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Cillizza: Lindsey Graham just threatened Mitch McConnell

Lindsey Graham has a message for Mitch McConnell if he wants to lead the Senate GOP after the 2022 midterms: have a working relationship with Donald Trump or get out. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza unpacks McConnell's tumultuous relationship with Trump and why being on good terms with the former president is crucial to leading the Republican Party moving forward.
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How about passing the EQUAL Act so we can be "free at last" from the crack/powder sentencing disparity?

On MLK day, I have a tradition of making time to listen to the full "I Have A Dream" speech by Dr. King, which always delivers and always has its own unique power each and every listen.  In recent years, I have also used this day to explore Stanford University's awesome collection of MLK Papers; in posts linked below, I have quoted from various renown speeches and writings with an emphasis on the intersection of the civil rights movement and criminal justice reform.  But this recent news item fr...
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Romney Dismisses Graham’s Threat To Vote Against McConnell As Leader: There’s ‘Solid Support’

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) on Sunday brushed off Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) threat to vote against Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) if he doesn’t “effectively work” with former President Trump. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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No One Seems To Understand Why Elizabeth Warren Just Teamed Up With Josh Hawley & Lindsey Graham To Try To Repeal Section 230 (techdirt)

So, just yesterday I wrote about how Democratic Senators had been shying away from co-sponsoring bills with Senator Josh Hawley. Throughout 2019 and 2020, even as Hawley's populist fascist tendencies had become abundantly clear, Democrats were willing to partner with him because he was "anti-big tech." But after January 6th of last year, suddenly Hawley was left shouting on Fox News, rather than teaming up with Democrats to sponsor bills to regulate the internet. So... it was more than a bit o...
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Nicolle Wallace Just Can’t Take Lindsey Graham’s Latest Fawning Over Trump

“What is a working relationship with the de-platformed, under criminal investigation, loser even look like? What’s that even mean?” asked the MSNBC anchor.
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Graham Threatens To Vote Against McConnell As Leader Unless He’s Buddies With Trump

A day after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced his plans to run for leader again, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) obediently fired a shot across the bow on Wednesday night on behalf of former President Donald Trump, who’s declared war on McConnell for insufficient loyalty. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
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Analysis: Lindsey Graham just threatened McConnell over Trump

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham sent GOP Leader Mitch McConnell a very clear message Wednesday night: Get on board with Donald Trump or get out.
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RNC threatens to require GOP nominees to skip debates run by debate commission

• Members of the far right are already plotting to impeach Biden if the GOP takes Congress back • Analysis: Lindsey Graham just threatened Mitch McConnell over Donald Trump
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Lindsey Graham just threatened Mitch McConnell over Donald Trump

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham sent GOP Leader Mitch McConnell a very clear message Wednesday night: Get on board with Donald Trump or get out.
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Analysis: Lindsey Graham just threatened Mitch McConnell over Donald Trump

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham sent GOP Leader Mitch McConnell a very clear message Wednesday night: Get on board with Donald Trump or get out.
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Lindsey Graham picks side in Trump vs. McConnell divide

Former Democratic Senator Al Franken reacts to Rep. Lindsey Graham's (R-SC) comments that he would not vote for anybody that can't have a "working relationship" with former president Trump.
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Lindsey Graham picks sides between Trump and McConnell

Former Democratic Senator Al Franken reacts to Rep. Lindsey Graham's (R-SC) comments that he would not vote for anybody that can't have a "working relationship" with former president Trump.
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Make up with Trump or be a failure, Republican colleague warns McConnell

Lindsey Graham tells Senate majority leader he won’t vote for someone ‘that can’t have a working relationship with Trump’Mitch McConnell has been attacked by a key Trump ally and told to repair his relationship with the former US president or face failure as Senate Republican leader.The move by Lindsey Graham comes amid a rumbling dispute between McConnell and Donald Trump, whose grip on the party remains near-total despite his impeachment for inciting the deadly Capitol attack in service of his...
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‘Spineless’ Lindsey Graham Ridiculed For Latest Show Of Subservience To Trump

The South Carolina Republican was slammed for bending the knee to Trump during an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity.
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Lindsey Graham says he won't back Mitch McConnell for Senate GOP leader if he doesn't have a 'working relationship' with Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he will not back Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to lead the Senate Republicans if the latter can't prove that he has a "working relationship" with former President Donald TrumpDrew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham says he won't back Sen. Mitch McConnell to lead the Senate GOP if he doesn't have a "working relationship" with Trump. Graham said any GOP leader in the House of Senate must be able to work "effectively" with Trump. Trump has lash...
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Lindsey Graham says he won't back Mitch McConnell for Senate GOP leader unless McConnell has a 'working relationship' with Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he won't back Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to lead the Senate Republicans unless McConnell can prove he has a "working relationship" with former President Donald Trump.Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham said Mitch McConnell needed to work with Donald Trump to get Graham's support. Graham said any GOP leader in the House or the Senate must be able to work "effectively" with Trump. Trump has repeatedly lashed out at McConnell, calling him a ...
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Lindsey Graham says the Democratic agenda has led the US to 'the most dangerous times since the late '30s'

President Donald Trump (right) and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina (left) during a White House event to host the Clemson Tigers football team on January 14, 2019.Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham said the US is in "the most dangerous times since the late '30s." Graham told WABC that Americans condemn January 6 but would not focus on the issue this fall. The senator accused President Biden and Vice President Harris of politicizing the insurrection. Sen. Lindsey Gr...
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Analysis: Lindsey Graham's unreal response to Biden's speech

In the moments after President Joe Biden concluded his speech commemorating the one-year anniversary of the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham leapt at the chance to offer his own response.
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Analysis: Lindsey Graham's unreal response to Joe Biden's January 6 speech

In the moments after President Joe Biden concluded his speech commemorating the one-year anniversary of the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham leapt at the chance to offer his own response.
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Lindsey Graham's unreal response to Joe Biden's January 6 speech

In the moments after President Joe Biden concluded his speech commemorating the one-year anniversary of the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham leapt at the chance to offer his own response.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham accuses Biden of politicizing a violent insurrection intended to overturn the 2020 election

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Sen. Lindsey Graham accused Biden of politicizing the January 6 insurrection.  In a speech at the Capitol, Biden blamed Trump for causing the riot — without explicitly naming him. The January 6 attack on the Capitol, which sought to overturn an election, was itself political.  Sen. Lindsey Graham accused President Joe Biden of politicizing the January 6 insurrection during which a violent mob breached the US Capitol in order t...
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At first, GOP leaders called January 6 'a failed insurrection' and some blamed Trump. But their characterizations have eroded over time

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia speaks during a joint session of Congress in the early hours of January 7, 2021.Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images In the wake of the January 6 attack, top Republican figures condemned the attack and blamed Trump. But in the year since, several have changed their tune, shifting blame elsewhere or seeking to move on. Here's what Mitch McConnell, Kevin McCarthy, Mike Pence, Lindsey Graham, and Nikki Haley have all said. One year ago, a...
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Top Republicans called January 6 a 'failed insurrection' while some blamed Trump. Here's where 5 of them stand a year later.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia speaks during a joint session of Congress in the early hours of January 7, 2021.Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images In the wake of the January 6 attack, top Republican figures condemned the attack and blamed Trump. But in the year since, several have changed their tune, shifting blame elsewhere or seeking to move on. Here's what Mitch McConnell, Kevin McCarthy, Mike Pence, Lindsey Graham, and Nikki Haley have all said. One year ago, a...
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Recalls ‘Dramatic’ Way GOP Senators Reacted To Biden’s Jan. 6 Plea

It was “a big deal,” the Minnesota Democrat said of Trump-backing Sens. Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley and Lindsey Graham's response to the address.
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Lindsey Graham ‘takes credit’ for Trump cancelling January 6 anniversary speech

South Carolina senator says he advised former president to focus on election reform instead #southcarolina #trump #lindseygraham
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Lindsay Graham is taking credit for convincing Trump to cancel his January 6 press conference: report

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham told Axios that he was one of the people who talked former President Donald Trump out of doing a press conference at Mar-a-Lago on January 6, the anniversary of the Capitol riot.Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham is taking credit for talking Trump out of doing a press conference on January 6. Trump was initially scheduled to hold an event at Mar-a-Lago on the anniversary of the Capitol riot. Graham said he told Trump that "there could be peril in ...
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Lindsey Graham is taking credit for convincing Trump to cancel his January 6 press conference: report

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham told Axios that he was one of the people who talked former President Donald Trump out of doing a press conference at Mar-a-Lago on January 6, the anniversary of the Capitol riot.Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham is taking credit for talking Trump out of doing a press conference on January 6. Trump was initially scheduled to hold an event at Mar-a-Lago on the anniversary of the Capitol riot. Graham said he told Trump that "there could be peril in ...
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Fallen Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick's partner called out Sen. Lindsey Graham for being 'very disrespectful' during a Jan. 6 commission meeting

Sandra Garza, partner of the late Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, speaks about her support of a January 6 commission following a meeting with Sen. Susan Collins on May 27, 2021.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Lindsey Graham appeared bored while an officer recounted his experience of the Capitol riot, per The Times. "I feel like you're being very disrespectful," officer Brian Sicknick's partner told Graham in May.  She joined USCP officers to advocate for a bipartisan January 6 co...
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Republicans applaud Joe Manchin for sinking Biden's big social and climate bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Republicans on Sunday were elated at the potential demise of the Build Back Better Act. With Sen. Joe Manchin's opposition to the bill, President Biden's key domestic agenda is seriously imperiled. GOP Sen. Ben Sasse said that "the American people don't want to upend this country with nakedly partisan legislation." When Democrats took back the White House in January, along with narrowly regaining the Senate and mai...
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From blacksmith to baseball coach to an R.E.M. tribute band, senior congressional staffers are putting their nonpolitical talents to work off Capitol Hill

Congressional aides moonlight as musicians and coaches.Courtesy Josh Bell/Jennifer Stillerman Congressional staffers have some pretty interesting side gigs. Whether it's on a sports team or in a band, they've gone beyond the policy and politics world. They told us how they got involved and shared advice for others pursuing side hustles. Senior congressional staffers have jobs that require deep expertise. They work grueling hours on Capitol Hill and are embedded in policy and politics....
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