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Sat Dec 14, 2019, 03:52 PM Dec 2019

WTF.....'I'm not trying to pretend to be a fair juror here'...Lindsey Graham [View all]

'I'm not trying to pretend to be a fair juror here': Graham predicts Trump impeachment will 'die quickly' in Senate

(CNN)Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, chairman of the Judiciary Committee and a close ally of President Donald Trump, said he will do everything in his power to quickly end an expected impeachment trial in the Republican-led Senate.

"This thing will come to the Senate, and it will die quickly, and I will do everything I can to make it die quickly," the South Carolina Republican said Saturday during an interview with CNN International's Becky Anderson at the Doha Forum in Qatar.

The House Judiciary Committee on Friday approved two articles of impeachment against the President, paving the way for a final vote on the House floor expected next week. That will set up the Senate trial, for which lawmakers are now gearing up.

Asked if it was appropriate for him to be voicing his opinion before impeachment reaches the Senate, Graham replied, "Well, I must think so because I'm doing it."

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They don't need Faux pas Dec 2019 #1
The conspiracy is the GOP. dalton99a Dec 2019 #2
So, he's saying that the oath he has to take for this is worthless? MineralMan Dec 2019 #3
the full quote from Lindsey.... spanone Dec 2019 #7
The partisan nonsense is his own. It's a shame he doesn't know how to use a mirror. nt crickets Dec 2019 #10
Then he should recuse from the process...nt 2naSalit Dec 2019 #26
Yes, but he will not do that. He is a Republican. MineralMan Dec 2019 #31
He is so fucking disgusting in this interview that he is appearing today. More stains for him and UniteFightBack Dec 2019 #4
So should he recuse himself also since he has already made up his mind and cannot Maraya1969 Dec 2019 #5
Make every GoP senator azureblue Dec 2019 #22
He hopes his colleagues will follow suit. Qutzupalotl Dec 2019 #6
Fully expected from this moron! bluestarone Dec 2019 #8
Trump showed them that being out in the open about corruption is an effective strategy. Garrett78 Dec 2019 #9
"It can't be corruption if we do it in the open!" Beartracks Dec 2019 #25
Turn that into a campaign ad for our candidate. nt tblue37 Dec 2019 #11
"You should feel free to lose all those papers and tapes now, Vlad!" struggle4progress Dec 2019 #12
He hasn't quite cottoned on to the fact that ... dchill Dec 2019 #20
If he doesn't wish to take the oath... kentuck Dec 2019 #13
He should go the fuck home and not come back. rickyhall Dec 2019 #17
Traitor to his oath and the country. McCain would slap him. Evolve Dammit Dec 2019 #14
Graham's human garbage. Rizen Dec 2019 #15
I really hope that one of the Dems justgamma Dec 2019 #16
Well, now I guess we know how you did on that test lindsey. Salviati Dec 2019 #18
He is trying VERY HARD to be Good Russian! dchill Dec 2019 #19
Along with Moscow Mitch greblach Dec 2019 #21
Of course not Lindsey, that why partisans are sat on juries. marble falls Dec 2019 #23
"It can't be wrong if I'm doing it." - "It can't be wrong if I admit it in public." - Beartracks Dec 2019 #24
Did the reporter quote Lindsay from the Clinton impeachment? dem4decades Dec 2019 #27
What clearly sounds like a threat to democracy Harker Dec 2019 #28
We need to throw this MF out of the Senate. Joinfortmill Dec 2019 #29
More proof the kGOP isn't interested in democracy any longer uponit7771 Dec 2019 #30
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