Former Senator John McCain (R-AZ) must be looking down at the man who was his best friend in the Senate, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and wondering what happened to him. There were hopes that the South Carolina senator might step up and try to at least partially step into the big shoes that McCain left. Instead, Graham sucked up so closely to Donald Trump that he created a powerful suction.
It appeared that the senator has made himself one of POTUS’ talking heads. Graham was once a JAG attorney, but his comments on Attorney General William Barr’s interpretation of the Mueller report will be colored in favor of his big new best buddy:
‘! HEADS UP ! Holding a press conference today at 11:00 am in the Senate Radio-TV Gallery to discuss the Mueller Report.’
Graham has called for blocking the Mueller report from Congress’ eyes. He also commented darkly about former FBI director James Comey needing further questioning. The senator also weighed in on the report, saying that Trump was innocent.
The senator spent the weekend golfing with Trump at Mar-a-Lago and said, according to McClatchy he said:
‘No collusion and no obstruction.’
The Senate Judiciary committee chair Graham released a report saying:
‘The cloud hanging over President Trump has been removed by this report. Bad day for those hoping the Mueller investigation would take President Trump down … Now is the time to move on.’
Senate Judiciary committee member Chris Coons (D-DE) noted:
‘I frankly think we should be doing the work of the Judiciary Committee in a balanced and bipartisan way and move forward in a way that addresses the real problems facing this country.’
Graham’s likely contender Jaimie Harrison (D-SC) tweeted:
‘Lindsey is only for Lindsey. He will do (and) say what is necessary to garner influence/power. He doesn’t give a damn about perception.’
It appears that Graham is not a man of morals and convictions as was his friend, John McCain. It is so disappointing to realize that Graham is just another cheap political sycophant.
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