Lindsey Graham

  • US Senate Apr 16

    South Carolina’s Lindsey Graham Outraised by Democratic Challenger

    In his pursuit of a fourth term representing South Carolina, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has been outraised for the first time by his Democratic challenger, in a record-breaking quarterly period that sets up a competitive multimillion-dollar campaign leading into the general election

  • Lindsey Graham Feb 18

    Graham Tells Defense Secretary Esper He Could ‘Make Your Life Hell’ in Battle Over Africa Policy

    Sen. Lindsey Graham and a bipartisan group of lawmakers, uniting against a Trump administration idea to withdraw U.S. troops from part of Africa, pushed back during a fiery exchange with Defense Secretary Mark Esper over the weekend, according to four people present at or familiar with the meeting.

  • Lindsey Graham Feb 9

    Graham: DOJ Has Process to Review Giuliani’s Ukraine Info

    The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, a close ally of President Donald Trump, said Sunday that the Justice Department has established a way to review information gathered in Ukraine by Trump personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who has targeted Democrat Joe Biden and his son. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Attorney General William Barr told him during a conversation...

  • impeachment trial Jan 24

    Senate Impeachment Trial Key Moments: Democrats’ Arguments Day 2

    Democratic House managers on Thursday continued to lay out their case for impeachment at the Senate trial of President Donald Trump. Here are some of the top moments you may have missed.

  • impeachment Jan 24

    Face of Impeachment: Schiff Sets Tone With Appeals to Senate

    Rep. Adam Schiff is the face of the House’s impeachment case against President Donald Trump

  • Donald Trump Jan 24

    ‘Right Is Supposed to Matter’: Schiff Closes by Making Case for Trump’s Removal

    Rep. Adam Schiff made an forceful case for President Donald Trump’s removal from office at the close of the second day of Democrats’ opening arguments at the Senate impeachment trial.

  • Susan Collins Dec 24, 2019

    Trump Backs Sen. Collins, Who Refused to Vote for Him in 2016

    President Donald Trump is signaling support for the reelection of Republican Sen. Susan Collins, who emerged in 2016 as one of his critics. The longtime Maine senator is facing a potentially tough reelection fight next year. She is under pressure from Democrats in part because of the key vote she cast in favor of the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice…

  • Lindsey Graham Dec 11, 2019

    Graham, Horowitz Agree Report Offers No ‘Vindication’ For Comey

     Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., questions DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz about what his report on the FBI’s surveillance of Trump campaign staffer Carter Page does to frame the conduct of former FBI Director James Comey.

  • Donald Trump Oct 31, 2019

    US Extends Civil Nuclear Cooperation Waivers for Iran

    The Trump administration is keeping alive one of the last remaining components of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal by extending sanctions waivers that allow foreign companies to work with Iran’s civilian nuclear program without U.S. penalties. The waivers had been due to expire Tuesday but were extended by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for another 90 days. The extensions were...

  • Donald Trump Oct 11, 2019

    Sen. Lindsey Graham Duped by Russian Pranksters

    Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., was duped into phone conversations with Russian pranksters posing as Turkish officials in August, his office confirmed to NBC News. “We have been successful in stopping many efforts to prank Senator Graham and the office, but this one slipped through the cracks. They got him,” Graham spokesman Kevin Bishop told NBC. Read More

  • Donald Trump Oct 9, 2019

    Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Halt Arms Sales to Turkey

    A bipartisan Senate bill would halt U.S. military assistance to NATO ally Turkey and clamp sanctions on the U.S. assets of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan because of his country’s invasion Wednesday of northern Syria. The measure effectively rebukes President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to pull U.S. troops from the region. Soon after their withdrawal, Erdogan commenced air and ground...

  • Donald Trump Aug 2, 2019

    GOP Pushes Immigration Bill, Skirting Rules as Dems Protest

    Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee upended the rules Thursday for immigration legislation that would extend family detentions as chairman Lindsey Graham muscled the measure forward over the objections of Democrats. It’s one last battle, led by a top ally of President Donald Trump, before senators break for a long August recess and the start of 2020 campaigning with immigration...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Jul 23, 2019

    FBI Director: Russians ‘Absolutely Intent’ on Election Interference

    FBI Director Christopher Wray answers a line of questioning about Russian interference in elections from Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., during Tuesday’s hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Donald Trump May 15, 2019

    Trump to Launch New Immigration Overhaul Push

    After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Donald Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan on Thursday as he tries to convince the American public and lawmakers that the nation’s legal immigration system should be overhauled. The latest effort, spearheaded by Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, focuses on beefing up border security and rethinking the green card...

  • Donald Trump May 2, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump, AG Barr Distort Mueller Report Findings

    President Donald Trump and his team are still twisting the findings of the special counsel’s report on the Russia investigation. At a Senate hearing Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr echoed Trump’s refrain of “no collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russia, insisting that any and all allegations of collusion have been “proven false.” That’s not the case. Senate Judiciary Committee...

  • Massachusetts Apr 29, 2019

    Joe Biden Should Apologize to Anita Hill: Seth Moulton

    Should Joe Biden apologize to Anita Hill? One Democrat running for president says yes, but not everyone agrees. Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton says the former vice president should apologize for the way Hill was treated during confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Moulton said Hill “was treated terribly” when she testified to Biden’s committee in 1991 that Thomas...

  • Donald Trump Mar 22, 2019

    Trump Calls Mueller Probe ‘an Illegal Takedown That Failed’

    President Donald Trump claimed vindication after nearly two years of unrelenting investigation on Sunday, seeing “complete and total exoneration” in the Justice Department’s account of special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings and signaling he was eager to go on offense in the political fight ahead. A buoyant Trump reacted to the release of Mueller chief findings with a mix of celebration,...

  • Donald Trump Feb 20, 2019

    Pentagon Chief’s Syria Briefing Irks Lawmakers

    Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan clashed with Sen. Lindsey Graham over the administration’s Syria policy during a briefing last weekend, prompting Graham to unleash a string of expletives and declare himself Shanahan’s “adversary,” NBC News reported, citing two officials in the briefing and three others familiar with the conversation. The contentious briefing on the sidelines of the Munich Security...

  • Donald Trump Jan 17, 2019

    Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats’ Wall Fight

    Of all the issues at stake as President Donald Trump and Democrats wrangle over his prized border wall, the latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government agencies reopen. It sounds like one of those perplexing snits that frustrates Americans and prompts them to blame both parties for Washington’s dysfunction. But it’s actually...

  • Donald Trump Jan 14, 2019

    Trump Declares He’ll ‘Never Back Down’ in Shutdown Fight

    With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat Monday, declaring he would “never ever back down.” Trump rejected a suggestion to reopen the government for several weeks while negotiations would continue with Democrats over his demands for $5.7 billion for a long, impregnable wall along the...

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