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Mon Feb 18, 2019, 07:44 AM

Lindsey Graham voted to protect Mueller in 2018. Now: "I think we're OK right now."

Last year, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham voted to advance a bill that would have protected special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Now, with more power to do just that, and with a new attorney general in the wings, he's in no hurry to take steps to preserve the Mueller investigation.

On Tuesday, Graham told Politico, "If I see a reason to do it I will, but I think we’re OK right now."

Last year, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill to the floor that would protect Mueller from being fired except for cause by a Senate-confirmed panel. Republicans maintain control of the U.S. Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has signaled reluctance to advance protections for Mueller and his investigation. Graham publicly urged McConnell to allow the vote in the lame duck session between the election and the new Congress.

In recent months, Graham has cozied to President Donald Trump, who he called a "race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot" before he was the GOP nominee back in 2015. Graham went on to essentially deliver the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh for Trump in the face of allegations of sexual assault against the judge by getting very very angry and gesticulating wildly in front of the Senate hearing TV cameras.

Read more: https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/TheBattery/archives/2019/02/14/lindsey-graham-voted-to-protect-mueller-in-2018-now-i-think-were-ok-right-now

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Mon Feb 18, 2019, 08:00 AM

1. Whatever the Russians got on Graham, it must be really good .. nt

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Mon Feb 18, 2019, 08:07 AM

2. Looks to me like

Another member of OUR Congress has been compromised by putin and trump into being their puppet also. Wonder how much money he took to get this way, 800K ? He'll end up where he and others belong, if our justice system is for all, or just for the people not in power or wealthy . Corruption running wild from trump and the republicans now. We need a special commission looking into all this now. Clean up our government.

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