The chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee had his own words used against him in a hard-hitting new ad from the Lincoln Project.
“If an opening comes in the last year of President Trump’s term, and the primary process has started, we’ll wait till the next election,” Graham promised The Atlantic‘s Jeffrey Goldberg in October of 2018.
It wasn’t the only time Graham had made such a claim, as was pointed out by Vanita Gupta, the president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Just in case you don’t know – Lindsey Graham is now the chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee. We will use his words against him.
— Vanita Gupta (@vanitaguptaCR) September 19, 2020
As Trump is pushing the Senate to confirm whomever he nominates, Graham’s statements have taken on added meaning.
Graham also has political considerations, the confirmation could keep him from campaigning in South Carolina, where he is facing a tough challenge from Jaime Harrison.
Here is the Lincoln Project’s new ad:
Lindsey said he wants us to use his words against him. Ok, done. pic.twitter.com/HrYrpVZyuw
— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) September 20, 2020
Trump supporter ‘carried out on a stretcher’ as heat takes its toll on Tampa rally crowd: ‘Multiple people have passed out’
Medical personnel provided assistance to supporters of President Donald Trump during his Thursday rally in Tampa, Florida.
Reporters at the scene say that several people suffered heat related ailments.
"It’s hot hot hot at Trump’s large rally. 87 [degrees] and 71% humidity. Have noticed EMTs provide assistance for at least two people in the crowd, one carried out on a stretcher. Staffers trying get water bottles to people but quickly running out and having to restock," said Emily Larsen of Washington Examiner.
Trump’s latest convoluted Biden conspiracy is that he thinks Antifa is the same as the United States
It's difficult to understand the precise reasoning behind President Donald Trump's latest claim made at a Tampa, Florida rally on Thursday.
According to Trump, Biden once said that Antifa is an "idea" not an organization. Biden also said that America is an "idea." Ergo, Biden thinks the United States is Antifa.
It's the same logic used by first-semester philosophy majors: My dog's hair is blond. Trump's hair is blond. Therefore, my dog is president.
Biden speaks about America as not just a country, but a groundbreaking government that had never been attempted in the world when the country was founded.
At least 6 Trump cabinet secretaries are accused or under investigation for violating federal law
An Additional Eight or More Administration Officials Also Accused or Under Investigation
At least six Trump Cabinet secretaries are under investigation for violating federal law or are accused of violating federal law, as are an additional eight or more administration officials.
The Cabinet secretaries include Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Attorney General Bill Barr, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf.
In recent days White House officials have been assisting President Donald Trump's re-election efforts so intensely that at least one has been officially named a campaign advisor – in addition to being paid by the taxpayers for their day job inside the executive branch.