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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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Cruz Goes On Tucker To Beg For Forgiveness After Calling Jan. 6 A ‘Violent Terrorist Attack’

A lot of things happened. Here are some of them. A Masterclass In Dignity Loss Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) got so bold as to call the insurrectionists terrorists this week, enraging his brethren in the Republican Party’s fringier flank, including Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA). But the loudest and most influential voice to speak up was Tucker Carlson: “It was not a ‘violent terrorist attack,’ sorry!” Carlson declared on Wednesday night, after showing a clip o...
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Reporter reveals what Lindsey Graham said during January 6 riot

Washington Post investigative reporter Aaron Davis reveals that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was calling for law enforcement to fire on rioters as the US Capitol was breached and that there were clear warning signs that preceded the attack. Read more of Davis' report here.
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Trump takes a shot at Lindsey Graham

In a new book, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) reportedly questioned former President Donald Trump's lie that the 2020 election was stolen. Now, Trump is taking aim at the two senators who were his staunch allies while he was in office.
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Lindsey Graham told Trump he was leaving office more 'powerful' than any US president to stoke his ego after the election, book says

President Donald Trump speaks to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) during an event about judicial confirmations in the East Room of the White House on November 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Lindsey Graham tried to stoke Trump's ego to calm him down after he lost the 2020 election. Trump was trying to overturn the results, and Graham didn't think it would work out for him. Graham told Trump he'd leave office more "powerful" than any president in history. See mor...
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Lindsey Graham: Police need 'to take a firm line' with Sept. 18 rally attendees

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said he expects to see law enforcement take a zero-tolerance approach in response to any violent behavior...
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Graham Pronounces That The U.S. ‘Will Be Going Back’ Into Afghanistan

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) predicted Sunday that the United States will re-invade Afghanistan in the future. [Author: Kate Riga]
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Lindsey Graham threatens Biden with impeachment if US troops don't stay in Afghanistan past August and 'accept the risk' of Taliban attacks

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to members of the media while arriving to Capitol Hill on February 13, 2021. Stefani Reynolds - Pool/Getty Images Sen. Graham argued on Friday that the US military should extend its withdrawal deadline in Afghanistan. Graham and retired Gen. Jack Keane wrote in a WSJ op-ed that the US should also extend operations outside Kabul. "[Biden] must be willing to accept the risk that the Taliban will attack our forces," they wrote. See more stories on Insider...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham says he urged Trump to 'speak up' about vaccines after 'pretty tough days' following COVID-19 diagnosis

Former President Donald Trump speaks to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) during an event in the East Room of the White House on November 6, 2019. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday spoke publicly for the first time since his breakthrough COVID-19 infection. He said he's urged former President Donald Trump to "speak up" and promote the vaccine, AP reported. "No one's being asked to go off to fight radical Islam or fight a foreign enemy. We're being asked to make...
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Morning Memo: Trump-Appointed IG Allegedly Put Off Probe Into Admin’s Retaliation Against Official

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. When The Watchdog Needs To Be Watched The inspector general at the Department of Homeland Security allegedly stonewalled until after the election an investigation into the demotion of a senior intelligence official who had criticized then-President Donald Trump, the New York Times reports. Brian Murphy, a former intel chief at the department, reportedly filed a complaint in September, alleging that he had been demoted out of retalia...
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There is no way the Republican Party can win without Trump, says Sen. Lindsey Graham

President Donald Trump speaks to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) during an event about judicial confirmations in the East Room of the White House on November 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham says the GOP has no political future without Donald Trump. He told the Washington Post that there is "no construct" where the party can be successful without Trump. A battle is being fought in the GOP between Trump loyalists and those who want to reject him. Se...
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After Once Defending Cheney, Graham Now Abandons Her: Insists GOP ‘Can’t Grow’ Without Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) who just months ago lauded Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as one of the "strongest and most reliable conservative voices in the Republican Party," is now abandoning  the third-ranking House Republican who refuses to back down from calling on her colleagues to reject former President Donald Trump and his crusade against democracy.  [Author: Zoë Richards]
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'I don't understand': Ex-GOP lawmaker reacts to Graham's remark about Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says the Republican Party can't grow if former President Donald Trump is not part of the party's future.
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'Trying to tell us the sky is not blue': Omar reacts to Graham's remarks

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) denied that there is systemic racism in the US claiming "America's not a racist country," as President Joe Biden and others urge people to directly confront the issue as the nation grapples with a spate of police killings of Black Americans.
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'Trying to tell us the sky is not blue': Ilhan Omar reacts to Lindsey Graham's remarks

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) denied that there is systemic racism in the US claiming "America's not a racist country," as President Joe Biden and others urge people to directly confront the issue as the nation grapples with a spate of police killings of Black Americans.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham says systemic racism doesn't exist in the United States

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images In an interview on "Fox News Sunday," Sen. Lindsey Graham said systemic racism does not exist in the US. "The vice president is of African American-Indian descent," he said. "So our systems are not racist." Systemic racism is known to benefit white people across American institutions like law enforcement and education. See more stories on Insider's bu...
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Graham downplays Trump's role in rise in hate crimes against Asians

CNN's Don Lemon reacts after Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) downplays the role of former President Donald Trump's rhetoric in the rise of crimes against Asian-Americans.
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See Lindsey Graham downplay Trump's dangerous rhetoric

CNN's Don Lemon reacts after Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) downplays the role of former President Donald Trump's rhetoric in the rise of crimes against Asian-Americans.
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Lindsey Graham said he deals with Trump's 'dark side' because he thinks he has a 'magic' other Republicans don't

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 5, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham told "Axios on HBO" that he still thinks Donald Trump is good for the GOP. Graham said Trump has a "dark side," but also a "magic" that other Republicans don't. He said Trump can make the GOP stronger and more diverse, but that he "also could destroy it." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In an interview wit...
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Lindsey Graham: I'm more worried about 2022 than I've ever been

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says the ongoing feud between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and former President Donald Trump has him worried about the GOP's chances in the 2022 midterms.
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Lindsey Graham: I'm worried about GOP's chances in 2022

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says the ongoing feud between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and former President Donald Trump has him worried about the GOP's chances in the 2022 midterms.
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Lindsey Graham says Republicans 'don't have a snowball's chance in hell' of regaining Senate majority without Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to members of the media while arriving to Capitol Hill on February 13, 2021. Stefani Reynolds - Pool/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday told Fox News that Republicans should unite under Trump. "We don't have a snowball's chance in hell of taking the majority without Donald Trump," Graham said. Graham called out McConnell after he rebuked Trump for his role in the Capitol siege. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Republican...
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Ron Johnson Joins Graham In Bashing McConnell For Scolding Trump After Acquittal

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) took aim at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday for scolding former President Trump for inciting the mob behind the deadly Capitol insurrection last month. Despite McConnell's vote to acquit Trump, Johnson took offense to the Senate minority leader's "scathing" Senate floor speech — much like fellow Trump loyalist Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) did during an interview on "Fox News Sunday." [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Graham Complains McConnell ‘Put Load On GOPers’ Back’ Ahead Of Midterms

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday took aim at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for scolding former President Trump for inciting the mob behind the deadly Capitol insurrection last month — despite McConnell's vote against convicting Trump — because Graham believes that the Senate minority leader just placed a burden on the GOP heading into the midterms next year. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Lindsey Graham calls Lara Trump 'the biggest winner' in father-in-law second impeachment trial

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) takes his mask off as he arrives at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on January 7, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham suggested that Lara Trump could be the nominee to run for Sen. Richard Burr's seat. Burr of North Carolina will not run for re-election in 2022.  Burr has faced backlash from his party for voting to convict Trump in the impeachment trial.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. South Carol...
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Sen. Graham: Lara Trump the 'future of the Republican party'

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke out against Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) for voting to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield and Executive Director of Stand Up Republic Evan McMullin discuss.
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Graham Claims ‘Not Guilty’ Vote In Impeachment Trial Is ‘Growing’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is apparently even more confident that ex-President Donald Trump will be let off the hook in his second Senate impeachment trial even after the House impeachment managers on Wednesday unveiled disturbing new videos of the deadly Capitol insurrection that Trump provoked on January 6. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
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Hear what GOP senators told Tapper after Graham's claim

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) claimed there were less votes to convict former President Trump at his second impeachment trial after hearing House managers' arguments and presentations of surveillance videos.
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GOP senators slam Trump impeachment lawyer Bruce Castor's 'disorganized' opening arguments

David Schoen, left, and Bruce Castor Jr., center, lawyers for former President Donald Trump, left, arrives for the second impeachment trial of Trump in the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool GOP Senators had middling reviews for former President Donald Trump's impeachment lawyers. At least eight Republican Senators criticized one or both of the lawyers' performances.  "I was perplexed by the first attorney," Sen. Susan Collins said of B...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham says Trump will 'get his share of blame in history' for the Capitol riot

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Sunday that Trump will be remembered for the Capitol riot. "January the 6th was a very bad day for America, and he'll get his share of blame in history," Graham said. The Capitol riot on January 6 left at least five people, including one police officer, dead. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Lindsey ...
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