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Lindsey Graham on Trump: America Won’t Elect ‘Birther’ President

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There are plenty of reasons why Donald Trump will never be president of the United States. But according to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), the number one reason is that Americans don’t want a “birther” in the White House.

Graham, who will not make it onto the main Fox News debate stage next Thursday night, is doing his best to bring the GOP frontrunner back down to Earth by arguing that Trump is not a realistic general election contender.

Asked by Newsmax TV host Steve Malzberg if Trump is going to win the Republican nomination, Graham replied, “No, because if he did, that would be the end of our chances.” He went on to say, “I don’t think you’re going to elect a man the president of the United States who’s a birther,” reminding voters that Trump allegedly spent thousands of dollars in 2011 sending investigators to Hawaii to prove President Barack Obama was born in Kenya.

Add to that fact Trump’s comments about Mexican “rapists” and Sen. John McCain not being a “war hero” and Graham said he just doesn’t think the billionaire mogul is “marketable.”

“Here’s what I would say to the Republican Party,” Graham continued. “You’re about to hire somebody that everyone else is firing.” If that happens, he said, the GOP will lose in 2016

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