Tag: Sen. Lindsey Graham

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PA Minister Defends Payments to Terrorists

Monthly payments to families of those imprisoned for attacking Israelis contribute to stability in Palestinian society rather than encourage terrorism, the senior Palestinian official in charge of disbursing them told The Jerusalem Post Sunday.

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announces a settlement with Volkswagen during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the …

Trump: Ask Sally Yates About Classified Information Leaked to Media

President Trump suggested to Senators on Monday morning that they ask Sally Yates, former Obama administration deputy attorney general and acting attorney general in the Trump administration’s early days, how classified information she went to the White House counsel with got leaked to the media soon after.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) (R) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) hold a news conference about military assistance to Israel at the U.S. Capitol September 20, 2016 in Washington, DC. Graham is threatening to stall approval of an agreement on military assistance between the U.S. and Israel by introducing legislation that …

Republican Senators Introduce Bill to Defund UN Over Anti-Israel Resolution

On Thursday, Republican Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced legislation that would defund the United Nations over the Security Council’s passage of UN Resolution 2334, which calls Israeli construction in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem “illegal.”

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Lindsey Graham Pushing to Suspend Aid to Palestinian Authority

WASHINGTON – Whether Israel likes it or not, the United States Senate will aggressively promote legislation next month aimed at cutting funding to two key allies of the Jewish state – the Palestinian Authority and Egypt, Sen. Lindsey Graham told The Jerusalem Post.

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., joined by, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., criticizes Republicans as allies of the gun lobby as Democratic senators call for gun control legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in an Orlando LGBT nightclub this week, Thursday, June 16, 2016, during a news conference on Capitol …

Sen. Schumer: I Salute Collins for Leading Fight for ‘Buck the NRA Bill’

The Democratic Senate Whip Sen. Charles Schumer (D.-N.Y.) told reporters that the most important thing about the No-Fly-No-Buy amendment proposed by Sen. Susan Collins (R.-Maine) is the opportunity to drive a wedge between the Republican Party and the National Rifle Association.

ormer St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman speaks at the Starkey Hearing Foundation's "So the World May Hear" Awards Gala on Sunday, July 20, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn. (Photo by

Former Sen. Norm Coleman Endorses Jeb Bush

Former Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) – who ended his prolonged re-election bid in 2009 by conceding to current Sen. Al Franken — is endorsing Jeb Bush for president.


Watch: Lindsey Graham Suspends Presidential Campaign

Monday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced in a YouTube video he will be suspending his campaign for the 2016 presidency. Transcript as follows: Today, I’m suspending my campaign for president. I want to thank everyone who has taken this journey with

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U.S. State Department: Iran ‘Destabilizing,’ ‘Unhelpful’ in Syria

United States State Department spokesman John Kirby called Iran’s “destabilizing activity” in Syria “unhelpful” but noted that the Islamic Republic would need to be more involved in the diplomatic process of achieving an end to the violence in the region sooner rather than later.

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Graham: Can’t Criticize Obama If Unwilling to Destroy ISIS with U.S. Ground Troops

Thursday on CNN’s “The Lead,” Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said he understands the sacrifice the military makes of “missing families, missing holidays,” risking getting “injured or killed.” But he added critics in the GOP cannot criticize President Barack Obama

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Graham: Obama ‘Delusional, Naive and Uninformed’ About the World

Wednesday on the “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) responded to President Barack Obama saying earlier in the day Iranian hardliners chanting “death to America” are  “making common cause” with Republicans.” Graham said, “It just shows


Watch: Lindsey Graham Shows How to Destroy a Cell Phone

After Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) called Republican presidential candidate and billionaire business mogul Donald Trump a “jackass,” Trump retaliated by giving  out Graham’s  cell phone number at a campaign event on Tuesday. Now in the latest installment of the feud,


GOP Senators Help Democrats Advance Repeal of Ban on U.S. Funding of Organizations Providing Abortions Overseas

Though the Republican Party claims to be the “pro-life” party, Politico reported Kirk, Collins, and Murkowski slithered up to pro-abortion Democrats to approve an amendment to the State Department appropriations bill that would permanently lift the restriction on funding organizations that provide abortions – one that President Ronald Reagan’s administration put in place.

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Attends Sen. Joni Ernst's Inaugural Roast And Ride Event

Scott Walker Stole Headlines In Iowa; Dr. Carson Had The Crowd

At a weekend event in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of Iowa, Dr. Ben Carson seemed to draw the biggest crowd of reporters and supporters. When asked what he plans to do to continue to rise in the polls, Carson told Breitbart News, “Be myself and if people like that, I’ll rise – and if they don’t I’ll fall.”

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Lindsey Graham: If It’s Hillary vs Rand, She Would ‘Tear Him Apart’

On CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper” on Tuesday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), a recently announced Republican presidential candidate, said considering the rising threat from radical Islam, his rival for the nomination, Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) isolationist foreign policy would give