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Title: Graham hopes for last-minute Senate campaign boost from Supreme Court hearings
Post by: mystery-ak on October 16, 2020, 12:37:28 PM
Graham hopes for last-minute Senate campaign boost from Supreme Court hearings
by Naomi Lim, Political Reporter |
 | October 16, 2020 07:58 AM

Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearings were conveniently timed for Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, coinciding with the closing three weeks of his closer-than-expected reelection bid in South Carolina.

The 17-year senator prominently features in negative ads cut by Democrats, seeking to turn public opinion against him as Senate Republicans work to elevate Barrett to the country's highest court.

And Democrats gladly accepted Graham's 2016 invitation to hold him accountable for the GOP blocking former President Barack Obama from appointing Judge Merrick Garland to the bench because it was an election year.

“I want you to use my words against me. If there’s a Republican president in 2016 and a vacancy occurs in the last year of the first term, you can say Lindsey Graham said, 'Let’s let the next president, whoever it might be, make that nomination,'" he said at the time.

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https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/graham-hopes-for-last-minute-senate-campaign-boost-from-supreme-court-hearings (https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/graham-hopes-for-last-minute-senate-campaign-boost-from-supreme-court-hearings)
Title: Re: Graham hopes for last-minute Senate campaign boost from Supreme Court hearings
Post by: Fishrrman on October 16, 2020, 08:09:41 PM
Mr. Graham IS going to pick up some votes for his performance as Judiciary Committee Chairman. Certainly enough to guarantee him a win.

Hopefully, a few other Senators will enjoy a boost, as well.

At least one Pubbie senator -- Collins -- is gonna go down because of her refusal to support Barrett (although she may have been on track to lose anyway).

Now it's up to Mr. McConnell to get the job done next week.
Title: Re: Graham hopes for last-minute Senate campaign boost from Supreme Court hearings
Post by: LegalAmerican on October 16, 2020, 08:24:33 PM
Graham hopes for last-minute Senate campaign boost from Supreme Court hearings
by Naomi Lim, Political Reporter |
 | October 16, 2020 07:58 AM

Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearings were conveniently timed for Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, coinciding with the closing three weeks of his closer-than-expected reelection bid in South Carolina.

The 17-year senator prominently features in negative ads cut by Democrats, seeking to turn public opinion against him as Senate Republicans work to elevate Barrett to the country's highest court.

And Democrats gladly accepted Graham's 2016 invitation to hold him accountable for the GOP blocking former President Barack Obama from appointing Judge Merrick Garland to the bench because it was an election year.

“I want you to use my words against me. If there’s a Republican president in 2016 and a vacancy occurs in the last year of the first term, you can say Lindsey Graham said, 'Let’s let the next president, whoever it might be, make that nomination,'" he said at the time.

more
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/graham-hopes-for-last-minute-senate-campaign-boost-from-supreme-court-hearings (https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/graham-hopes-for-last-minute-senate-campaign-boost-from-supreme-court-hearings)


The difference was;  OBAMA...was leaving the office in his 8th year.   POTUS TRUMP....IS NOT.  HE WILL HAVE ANOTHER 4 YEARS.  Easy for me to see.  lol  POTUS TRUMP WILL HAVE ANOTHER 4 YEARS.  I know facts never matter, or logic,  to any lefts. 
Title: Re: Graham hopes for last-minute Senate campaign boost from Supreme Court hearings
Post by: LegalAmerican on October 16, 2020, 08:26:31 PM
Most of us don't trust Lindsey.  That is the problem.  I don't vote in his state.  And SUSAN  COLLINS, just needs to become demon-rat.  Same with ROMNEY.  Who are they kidding?  NO ONE.
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I don't disagree as to the wisdom of such a law...but lets fully acknowledge that it IS the law that the President is adhering to.It is deeply unethical and anti-conservative for any GOP Senator to oppose the President when he is defending our southern border BY following the law as written.=SENATOR

 12:40 PM - Today MAY 2020
Marco Rubio is one of the gang of eight.  4 dems, 4 republican RINOS...Marco Rubio, John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Flake.  ALL SUPPORT BRINGING IN ILLEGALS.   Rubio is hispanic and supports hispanics.  RUBIO IS NOT FOR AMERICA. Yes they are all PUKES...  Remember these names, if you are in their state. Most don't come up for re-election till 2022...SADLY. RE-CALL THEM ALL? 
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The 12 Senate Republicans who voted AGAINST POTUS BORDER EMERGENCY;
 Roger Wicker of Mississippi,
Marco Rubio of Florida,
 Rob Portman of Ohio,
*** *********Susan Collins of Maine,
 Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,
Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania,
 Roy Blunt of Missouri,
 Lamar Alexander of Tennessee,
********* Mitt Romney of Utah,
 ***Rand Paul of Kentucky,
Jerry Moran of Kansas
and Mike Lee of Utah.