Donald Trump is important to Republicans, according to Lindsey Graham. A source believes that the Georgia election investigation drove him to make this statement.
- Senator Lindsey Graham believes in a future of republican under Donald Trump.
- The investigation into the election result in Georgia is also in the focus Rudy Giuliani and Graham.
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Update from Tuesday, March 9th, 2021, 10:00 a.m .: With a new theory, an insider from political Washington feeds the rumors about the ambivalent relationship between Ex-President Donald Trump and the Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. In an interview with “MSNBC” the lawyer Neal Katyal pointed out that the investigation into the attempt to reverse the election results in the US state of Georgia is not only against Trump directed. “It’s about the same Lindsey Graham, Rudy Giuliani, former US attorney Mr. Byung Pak and a few others, ”said Katyal.
Asked about the current relationship between Trump and Graham the lawyer suspects that the senator might hope for an advantage from this. “One shouldn’t rule out the possibility that Lindsey Graham continue to Donald Trump stands because he hopes that this will express something, what Graham in exchange for a deal, ”he told MSNBC.
Lindsey Graham fears Donald Trump – “dark side and some magic”
First report from Monday, March 8th, 2021, 3 p.m .: Washington DC – Representing since 2003 Lindsey Graham his home state of South Carolina in the US Senate. In the past few years the republican as one of the most loyal supporters of Donald Trump in Congress after doubting his state of mind in the run-up to the 2016 US election.
However, in the last week it has Graham against the plans of the former president to align the party with him and to undertake a kind of revenge campaign against all critical voices. Even immediately after the Kapitol– He condemned the storming on January 6th Trump.
Meanwhile it seems Lindsey Graham an ambivalent relationship to Donald Trump to have. In a rather bizarre interview with “Axios”, the senator explains what he thinks about the near future of the republican expect and why Trump continue to need.
Republican Lindsey Graham: Bizarre Interview About Donald Trump
How did it Donald Trump to the top of the Republican Party made? With “a dark side and a little magic”, means Lindsey Graham. “What I’m trying to do is tame this magic,” he explains to the somewhat perplexed journalist Jonathan Swan. Mitt Romney and John McCain would have opposed it Trump both of them fail to start a successful move. “I want us to get on with policies that I believe will make America strong. I think the best way for the Republican Party to do that is with Trump, not without Trump. “
Before the riots in Kapitol be Donald Trump Graham’s friend. Since then, the senator has been trying to maintain the relationship. “I still consider him a friend. What happened was a dark day in American history and we will move forward, ”says Graham. “Enough is enough,” was the motto at the time. A successful party without Trump Graham seems to hardly be able to imagine today.
“It’s just amazing. Donald Trump can do something out of the Republican Party do that nobody else I know can do. He can make them bigger, he can make them stronger, he can make them more diverse – and he could also destroy them, ”explains the Senator to Jonathan Swan from“ Axios ”.
Lindsey Graham wants ex-President Republicans to continue to lead
Last month there was Lindsey Graham known to be with Donald Trump wanting to meet to discuss the future of the divided Republican Party. The former US President should be convinced republican: to support internally in order to regain a majority in Congress. However, there must be internal agreement for this. “If it Trump When it comes to revenge and targeting certain people he doesn’t like, we’re going to have a problem, ”Graham would like to tell him.
|Alternative names||Republikaner; Grand Old Party (GOP)|
|Founding day||March 20, 1854|
|Place of foundation||Ripon, Wisconsin|
|Number of members||~ 33 million|
|Presidency of the Senate||Mitch McConnell|
|Chairmanship in the House of Representatives||Kevin McCarthy|
At the CPAC conference a little over a week ago did Donald Trump those republican: called inside and attacked Impeachment-Proceedings voted for his conviction. Among them is Lisa Murkowski, Senator for Alaska. The news portal “Politico” had Trump communicated that he would personally travel to Alaska and destroy the political career of the “disloyal and very bad” senator. How, or whether the Republican Party is behind at all Donald Trump can unite and what measures the ex-president would still take action to take action against critics is uncertain. One thing is certain: the majority of the “GOP” are still behind him. (Lukas Rogalla)
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