Lindsey Graham BLOWS UP on Dems as Hearing Spirals Out of Control: This is an ‘Unethical Sham!’
The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh spiraled totally out of control Thursday afternoon after Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) blew up on Democrats.
Graham, the first Republican not to yield his time to designated GOP questioner Rachel Mitchell, exploded after Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) issued a fiery call for the judge to request an FBI investigation.
“If you wanted an FBI investigation, you could have come to us!” Graham screamed at Durbin. “What you want to do is destroy this guy’s life, hold this seat open, and hope you win in 2020! You’ve said that! Not me!”
Graham then told Kavanaugh, “You’ve got nothing to apologize for.”
The South Carolina Senator noted that he voted in favor of Democratic-nominated Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, and said, “I would never do to them what you’ve done to this guy! This is the most unethical sham since I’ve been in politics! And if you really wanted to know the truth, you sure as hell wouldn’t have done what you’ve done to this guy!”
Graham’s outburst earned him praise from White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
.@LindseyGrahamSC has more decency and courage than every Democrat member of the committee combined. God bless him.
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) September 27, 2018
Watch above, via CNN.
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