In a series of tweets this Wednesday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) gave his opinion that additional testimony in the impeachment effort against President Trump is "unnecessary," regardless of the leaked revelations from an unpublished manuscript of John Bolton's upcoming book. According to Graham, "one could assume everything attributable to John Bolton is accurate and still the House case would fall well below the standards to remove a president from office."
Graham then turned the focus of his thread to Joe Biden, writing that "there is ample evidence for the President to be concerned about conflicts of interest on behalf of Hunter Biden and that Vice President Joe Biden’s failure to take appropriate action was unacceptable."
Graham later added that there is a "mountain of evidence to suggest the Bidens’ behavior was harmful to the United States."
This combination, in my view, undercut America’s message on reforming corruption in Ukraine. There is a mountain of… https://t.co/llrgFFKAmd— Lindsey Graham (@Lindsey Graham) 1580316421.0
Graham's contention, of course, was met with a wave of pushback from Trump's critics on Twitter:
@LindseyGrahamSC This is not about Biden, I repeat this is not about Biden. It’s about getting to the truth about t… https://t.co/8Q2Ht8McXT— tired citizen (@tired citizen) 1580316979.0
@LindseyGrahamSC Shame on you. You were there! You know Biden acted under the OFFICIAL position of the United State… https://t.co/99hJy9CcFn— Thiscantbehappening (@Thiscantbehappening) 1580319877.0
@LindseyGrahamSC Bidens are not on trial. However @realDonaldTrump is. #WeWantWitnesses— jen (@jen) 1580318880.0
@LindseyGrahamSC Absolutely not true. you're lying again. Biden acted on the policy dictated by our government not… https://t.co/L1GoNSOGTV— Phydeauz (@Phydeauz) 1580319395.0
@LindseyGrahamSC Of greater concern to most Americans is the corruption taking place right here, right now with thi… https://t.co/6POjZloasX— Hank (@Hank) 1580319807.0
@LindseyGrahamSC Where is this mountain of evidence. Rudy said he gave it to Fox Entertainment and they say they h… https://t.co/qV5su0Xhdo— ChiefCoyote (@ChiefCoyote) 1580320046.0
@LindseyGrahamSC John McCain is spinning in his grave over your complicity and corruption in service to Trump. Shame on you— Mamakuzzy (@Mamakuzzy) 1580321392.0
@LindseyGrahamSC Scared of the truth?— Mary C. Ehret, J.D. (@Mary C. Ehret, J.D.) 1580320851.0