Lindsey Graham Says People Pushing Him About Trump and McCain ‘Don’t Really Care’: ‘You Just Hate Trump’

‘You’re trying to use me to get to Trump’

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BOLDUAN: "And Donald Trump has attacked him relentlessly, even in his death. How do you work with someone with the capacity to attack someone like that?"

GRAHAM: "There are two sides to this story. President Trump is the President of the United States. I represent the state of South Carolina. They want me to work with this President. I want to have influence with this President because he is President. I think he’s doing a damn good job, quite frankly, on national security and economic policy and I will continue to help him. To all those people who bring up this narrative, you just take Trump. You don’t really care about McCain and me. I know this. This is a game. You’re not offended about me and McCain. You’re trying to use me to get to Trump. I’m not playing that game. If you think the only way to honor John McCain is to tell this President, I won’t work with you, I will never help you. That’s your agenda, not mine. My agenda is twofold, to honor my friend for the rest of my life in every way I can and help this President be successful, and I'm not into this idea that the only way you can help honor John McCain is to trash out Trump. President Trump has been good to me in the sense he’s allowed me in his world. He’s made decisions, I think, based on some input I’ve given him. He’s subject to changing his mind and I want him to be successful. I’m the senator from South Carolina and I’m going to do what the people in South Carolina want me to do, help make this President successful."

(Via Mediaite)

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