Its. Lindsey Graham (RSC) rejected alleged evidence of electoral fraud in the 2020 election presented to them by Rudy Giuliani, the former president’s personal lawyer. Donald Trump, as appropriate for “third grade”, according to a new book From Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
As Trump intensifies his rhetoric about the stolen election and calls for the president to be overturned Joe BidenIn early January, Graham, a Trump loyalist, asked for hard evidence to support allegations of a “rigged” vote, Woodward and Costa wrote in “Peril” released Tuesday.
Graham, who will before this Trump’s claims supported, was then chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He sent the alleged evidence to the committee’s lawyer, Lee Holmes. Holmes found “looseness, the overbearing tone of certainty, and inconsistency unworthy,” according to excerpts from the book. Posted on Monday by. “The memo, he determined, ‘adds nothing.’”
Woodward and Costa said Graham told Trump over the phone this summer that he would “nonsense” his presidency. Trump hung up on Graham, he pointed out.
Graham was Outspoken critic of Trump Prior to the 2016 election, he called him a “cook” and “unfit for office” and warned that “if we nominate Trump, we will perish … and we will deserve it.” He then became one of her most devoted apologists, even promoting her to the Nobel Peace Prize.
After the January 6 US Capitol riots, Graham (who voted to testify to President Joe Biden’s victory) said on the Senate floor that he had “one hell of a visit” with Trump, but “enough “
But he has since claimed that the GOP “cannot grow” or move forward without Trump, warning that “those who are trying to erase him are going to be erased” and said that he is trying to channel the “magic” within the former president.