Merrick Garland, the individual who was appointed by President Barack Obama to the Supreme Court of the United States, who was prevented from having even a hearing by Mitch McConnell, is still waiting for his Senate hearing for his appointment to become Attorney General. Garland was denied a speedy confirmation from the Senate because Lindsey Graham refused to hold an immediate Senate hearing. It’s almost as if Graham prefers to ignore the immediate issues that face America while putting more interest in places such as Russia.
While America was curious as to the connection between Donald Trump and Russia for the first few years of his administration, Graham continually ignored any type of reference between the two, despite the evidence proving something different. Graham started his career in Congress calling out President Clinton for a consensual sexual situation, stating that was enough to impeach him while in the House.
Years later, in the Senate, Graham made the claim, for whatever reason, that his previous claims on the floor of the House were no longer relevant, but somehow new rules applied. It clearly wasn’t the actions that mattered, according to Graham, but the person who was committing any crimes. By voting to impeach President Clinton but refusing to convict Donald Trump years later only proves his lack of not only a care for his the oath to the Constitution but also his love of America.
It’s not uncommon for individuals to change sides once they have realized they lost, but the fact that Graham had made such an accurate prediction towards the future is quite astonishing. On May 3, 2016, Graham tweeted, “If we nominate Trump, we will get destroyed…….and we will deserve it.” The facts remain the same – Lindsey Graham has never made such an accurate statement since.
I’m a ceramic engineer living in Central New York, avid sports fan but find myself more interested in politics lately.