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  • Graham says he won't advance Trump nominee for SDNY prosecutor without Schumer, Gillibrand consent

    06/20/2020 11:47:54 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 98 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 20 2020 | Marisa Schultz
    Sen. Lindsey Graham said Saturday he will not take up President Trump's nomination for a new U.S. attorney for Manhattan unless New York's Democratic senators sign off. Graham, a Republican from South Carolina who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he will honor the "blue slip" tradition and require the consent of home state senators to proceed -- in this case, Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. Graham's statement signals an uphill climb for Trump to get a new Senate-confirmed federal prosecutor in one of the nation’s most high-profile districts. It comes hours after Attorney General Bill Barr made a Friday...
  • (Linda) Graham: Every black man in America 'feels threatened' when stopped by cops

    06/16/2020 7:32:11 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 84 replies
    Fox News ^ | 16 Jun 2020 | Marisa Schultz
    Sen. Lindsey Graham kicked off a Senate hearing Tuesday on police brutality by contrasting his experience with police with that of his fellow South Carolina GOP colleague Sen. Tim Scott to illustrate the problem with policing today and to make the case for federal reform legislation. Scott, the Senate's lone black Republican, revealed in an emotional 2016 speech that he was stopped seven times in one year by law enforcement and experienced discrimination even on Capitol Hill as a sitting senator. “Tim and I have completely different experiences with the cops," Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said...
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham defeats 3 GOP challengers in quest for 4th term

    06/09/2020 7:46:20 PM PDT · by be-baw · 59 replies
    AP ^ | June 9, 2020 | Unattributed
    In the next step of a race already on pace to become the most expensive in South Carolina history, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has defeated three little-known GOP challengers, the last marker ahead of an expected general election face-off with Democrat Jaime Harrison. Graham, 64, bested fellow Republicans Duke Buckner, Michael Lapierre and Joe Reynolds in Tuesday’s primary election. Harrison was unopposed in his primary, and two Libertarians and one Constitution Party candidate have also filed to seek the seat.
  • Lindsey Graham Postpones Subpoena Vote on Obamagate / Spygate

    06/04/2020 5:07:57 PM PDT · by AnthonySoprano · 42 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 6/4/2020 | Joshua Caplan
    Lindsey Graham cancels Subpoena Vote on the Deep State Coup “Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has postponed a vote on whether to authorize subpoenas as part of the panel’s investigation into the origins of the FBI’s Trump-Russia probe. “We’re going to do what this committee needs to do, and we’re doing to fight it out and we’re going to vote. And we’re not going to be done today, so I don’t see a resolution this day, if you need to go somewhere go,” said Graham. “I think the best thing for us to do is...
  • These Are The 37 Senators That Voted To Allow FBI To Look At Your Internet History Without A Warrant

    05/17/2020 1:48:04 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 63 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 05.17.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    The US Senate has voted to give law enforcement agencies access to web browsing data without a warrant, dramatically expanding the government’s surveillance powers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. A bipartisan amendment that would have prohibited law enforcement agencies, such as the FBI, from obtaining the web browsing and internet search histories of Americans without a warrant failed to pass in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday by a single vote. We are talking about the USA Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2020 that would have required authorities to obtain a warrant before gaining access to American internet browsing and...
  • Levin: Does this sound like Lindsey Graham is going to investigate the Bidens as he has repeatedly said he would?

    03/01/2020 7:39:51 PM PST · by conservative98 · 58 replies
    Mark Levin Twitter ^ | 3/1/20 | Mark Levin
    Does this sound like Lindsey Graham is going to investigate the Bidens as he has repeatedly said he would?— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) March 1, 2020 ------------ Congratulations to Joe and Jill Biden, and the entire Biden team, on the well deserved big win in the #SCDemocraticPrimary. Best of luck in the future.#Socialism goes down hard tonight in South Carolina.— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) March 1, 2020
  • Graham, Cruz hit Trump for reportedly approving Iran nuclear waivers

    10/31/2019 12:23:59 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | - 10/31/19 12:21 PM EDT | MARTY JOHNSON
    GOP Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas) and Lindsey Graham (S.C.) criticized President Trump on Thursday for reportedly deciding to renew nuclear waivers for Iran. "This is disappointing and another lost opportunity to tear up the catastrophic Obama-Iran nuclear deal once and for all," the senators said in a joint statement tweeted by Cruz. "President Trump should immediately order his administration to stop issuing civil nuclear waivers."
  • Lindsey Graham slams Dem colleagues for brazen warning to Supreme Court

    08/14/2019 12:31:37 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 14, 2019 | Ronn Blitzer
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., blasted his Democratic colleagues on Wednesday for sending a stern and unusual warning to the Supreme Court earlier this week in connection with a gun case. Judiciary Committee members Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, and Richard Durbin, D-Ill., along with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., wrote in a brief filed Monday that the "Supreme Court is not well.” They suggested the court “heal itself” or face public pressure to be “restructured.” Graham said this was a clear reference to expanding the number of justices on the court to make it...
  • Lindsey Graham: Democrats, GOP Can ‘Come Together’ for Gun Confiscation Law

    03/09/2019 4:30:22 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09 March 2019 | AWR HAWKINS
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says firearm confiscation laws portend a way that Democrats and Republicans can “come together.” CNN reported that Graham has long supported red flag laws, which allow a court to issue firearm confiscation orders for individuals deemed a threat to themselves or others. House Democrats have already passed legislation during this Congress to criminalize private gun sales and extend the instant background check for firearm purchases. They are now pressing for $50 million in annual funding to bring academia into the gun control push. The Democrats have also been vocal in their support for...
  • Lindsey Graham: It’s Probably The End Of Trump’s Presidency If He Caves On The Wall

    01/03/2019 12:00:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/03/2018 | Allahpundit
    I’ve been blogging since the Bush presidency, through the war on terror, the rise of Obama, and the rise of Trump. I thought I’d seen it all.I never imagined an Ann Coulter/Lindsey Graham convergence on immigration.Is the man known to righties as “Grahamnesty” turning over a new leaf or is he working an angle here? The question answers itself. “He’s not going to sign a bill that doesn’t have money for the wall. I can tell you exactly how this is going to end. The president is going to challenge Democrats to compromise and if they continue to say...
  • Lindsey Graham Just Changed the Course of History

    09/28/2018 4:38:44 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 67 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) He said, she said, Lindsey said. Game over. – I’ve said this several times over the last year, ever since John McCain took ill and was forced to pretty much remove himself from the scene in the nation’s capital, but it bears repeating here: It is absolutely amazing just how great Lindsey Graham has become now that he is free from the pernicious influence of John McCain. It is not an overstatement to say that Lindsey Graham changed the course of history yesterday. Not an overstatement at all. Up to the point...
  • Graham says Trump called him after McCain tribute speech on Senate floor

    08/29/2018 3:20:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | August 29, 2018 | Veronica Stracqualursi
    Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that President Donald Trump called him after he delivered an emotional farewell to Sen. John McCain on the Senate floor, telling the South Carolina Republican he "did right by his friend." "He called yesterday after my speech and he couldn't have been nicer. He said, 'That was very sad. I just want to let you know you did right by your friend.' I said, Thank you Mr. President.'" Graham told CNN's Dana Bash in an interview on "Inside Politics" Wednesday, adding that the call from the President was "right out of the blue." Never one...
  • Linsey Graham destroys the FBI denial of bias with his questioning (I’m not joking)

    06/18/2018 1:02:10 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 130 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jun 18, 2018
    Link “Somebody is lying !!!”
  • Senate panel approves bill to protect special counsel

    04/26/2018 8:12:41 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 67 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/26/2018 | Jordain Carney
    The Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation on Thursday to protect special counsel Robert Mueller. In a 14-7 vote, the panel approved the bipartisan proposal that deeply divided Republicans on the committee. With every committee Democrat backing the legislation, only one Republican was needed to secure passage. In the end, 4 Republicans voted for the measure. The vote marks the first time Congress has advanced legislation to formally protect Mueller from being fired as Trump has publicly railed against him, and reportedly privately talked of firing him. The bill, sponsored by Sens. Chris Coons (D-Del.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)...
  • Shutdown looms as Republicans struggle for votes [D's hit 50 nos]

    01/18/2018 1:27:11 PM PST · by C19fan · 18 replies
    Politico ^ | January 18, 2018 | John Breshahan, Rachel Bade, and Burgess Everett
    The possibility of a government shutdown grew dramatically Thursday as House and Senate GOP leaders struggled to round up the votes to keep the government open past midnight Friday. Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) predicted that the House would pass a short-term funding measure on Thursday night. GOP leaders are gambling that rank-and-file Republicans won't want to risk being blamed for a shutdown and will end up supporting the short-term spending bill, which would keep the government open until Feb. 16.
  • Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'I'm not going to vote' for funding bill [Grahamnesty Alert]

    01/18/2018 11:20:33 AM PST · by advance_copy · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/17/2018 | Ashley Killough and Sunlen Serfaty
    Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday he won't vote for a short-term spending bill -- also known as a continuing resolution or CR -- that Republicans are attempting to pass by Friday night to avoid a government shutdown. The South Carolina Republican continued to push for the bipartisan proposal that he and five other senators pitched to the President last week -- which addresses the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program -- though that plan was rejected. "I'm not going to vote for a CR," Graham told reporters Wednesday. "I want to be fair to the DACA population. I want...
  • Prayer Request For Friend, Linda

    01/04/2018 7:54:40 AM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 30 replies
    Linda is a a good family friend who had a brain aneurysm with a stroke yesterday and needs prayers.
  • Graham rues Trump's support for Roy Moore (Lindsay wants the Senate to choose its own members!)

    11/26/2017 4:56:42 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 54 replies ^ | 11/26/17 | Caroline Kenny
    Sen. Lindsey Graham bemoaned President Donald Trump's support for Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore on Sunday, calling the move a lose-lose situation. "If he wins, we get the baggage of him winning, and it becomes a story every day about whether or not you believe the women or Roy Moore, should he stay in the Senate, should he be expelled?" Graham said on CNN's "State of the Union." "If you lose, you give the Senate seat to a Democrat at a time where we need all the votes we can get.
  • Lindsey Graham to Voters: If You Don’t Support DREAM Act – I Don’t Want You to Vote for Me (Video)

    07/21/2017 10:05:07 AM PDT · by johnk · 33 replies ^ | Jul 21st, 2017 8:33 am | Jim Hoft
    RINO Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told voters on Thursday that if they do not support amnesty for illegal children then he does not want their vote. He made the remarks during his press conference with far left Illinois Senator Dick Durbin. Its an attitude like this that may explain Graham’s lack of success in the 2016 presidential primary election. PJ Media reported: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) urged President Trump to support a revived DREAM Act and said at the “snap of his fingers” Trump could convince the Republican Party to unite behind providing a pathway to citizenship for all undocumented...
  • U.S. Republican Senator Graham to examine Trump's business deals: CNN

    05/09/2017 8:46:59 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 65 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 9, 2017 | by Susan Heavey
    U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said he wants to examine fellow Republican President Donald Trump's business dealings for any ties to Russia, CNN reported on Tuesday, one day after the issue was raised at a Senate hearing. Graham said it would be helpful to see Trump's tax records but that it was too soon to say whether he would be willing to subpoena them, according to CNN. Representatives for Graham could not be immediately reached to confirm the report or give more details. Representatives for the White House also could not be immediately reached.