Lindsey Graham, a man who once passionately argued for President Bill Clinton’s impeachment whether or not he had done anything illegal as a way of “cleansing the office” of the president, spoke with Fox News today in an outraged interview in which he vowed to subpoena deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
His threats come on the heels of former FBI Director Andrew McCabe’s book release, in which he claims that Rosenstein took part in drawing up plans to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from the White House because of his lack of fitness for office.
Graham, a man who once called Trump a “kook” who was “unfit for office,” went on this rant after McCabe’s book The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump was released. In one part of the book, McCabe asserts that Department of Justice officials discussed removing Trump due to his unfitness and made lists of those they believed would be on their side.
Rosenstein, McCabe says, offered to wear a wire during conversations with Trump to record any illegal acts Trump may have requested. Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has also asserted that Trump often asks members of his administration to do things that are illegal and they are forced to explain the law to him repeatedly.
The discussion followed Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, a move many saw as obstruction of justice.