Lindsey Graham's Horrific New Bet
by Ben Cohen
Of all the Republicans who supported Donald Trump throughout his presidency, Lindsey Graham is one of the most worst offenders. When Trump was running for president in 2016, Graham called him a “race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot”. Trump, according to Graham, was “the most flawed nominee in the history of the Republican Party.”
"You know how you make America great again?” Graham said on CNN. “Tell Donald Trump to go to hell".
Months later, Graham became the new president’s golfing buddy, confidant, and new best friend. During Trump’s tenure in the White House, Graham stuck with him through every racist, criminal, treasonous act, covered up for his grotesque incompetence, then refused to vote to impeach him after he tried to overthrow the election and incited a coup in January of 2021.
“Donald Trump was my friend before the riot and I’m trying to keep a relationship with him after the riot,” Graham told Axios. “I still consider him a friend.”
Now that it appears Trump almost certainly violated the Espionage Act and could be facing jail time, Graham is back out on a right wing media tour defending the ex president — and making a new, horrific bet on the future of the country.
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