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UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019

In Afghanistan, Sen. Graham says U.S. troop drawdown coming

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday that President Donald Trump will announce an American troop drawdown from Afghanistan this week, which will likely begin next year.

Jennifer Rubin: Graham lives down to low expectations

Amidst his boot-licking and willful ignorance of a “quid pro quo,” Sen. Lindsey Graham has left little doubt that he has the slightest intention of doing his job as a …

Lindsey Graham says U.S. must sanction Turkey for testing Russian arms

WASHINGTON – Two leading senators pressed Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to comply with existing law and impose sanctions on Turkey for purchasing and testing a Russian-made missile system. South …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Secure border is ‘better for the middle school kids’ than new school, Lindsey Graham says

A secure border is ‘better for the middle school kids’ than the new school whose funding is being appropriated for President Trump’s border wall, says Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019

Graham urging Trump to reopen government for a few weeks

A Republican lawmaker close to Trump says he’s pushing Trump to reopen government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall before taking …

Dana Milbank: Rest in peace, Lindsey Graham

We lost two mavericks within a week. Last Saturday, we lost the legendary John McCain. On Tuesday, we lost his loyal sidekick, Sen. Lindsey O. Graham.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018

GOP senators target dossier author in criminal referral

Two Republican senators have made the first known criminal referral in congressional investigations of

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017

Menendez gets support of colleagues as mistrial motion looms

Sen. Bob Menendez got a hand from colleagues on both sides of the political aisle in his corruption trial Thursday, with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and fellow New Jersey Democratic …

McConnell: Debate over nation’s health care will continue

The partisan battle over the country’s health care system will “certainly continue,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. But he stopped short of saying whether the chamber will vote …

Graham says GOP in trouble if Obama’s health care law stands

A GOP senator says all Republicans are in trouble politically if they’re unable to scrap former President Barack Obama’s health care law and replace it with a better one.

Senators prepare bill to block firing of special counsel

Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are working on legislation that could attempt to insulate Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired.

Senators say new strategy is needed to win in Afghanistan

A U.S. congressional delegation led by Sen. John McCain visited Kabul on Tuesday for the U.S. Independence Day, meeting with Afghan government leaders and military officials to discuss the more …

Grassley accuses law enforcement officials of withholding information in Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON – Sen. Charles Grassley on Wednesday accused federal law enforcement officials of lying to lawmakers about their willingness to share information with them as part of congressional oversight.

Senators seek evidence to support Trump’s wiretapping claim

WASHINGTON – The leaders of a congressional inquiry into Russia’s efforts to sway the U.S. election called on the Justice Department on Wednesday to produce any evidence that supports President …

Sen. Graham blasts Trump for praising Assange, doubting U.S. intelligence agencies

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Wednesday criticized President-elect Donald Trump for praising Julian Assange while expressing skepticism of Russian hacking.

Jeb Bush won’t vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton

Jeb Bush the voter plans to sit out the presidential race in November. The ex-presidential candidate wrote on Facebook Friday that he won’t vote for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump …

Lindsey Graham won’t vote for Trump or Clinton

Sen. Lindsey Graham won’t be voting for either of the major party presidential nominees. “I think Donald Trump is going places that very few people have gone, and I’m not …

Graham calls Trump a ‘nut job’ who likely wins GOP nomination

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who unsuccessfully sought his party’s presidential nomination, on Thursday called Donald Trump a “nut job” who likely will win the GOP nod, but lose in November’s …

Republican Lindsey Graham drops out of presidential race

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

Kathleen Parker: Understanding Islam must start at grassroots

Sen. Lindsey Graham, not Donald Trump, spoke for true American values during debate.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 5, 2015

Christie, Huckabee relegated to undercard at next GOP debate

Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee have been bumped from the main stage at next week’s GOP presidential debate, while George Pataki and Lindsey Graham have been cut from the lineup …