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Lindsey Graham, one man PR shop for the Afghan resistance

Lindsey Graham, one man PR shop for the Afghan resistance

Multiple lawmakers and lobbyists have tipped Mediafrolic about Graham's efforts, and the senator himself confirmed his work in his signature freewheeling style. Such freelance PR from a minority party senator underscores the precarious status of the Washington debate over dealing with the Taliban-led government in Kabul. It also goes to show that even if Trump is out of power, the sociable Graham has a unique ability to influence the capital's political machinery. "I want to make his voice heard," Graham said in an interview about Saleh this week. “I'm going all in. hold our...

Tap Dancing With Trump: Lindsey Graham’s Search For Relevance

Tap Dancing With Trump: Lindsey Graham’s Search For Relevance

"I'm jokingly referring to Senator Graham as Senator Graham 1.0 and the Senator Graham 2.0 that came along during the Trump years, with the 2.0 being the preferred upgrade," said Nate Leupp, president of the Greenville County Republicans and one of many. party leaders in South America. Carolina, who said they had long been wary of the senator's "misfit" alliances.Graham's 2016 presidential primaries — a bit of a coward, meant to take him to the national stage as a solo act — was a humbling reminder of how vulnerable he was at home: When...

Sen. Lindsey Graham Urges People To Get Vaccinated After He Recovers From COVID-19

Sen. Lindsey Graham Urges People To Get Vaccinated After He Recovers From COVID-19

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday urged constituents to get immunized against COVID-19, crediting vaccines for his recovery after he was sick with the coronavirus last week. The 66-year-old Republican, who is fully vaccinated, announced last week that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing mild flu-like symptoms. In remarks on the Senate floor on Tuesday, Graham thanked colleagues for their well wishes. He said there had been a “couple of really bad days” but he was doing better. “I think the worst is behind me,” he said. “I want to reinforce...

‘Get A Grip’: Lindsey Graham Gets Smoked For Declaring He’d Go To War For Chick-Fil-A

‘Get A Grip’: Lindsey Graham Gets Smoked For Declaring He’d Go To War For Chick-Fil-A

Inspire an insurrection? Forgivable. Systemic racism? Not a problem. But if you criticize Chick-fil-A, you’d better watch out, because that’s the hill Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is willing to die on. The senator devoted a tweet thread to defending the chicken sandwich chain on Wednesday after students at the University of Notre Dame wrote a letter opposing a proposed Chick-fil-A restaurant on its Indiana campus. Students at the Catholic college cited “ethical concerns” over the chain’s well-known anti-LGBTQ stance and donations to anti-LGBTQ causes. Graham said it was “disappointing to hear some ND students and faculty...

Chris Wallace confronts Lindsey Graham for opposing Manchin’s voting rights proposal

Chris Wallace confronts Lindsey Graham for opposing Manchin’s voting rights proposal

Fox News host Chris Wallace confronted Senator Lindsey Graham this week for opposing Senator Joe Manchin's (D-WV) compromise on the voting rights bill that Democrats are trying to push through Congress. Wallace Questions Graham After reviewing some aspects of Manchin's proposal, Wallace asked, "Can you agree to the stripped-down version of Manchin, and if not, why not?" "I don't like the idea of ​​stripping state legislators from redistricting," Graham replied. "As much as I like Joe Manchin, the answer would be no." Wallace fired back by talking about some of the differences Manchin made...

Lindsey Graham Slammed For Assault Rifle Photo-Op

Lindsey Graham Slammed For Assault Rifle Photo-Op

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) was slammed by the father of a school shooting victim as a “pathetic ghoul” for a video showing himself firing an assault-style rifle as America reels from a series of deadly mass shootings. “Now, why would anybody need to own an AR-15?” Graham, who vehemently opposes President Joe Biden’s proposal to ban the military-style weapons, rhetorically asked Thursday in tweets accompanying the short clip. Graham, a prominent Donald Trump sycophant who shares the GOP’s allegiance to the gun lobby, answered his own question by fearmongering over a “modern world without...

Lindsey Graham is Daring Joe Biden to Bring an Assault Weapon Bill to Senate Floor

Lindsey Graham is Daring Joe Biden to Bring an Assault Weapon Bill to Senate Floor

On Monday, the United States suffered yet another mass shooting. The gunman in the Boulder, Colorado incident was armed with a Ruger AR-556. As is the norm when a mass shooting occurs, Democrats called for common sense gun reform. Like the stimulus bill, gun control is not only popular with Democratic voters. Polls regularly show support for expanded gun control in the 80’s or 90’s. Still, Republican Senators were prepared to fight against any legislation that would prevent people from buying weapons of war. Leading this charge is Lindsey Graham. The South Carolina lawmaker...

Cuomo joked of ‘mounting’ former aide Lindsey Boylan: report

Cuomo joked of ‘mounting’ former aide Lindsey Boylan: report

The first woman to publicly accuse Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment claimed he once boorishly joked that he would “mount” her if he were a dog, a new report said. Lindsey Boylan, a former aide to the governor, revealed Cuomo’s creepy remark in a lengthy interview with The New Yorker‘s Ronan Farrow, telling him that Cuomo made the gross joke in 2018 after a meeting at the Governor’s mansion. Boylan, 36, who is one of seven women to lodge accusations of sexual misconduct against the governor, said he made the comment after Cuomo’s...

Olympian Lindsey Vonn goes from skiing to hosting a dog competition show

Olympian Lindsey Vonn goes from skiing to hosting a dog competition show

Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn has reached the highest peak of athleticism for humans — so now she’s turning her attention to dogs. She’s hosting “The Pack,” premiering Nov. 20 on Amazon Prime. It’s a canine competition reality series following 12 teams of dogs and their human companions. “I was presented with this opportunity, and as soon as they said ‘dogs,’ I was in,” Vonn, 36, tells The Post. “I love animals, especially dogs — I have three of them– and they’ve been such a huge part of my life. Post-skiing career, I was...

Jaime Harrison Mocks “Sad” Lindsey Graham for Ducking Latest Debate

Jaime Harrison Mocks “Sad” Lindsey Graham for Ducking Latest Debate

There are a lot of things going wrong for Lindsey Graham right now. The South Carolina senator has been getting crushed fundraising wise and has taken to regularly begging for donations on Fox News. Graham is also up against a really tough challenger in Jaime Harrison. And Harrison has been getting under the senator’s skin in the worst way.  The democratic challenger when viral during their first debate when he brought his own plexiglass divider. The men were set to debate again tonight. Graham decided not to participate. The incumbent senator has decided that...

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