Judge orders Lindsey Graham to testify before grand jury in Trump election probe

Judge orders Lindsey Graham to testify before grand jury in Trump election probe

This post was originally published on this siteA judge ordered Sen. Lindsey Graham to testify in front of a special grand jury investigating Trump’s alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 election results.

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Sen. Lindsey Graham says he’ll challenge subpoena in Georgia Trump probe

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he’ll challenge subpoena in Georgia Trump probe

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Lindsey Graham will challenge a subpoena for testimony in a Georgia probe into possible 2020 election interference by former President Donald Trump.

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Giuliani, Eastman, Graham among those subpoenaed in Georgia election probe

Giuliani, Eastman, Graham among those subpoenaed in Georgia election probe

This post was originally published on this siteThe latest raft of subpoenas marks a new phase of grand jury activity that reaches into Trump’s inner circle.

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Graham signals he’s a likely no on Biden SCOTUS pick

Graham signals he’s a likely no on Biden SCOTUS pick

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.), an influential Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, is signaling he’s leaning toward voting “no” on President Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, despite voting last year to…

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Lindsey Graham Calls for the Assassination of Vladimir Putin

Lindsey Graham Calls for the Assassination of Vladimir Putin

This post was originally published on this siteAnna Moneymaker A sitting United States senator thought it was a good idea on Thursday night to explicitly call for the assassination of Russian President Vladimir Putin. During an appearance on Fox News host Sean Hannity’s primetime program, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) declared...

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Lindsey Graham and Jim Clyburn are both encouraging Biden to pick the same Supreme Court nominee

Lindsey Graham and Jim Clyburn are both encouraging Biden to pick the same Supreme Court nominee

Federal appellate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger are widely considered the early frontrunners to succeed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. But the third name on most short lists, U.S. District Judge Michelle Childs, 55, got a bipartisan boost Sunday. 
Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) has been urging President Biden to elevate Childs for more than two years, since he convinced Biden to pledge to pick a Black woman for the highest court right before the South Carolina primary, The Associated Press reports. Clyburn credits Biden heeding that advice for his resounding win in South Carolina, the primary that turned around Biden’s struggling bid for the White House. 
Clyburn said Sunday he believes both of South Carolina’s Republican senators would vote to confirm Childs. 
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) did not commit to voting for Childs, but he was effusive in his praise. “I can’t think of a better person for President Biden to consider for the Supreme Court then Michelle Childs,” he said on CBS’s Face the Nation. “She has wide support in our state. She’s considered to be a fair-minded, highly gifted jurist. She’s one of the most decent people I’ve ever met.”
Graham also rejected a claim by Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) that Black female nominees would be “affirmative action” beneficiaries. “Affirmative action is picking somebody not as well qualified for past wrongs,” he said. “Michelle Childs is incredibly qualified. There’s no affirmative action component.” 
Biden has looked for diversity of experience in filling federal judicial seats — Jackson, for example, was a public defender. And unlike the other two reputed frontrunners, Childs did not graduate from an Ivy League school or clerk for a Supreme Court justice. She graduated from University of South Carolina School of Law and also has a business degree from the school plus a legal master’s from Duke. Before her appointment to the federal bench in 2010, she was in private practice.
Graham said he appreciated that Childs is “not Harvard or Yale.” He also noted “we’ve only had five women serve and two African American men” on the Supreme Court, “so let’s make the court more like America.” A spokeswoman for South Carolina’s other senator, Tim Scott (R), said Childs has a “respected reputation as a judge in South Carolina” and Scott “looks forward to engaging with her if she is the nominee.”

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Lindsey Graham warns Mitch McConnell he needs to make up with Trump or ‘fail’

Lindsey Graham warns Mitch McConnell he needs to make up with Trump or ‘fail’

Lindsey Graham warns Mitch McConnell he needs to make up with Trump or ‘fail’

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Lindsey Graham says the GOP will hand the presidential nomination to Trump in 2024 if he wants it

Lindsey Graham says the GOP will hand the presidential nomination to Trump in 2024 if he wants it

This post was originally published on this site U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told Fox News’ “Hannity” that the Republican nomination for president will be handed to Donald Trump if he wants it. The host and informal adviser to the 2020 campaign was off for the holiday break, so Graham...

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Lindsey Graham ‘berated’ Mitch McConnell on debt ceiling deal: report

Lindsey Graham ‘berated’ Mitch McConnell on debt ceiling deal: report

This post was originally published on this site There are some bitter feeling in the Senate GOP Caucus after GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) put together a deal to prevent the federal government from defaulting on loans. McConnell linked extending the debt ceiling with an issue to prevent cuts Medicare...

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Graham warns GOP about Trump’s wrath on debt vote

Graham warns GOP about Trump’s wrath on debt vote

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) offered a forceful warning to Republican colleagues during a private lunch on Wednesday, saying former President Trump will come down hard on any GOP senators who vote for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky…

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