Skip to comments.'Betrayed the American people': Lou Dobbs encourages South Carolina to vote Lindsey 'Stay tuned' Graham out
Posted on 10/23/2020 6:23:50 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
Fox Business host Lou Dobbs sent a message to South Carolinians on Friday: Feel free to vote Sen. Lindsey Graham out of office in November.
Dobbs, a veteran TV host and staunch supporter of President Trump, criticized the South Carolina Republican over his decision not to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter after concerns were raised about potential liberal bias in their fact-checking and social media monitoring of news articles and comments.
Graham had announced that the Senate Judiciary Committee, which he chairs, was close to getting a voluntary appearance by the heads of the companies, and he would wait until after the Nov. 3 election to have a hearing with the Silicon Valley executives.
But Dobbs didn't stop there when attacking Graham.
Dobbs pointed to unanswered questions regarding an investigation led by Graham into whether Obama administration officials had improperly targeted Trump's 2016 presidential campaign amid the Russia investigation. Graham has long gone on cable news shows hinting at major developments in his investigation, but substantial information has yet to come out about what occurred in that time frame.
"I dont know why anyone in the great state of South Carolina would ever vote for Lindsey Graham," Dobbs said. "It is just outrageous. This is a guy who keeps saying 'stay tuned.' He said he would get to the bottom of Obamagate with the Judiciary Committee, which has been a year and a half, actually longer, of absolute inert response to these pressing issues of our day."
Dobbs also played back Trump's one-time animosity toward Graham, whom he called a "disgrace" in 2016. Graham and Trump have since developed a better relationship, but Graham is typically not considered a loyalist to the president like some of his other Republican colleagues.
"Graham has betrayed President Trump at almost every turn," Dobbs said. "He has betrayed the American people and his oath of office. He's done absolutely nothing to investigate Obamagate except to tell everyone, 'Stay tuned.' Time and time again, 'Stay tuned.' Sen. Graham needs to be tuned out in South Carolina."
Graham, who has held his seat since 2003, is facing a competitive challenge from Democrat Jaime Harrison, whose fundraising efforts have broken national records in the 2020 campaign cycle. The race, likely one of the most closely watched in the country, is considered a "Toss Up" by the nonpartisan Cook Political Report.
We can’t afford the Rat to get that seat, as bad as Lindsey may be.
Primary him in 2026.
Isnt the primary the better time to take up this cause?
I love Lou and don’t care much for Graham but he comes through on occasion. A Dem would vote in lockstep with Schumer. That would be unthinkable.
I often wondered about that scene in Braveheart, when the Clans couldnt agree to fight the English Kings. Thats what this feels like. I get it now ...
Gotta say, one sees Dobbs’ point.
Pick up a couple of seats elsewhere, and send Lindsey home.
If one lived in SC, it would be tempting...
Some times its time to cut bait. I dont vote for Graham, but I wouldnt vote for him ever again I did.
Correction ...If I did.
Bad allies are worse than enemies.
Lindsey Graham doesn’t deserve to be re-elected but we don’t deserve what would happen to us if it means Chuck Schumer becomes Majority Leader
Vote him out now and replace him with a democrat? Thanks Lou for nuttin’.
Agree! This is NOT the time to turn against Graham. Right now, we need to keep every R Senate seat!
Sadly, I’m with Lou on this. Lyndsey’s just too much of a do-nothing liar and con man. We can get along without him.
Sometimes Lou gets carried away with himself.....I find it aggravating at times. Linda is the lesser of the two evils so just be quiet Lou!!
Last night was a bridge too far with him saying Biden locked up Pennsylvania. It was a very strange reaction.
If we lose the senate by a 51/49 margin, that is infinitely worse than whatever Linsay has done wrong.
Instead of Linsey, we’d actually get Schumer in our faces for the next 2-6 years as senate majority leader.
Easier said than done.
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