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Tue Nov 20, 2018, 05:53 AM

Lindsey Graham poised to become judiciary panel chairman -- and a big Democratic target

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham is poised to become the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee in the next Congress, giving him both influence and exposure ó and a new, politically risky stature as a Democratic target.

Aside from running for president in 2015, the South Carolina Republican has never held a position with such a high level of visibility and unique set of challenges in his decades-long career.

Now heís about to move into one of Congressí most visible positions as he and President Donald Trump prepare to run for re-election in 2020.

Grahamís primary responsibility will be moving Trumpís judicial nominees through the Senate, helping the president cement his legacy by confirming conservative judges to lifetime tenures on the federal bench.

Read more: https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/congress/article221425120.html

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Tue Nov 20, 2018, 06:11 AM

1. Graham is going to be in deep , deep trouble,

When all is exposed, on him and others in Congress. I'd be scared if I were him .

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Tue Nov 20, 2018, 05:48 PM

2. That will make it way to easy

for Trump to pull still more right-wing nuts in as judges since Graham has been kissing Trump back side for all he's worth!!

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