscation Orders in the Senate! Republicans Now Want Gun Confiscation Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s been said quite often that Republicans are the “Stupid Party.” Well, the party of stupid has struck again, and “Exhibit A” is the Republican Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee — Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Based on what Graham is doing...
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The Real Immigration Problem

ICE had to simply drop off newly minted immigrants to a bus stop. Immigration officials dropped off about 50 more undocumented migrants, mostly from Central America, Friday morning at a Greyhound bus station near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, where they were left to fend for themselves as overwhelmed volunteers sought help for them. [ … ] Since Dec. 21, according to the data, ICE has released 84,500 migrant family members. Of that, 14,500 have been released in the Phoenix area, 37,50...
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Lindsey Graham meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Sen. Lindsey Graham met Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a trip where the South Carolina Republican praised the allied relationship between the United States and Israel.
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2 senators ask judiciary chairman to delay nominee’s hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — California’s two Democratic senators are asking the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee to postpone a planned hearing on a Los Angeles lawyer nominated as a federal appeals court judge. Sens. Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein asked Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham not to move forward with a hearing Wednesday on Kenneth […]
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US senator vows to seek recognition of Israeli rule in Golan

JERUSALEM (AP) — Senator Lindsey Graham says he will push for American recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a territory it captured from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war. The South Carolina Republican toured the mountain plateau Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and said he aims “to persuade the administration to […]
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Lindsey Graham tells CNN: Judiciary Committee to hold gun control hearing March 26

Sen. Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the powerful Judiciary committee and a close ally of the President's -- told CNN on Wednesday that his committee will hold a hearing on gun control legislation later this month, a rare move in a Republican-controlled chamber.
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AOC Suggests the Media Unfairly Target Her Personal Life

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired off a tweet suggesting that the media unfairly target her family and love life in their reporting -- and I can’t stop laughing.Here’s the tweet:> You know, when I got to DC I was told that it’s considered “off-limits” to report on a member’s family, love life, etc.> > Unsure why that consideration is suspended for me.> > (Also for those who ask how I learned to handle pressure,try being the only daughter in a Latino household) https://t.co/M2lgHITz1B> > -- Ale...
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The Green New Deal Spurred These Republicans to Start a ‘Conservation Caucus’

A sign the politics have shifted on the issue
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Graham On Trump Hush Money: ‘People Don’t Write Checks’ If They Think It’s A Crime

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), one of President Donald Trump’s most stalwart allies, creatively dismissed Michael Cohen’s evidence that Trump signed reimbursement checks for Stormy Daniels’ hush money payments from his personal account, saying that “people don’t write checks if they think they’re involved in a crime.” “You know, ‘here’s my part in the crime,'” he added. Cohen testified Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee that Trump reimbursed him for the Daniels’ payment in installmen...
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Lindsey Graham warns US will end North Korea nuclear threat 'one way or the other'

Sen. Lindsey Graham applauded President Donald Trump on Thursday for walking away from the table during his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rather than agreeing to any deal short of "complete denuclearization" -- an outcome he believes the US must achieve by any means necessary.
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Lindsey Graham says US will end North Korea nuclear threat 'one way or the other'

Sen. Lindsey Graham applauded President Donald Trump on Thursday for walking away from the table during his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rather than agreeing to any deal short of "complete denuclearization" -- an outcome he believes the US must achieve by any means necessary.
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Kevin McCarthy: Trump ‘Has the Authority’ to Fund Border Wall through National Emergency

House minority leader Kevin McCarthy asserted Tuesday that President Trump is acting within his executive authority in declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall and said the Republican minority in the House would support him.“The president has the authority to do it and we will uphold him,” McCarthy told The Daily Caller when asked about the national emergency Trump declared earlier this month in order to unilaterally secure funding for a wall on the southern border.Mc...
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Feature: How Lindsey Graham Went From Trump Skeptic to Trump Sidekick

“What happened to me?” the senator asks. “Not a damn thing.”
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Few Signs On Sunday Shows Of GOP Votes Against Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Two congressional Republicans on Sunday declined to say that they would vote against President Donald Trump’s use of an emergency declaration in order to secure more border wall funds — though they emphasized that they weren’t thrilled with his decision, either. “I won’t vote to try to block it,” Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), a frequent cable news presence, told CBS “Face the Nation” host Margeret Brennan on Sunday. “Look, I wish this would have happened a different way,” Kinzinger continued, b...
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Lindsey Graham Is Now Praising Trump’s Syria Strategy

The senator reportedly called Trump's pullout plan the "dumbest f**king idea" he'd ever heard.
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Lindsey Graham changes tune on Trump's strategy

President Donald Trump has agreed to keep about 400 US troops in Syria after the withdrawal of most US forces there this spring, a senior administration official said. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
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President Trump Plans to Keep 200 U.S. Troops in Syria, White House Says

Senator Lindsey Graham applauded the president’s decision in a statement
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Opinion: The real shock of McCabe's '60 Minutes' interview

Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe set off a firestorm during his "60 Minutes" interview when he said that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had initiated a discussion "about how many Cabinet officials might support" removing President Donald Trump from office by using the 25th Amendment. This has prompted outrage among the President's supporters, who see this as nothing short of an attempted coup. Senator Lindsey Graham, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has even promised to...
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Lindsey Graham says redirected funds for Trump border wall ‘better for school kids’ than new school

The children of Fort Campbell Mahaffey Middle School will indeed have a new construction project to look forward to in the coming year - just maybe not that new schoolhouse they were expecting. Instead, they might get a border wall - or a fence, or barbed wire, or something like that - about 1,000 miles southwest of their school, which sits on a military base straddling the Kentucky-Tennessee line. "I would say it's better for the middle school kids in Kentucky to have a secure border," Mr Gra...
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Opinion: The real shock of Andrew McCabe's '60 Minutes' interview

Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe set off a firestorm during his "60 Minutes" interview when he said that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had initiated a discussion "about how many Cabinet officials might support" removing President Donald Trump from office by using the 25th Amendment. This has prompted outrage among the President's supporters, who see this as nothing short of an attempted coup. Senator Lindsey Graham, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has even promised to...
Tags: News, Fbi, Stories, Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham, Senate Judiciary Committee, Rod Rosenstein, Andrew McCabe