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  • Roger Stone: Lindsey Graham Is ‘A Fish-Faced Enemy of the People’

    05/22/2018 6:51:23 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 May 2018 | Breitbart News
    Roger Stone unloaded on Sen. Lindsey Graham in his riotous Tuesday interview on Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Daily, singling out the notoriously pro-mass immigration senator with a long string of insults. “Lindsey Graham is a blight on the face of the Earth,” Stone told Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House. “He’s a disgrace to his state and to the United States Senate. He must be driven from public office because of his constant insistence that Robert Mueller is a saint who should be given totally unfettered power to do anything he wants. Lindsey Graham makes me want to puke.”...
  • Lindsey Graham Says Kim Jong Un Should Meet With Trump If He Wants to 'Survive

    05/17/2018 1:48:34 PM PDT · by Signalman · 20 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 5/17/2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) had a message for North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un Wednesday during an interview with Fox’s Martha McCallum. “Here’s what’s crazy,” Graham said, “to keep building ICBMs that can deliver a nuclear weapon to America and believe that Donald Trump won’t do anything about it, that probably worked with Obama but I’m here to tell North Korea that our president has drawn a red line.” “If you keep threatening the American homeland with a nuclear weapon we’re going to destroy your regime,” he warned. “It's that simple.” “So if you want to survive, Kim Jong Un,...
  • Top Republican says White House should condemn aid who mocked McCain

    05/13/2018 12:04:56 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 95 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/12/18 | Reuters Staff
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Republican has urged the White House to speak out against an aide who mocked Senator John McCain’s brain cancer during an internal meeting, but stopped short of calling on U.S. President Donald Trump to apologize. South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a close friend of McCain, told CBS’s “Face the Nation” program in an interview to be aired on Sunday that he was not satisfied with the White House’s response to the controversy surrounding Kelly Sadler, a communications aid. “It’s (a) pretty disgusting thing to say, if it was a joke, it was a terrible...
  • Lindsey Graham: 'I wish' the White House would apologize for 'disgusting' joke about John McCain

    05/12/2018 7:55:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 113 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 12, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Sen. Lindsey Graham would like to see the White House apologize for a "disgusting" joke that was made about the health of his friend, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who is battling brain cancer. Last week, a White House press aide, Kelly Sadler, joked to colleagues during a closed-door meeting mocked McCain’s health after he called for his Senate colleagues to reject Gina Haspel’s nomination for CIA director. “It doesn’t matter, he’s dying anyway,” Sadler said. Graham, R-S.C., said if this was in fact a joke, "it was a terrible joke." "I just wish somebody from the White House would tell...
  • Lindsey Graham on Mike Pence calling for end of Mueller investigation: It's not his decision

    05/11/2018 10:56:55 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 75 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 10, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Telling Russia special counsel Robert Mueller to wrap up his investigation is not up to Vice President Mike Pence, says Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. "That's not Vice President Pence's decision to make," Graham told CNN on Thursday. "I'm sure Mr. Mueller will wrap it up when it gets time to wrap it up." Earlier in the day, Pence told NBC that a year into Mueller's inquiry, during which the administration has provided more than 1 million documents, it would be "in the interest of the country I think it’s time to wrap it up." “And I would very respectfully encourage...
  • Graham to vote yes on Haspel, despite McCain's call for senators to vote no

    05/10/2018 12:37:47 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    cnn ^ | 05/10/2018 | Daniella Diaz
    Washington (CNN)South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham announced Thursday he would vote "yes" for Gina Haspel to be CIA director, bucking the request of one of his closest friends in Congress, Sen. John McCain, who opposes Haspel's nomination. "I intend to support Gina Haspel to serve as the first female Director of the CIA," Graham said in his statement. "Ms. Haspel has rejected the interrogation policies of the past. She is fully committed to following the law that prevents future abuses. This law, among others, includes the Detainee Treatment Act which I helped author. Gina Haspel should be confirmed as...
  • Sen. Graham: Trump May Deserve the Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea

    04/27/2018 10:28:09 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 67 replies ^ | April 27, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Sen. Graham: Trump May Deserve the Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told Fox News Friday that if President Trump is able to get North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to agree to denuclearize, the president should get the Nobel Peace Prize. Graham praised Trump for the stunning progress made in getting North and South Korea leaders to meet Thursday to discuss denuclearization. It wouldn't have happened without Trump," Graham said Friday. “The fact that the North Korean and the South Korean president met and they vowed to end the war. What happened? Donald Trump convinced...
  • As Trump fumes, senators craft a bill to protect Mueller

    04/11/2018 12:15:48 PM PDT · by detective · 54 replies
    MSN News ^ | 4/11/2018 | MARY CLARE JALONICK
    Four senators — two Republicans and two Democrats — are taking a step to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job as President Donald Trump muses about firing him. Legislation offered on Wednesday by Republicans Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democrats Chris Coons of Delaware and Cory Booker of New Jersey would give any special counsel a 10-day window to seek expedited judicial review of a firing.
  • Graham hits retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens for calling to repeal Second Amendment

    03/27/2018 1:40:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 27, 2018 | Avery Anapol
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday slammed retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for calling for a repeal of the Second Amendment. In an op-ed for The New York Times, Stevens recommended repealing the amendment as a first step to enacting gun control, prompting Graham to say he is “glad” the justice is retired. “I will PROTECT the Second Amendment … not REPEAL it,” Graham tweeted. “Like every American, Justice Stevens is entitled to his opinion, but I am very glad he is now retired.” The GOP lawmaker added that he has “zero intention of following” Stevens’s suggestion, and...
  • Graham: Trump firing Mueller would be 'the beginning of the end of his presidency'

    03/18/2018 8:21:40 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 88 replies
    CNN Fake News ^ | 18 March 2018 | Jennifer Hansler
    Sen. Lindsey Graham gave a stern warning Sunday to President Donald Trump against firing special counsel Robert Mueller. "As I said in the past, if he tried to do that, that would be the beginning of the end of his presidency," the South Carolina Republican said on CNN's "State of the Union."
  • 2 Republican senators suggest they’d support impeaching Trump if he fired Mueller (Flake & Graham)

    03/20/2018 9:28:59 PM PDT · by Innovative · 117 replies
    Vox ^ | March 20, 2018 | Andrew Prokop
    Amid recent chatter that Trump could fire special counsel Robert Mueller, Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) both suggested Tuesday that if the president took that step, impeachment would be the appropriate response. Graham and Flake’s commitments to this position were hardly rock-solid and may well not be shared by very many other Republicans in the Senate (or the House of Representatives, which is where the impeachment process would have to begin). Still, the statements are a significant warning to Trump from two members of his own party about how Mueller’s dismissal could end for him. First, when...
  • Trump’s State Dept., CIA picks will be confirmed despite Rand Paul’s objections, Lindsey Graham says

    03/18/2018 9:13:20 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 18, 2018 | Tom Howell Jr.
    Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said he thinks President Trump’s picks to lead the State Department and CIA will make it through the Senate, despite Sen. Rand Paul’s pledge to try and block the nominees. Mr. Graham said CIA Director Mike Pompeo will make a suitable replacement for Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, since he shares Mr. Trump’s world view — including a tough line against North Korea. “He will get confirmed,” Mr. Graham told CNN’s State of the Union. Mr. Paul, a libertarian-minded Republican from Kentucky, said he fears. Mr. Pompeo is a throwback to Republicans who...
  • The 6 Songs Billy Graham Picked for His Funeral

    03/05/2018 11:11:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 03/05/2018 | SARAH EEKHOFF ZYLSTRA
    As Billy Graham is laid to rest in North Carolina today, the 2,000 invited funeral attendees will listen to—or sing together—six songs. Graham, who planned his own funeral [see CT’s live report], was the one who chose them. In this, he seems to have taken the path of his longtime music director Cliff Barrows. “I want a lot of music,” Barrows instructed Billy Graham Evangelistic Association choir director Tom Bledsoe before he died in 2016. “And I want the people to sing.” Graham’s six picks: “Until Then” (Stuart Hamblen, 1958), performed by musical artist Linda McCrary-Fisher“All Hail the Power of...
  • The Heavily Decorated Army Major Escorting Trump At Billy Graham’s Funeral Is Graham’s Grandson

    03/04/2018 9:44:00 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 33 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 03/02/2018 | BENNY JOHNSON
    Donald Trump arrived at Billy Graham’s funeral in North Carolina Friday, where he was escorted by a very special member of the Graham family. As POTUS walked to the tent where Graham’s family and dignitaries were gathered, he was met halfway by a uniformed Army Major. The two saluted each other and the Major escorted the first and second families to their seats. What many watching may not know is the identity of that man. He is Billy Graham’s grandson, Edward. Edward graduated from West Point and served seven tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he was once injured by...
  • Graham: If DACA Ends and ‘A Lot’ of Recipients Are Deported, ‘That Would Destroy the Party’

    02/27/2018 2:59:13 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 27, 2018 | Ian Hanchett
    While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) argued that if Republicans don’t do anything on DACA, the program ends, “and a lot of these young people start getting deported,” it would “destroy” the Republican Party. He further stated that doing nothing on DACA is not “even a viable option.”
  • Billy Graham's Funeral (Is this a vanity?)

    02/24/2018 5:34:47 PM PST · by NorthWoody · 37 replies
    Been around here a long time, but this is my first post. I'm not sure if it's a vanity or not, but hopefully it's well-received. I'm wondering about people's opinion on the question of whether Billy Graham would be receiving the same (well-deserved) honors and attention after his passing if Obama the Commie was still the president. This question occurred to me on the way home tonight, and I'd like to hear what y'all think.
  • Gay activists say the mourning over Billy Graham’s death is “disturbing”

    02/24/2018 11:51:57 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 57 replies
    The Bridgehead ^ | 2-23-18 | Jonathon Van Maren
    I wasn’t going to write anything about Billy Graham’s passing simply because I don’t have anything new or interesting to say about him. I never met him, although my grandmother went to hear him out of curiosity at the Feyenoord Stadium in Rotterdam in 1955 with a fellow nurse. I attend a conservative Reformed church, and so our theology runs to the George Whitefield tradition as opposed to the more Wesleyan tradition of Billy Graham, who apparently preached directly to more than 210 million people—the largest number of anyone in human history. But the response to Graham’s death was interesting,...
  • Billy Graham to lie in honor at Capitol: House speaker

    02/22/2018 1:26:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 77 replies ^ | February 22, 2018 | Ian Simpson
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The body of evangelist Billy Graham will lie in honor under the U.S. Capitol rotunda next week as Congress pays tribute to a clergyman who counseled presidents and preached the Gospel to millions worldwide, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday. Graham, who died at his home near Asheville, North Carolina, on Wednesday at age 99, will arrive at the white-domed Capitol on Feb. 28 and lie in honor there until the following day, Ryan said in a statement. “Members of the public and Capitol Hill community are invited to pay their respects to the late reverend...
  • ‘Teen Vogue’ Columnist Tells Billy Graham to ‘Have Fun in Hell, Bitch'

    02/21/2018 4:01:42 PM PST · by Kazan · 171 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 21, 2018 | By Craig Bannister
    “Teen Vogue” Columnist Lauren Duca responded to news of Rev. Billy Graham’s death by telling him to, “Have fun in hell, bitch.” Taking to Twitter after news broke that the world-renowned and beloved evangelist had died Wednesday at age 99, Duca mocked Graham’s longevity and hurled her insult: “The big news today is that Billy Graham was still alive this whole time. Anyway, have fun in hell, bitch.” After receiving backlash on Twitter for her hateful irreverence, Duca doubled-down on her comment, declaring that “Respecting the dead” only applies to people who weren’t evil pieces of sh*t while they were...
  • Billy Graham: Pastor to Presidents

    02/21/2018 7:08:30 AM PST · by oxcart · 35 replies
    Billy Graham has often said, “Whether the story of Christ is told in a huge stadium, across the desk of a powerful leader, or shared with a golfing companion, it satisfies a common hunger. All over the world, whenever I meet people face-to-face, I am made aware of this personal need among the famous and successful, as well as the lonely and obscure.” Every U.S. President since World War II has met with Billy Graham. Both Johnson and Nixon, the two who probably sought him the most, offered him high positions in government — which he quickly and politely refused....