President Donald Trump ripped into Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) on Thursday for his criticism of Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Va., tweeting that he was telling a “disgusting lie” and could not forget his “election trouncing.”
Senior GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bob Corker are rejecting White House suggestions that the general in charge of American-led forces in Afghanistan is responsible for losing the war and needs to be replaced.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) has called for a full repeal of Obamacare with a two-year delay rather than an immediate repeal and replace plan, following major defections from Republican senators on the proposed replacement bill.
The Trump administration’s 2018 defense budget proposal will likely extend sequestration into next year and lawmakers have no strategy to end it despite the severe impact on U.S. military readiness, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) said on Wednesday.