Graham: Rand Paul to the Left of Obama on Iran

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “On the Record” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said while he would support  Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) if he won the Republican nomination for president in 2016, he is concerned because Paul’s view of Iran is “to the left of Obama.”

Graham said, “Basically is if Rand Paul is the nominee of the party I will support him but Rand Paul was the one senator that voted against my resolution two years ago saying that we will not allow Iran to get a nuclear capability and contain them. I think it would be lousy idea to give them a nuclear weapon and hope you could contain them. 90 senators agree with me.”

“One senator who opposed this resolution was Rand Paul,” he continued. “I don’t think the best way to negotiate with the Iranians is to have the one senator who would be okay with a nuclear Iran to go in to take Obama’s place. I think Rand Paul would be to the left of Obama on this it issue but if he is our nominee I will support it.”

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