Graham Vows to Ask Other Nations to Help Uncover Origins of Russia Probe, Backs Barr’s Australia Talks

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is doing more than defending Attorney General William Barr’s decision to speak with Australia about the origins of the Russia probe — he’s encouraging it.

On Monday, it was revealed by The New York Times that Barr met with Australian leadership to ask them to help with his investigation into the origins of the probe into President Donald Trump‘s campaign and its alleged ties to Russia.

Many have called this decision into question, especially following President Trump’s request from Ukrainian leaders to investigate corruption between 2020 competitor Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden — with some wondering if it has become a pattern for the Trump administration to “press” foreign leaders for beneficial information.

While some have questioned Barr, Graham is not among that group. He claimed that Barr “should” meet with Australian leaders to find information to help the investigation. During an interview on Fox News, he went as far as to say he would sign a letter asking all foreign leaders to cooperate with Barr’s investigation.

Watch Graham’s comments below:

“This New York Times article about bar talking to Australia is the beginning of an effort to shut down Barrs investigation to find out how this whole thing started. And let me tell you why: I want to say on national television, Barr should be talking to Australia. He should be talking to Italy. He should be talking to the U.K. to find out if their intelligence services worked with our intelligence services improperly to open up a counterintelligence investigation of Trump’s campaign. If he’s not doing that, he’s not doing his job. So I’m going to write a letter to all three countries and asking them to cooperate with Barr.”

Graham noted that Democrats have already called on Ukrainian leaders to work with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, but questioned why it was problematic for Trump to do the same.

“This is a letter sent by my Democratic colleagues in May of 2018 to the Ukrainians saying that if you don’t cooperate with the Mueller investigation, we are going to stop our aid. Here’s what I want American people to know. It’s okay to cooperate with Mueller to get Trump, but it’s not okay to cooperate with Barr to find out if Trump was a victim of an out-of-control intelligence operation? We’re not going to have a country like that.”

It remains unclear if Democrats in the House Intelligence Committee will probe further into Barr’s actions.

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General Confusion
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“Lindsey Graham is a true patriot.” Cherl

Lindsey Graham is a warmonger who can’t find enough wars to get our servicemen killed.

He also is like a kite that flaps in the breeze to keep himself in office. Before King Donald The Loser assumed his throne, Graham cut into him every chance that he could. Once he lost his buddy McCain, he latched onto his golfing alpha. Pathetic!

Patriot my ass!

Ashley
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Ashley

If good for one it is good for the other.

JoSo
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JoSo

This is getting into my kind of what I define as “interesting”!! The deeper we go into the swamp the more we find out the “who”…”what”…”where” and “when” of this whole charade as the culprits are tap dancing in a matter to blow smoke and mirrors to change the subject relating to their culpability!!…no 2 ways about it!!

Cherl
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Lindsey Graham is a true patriot. Liberals won’t understand what that means. Because not one of them is. They thrive on hate, scheming and turmoil. It’s surprising that President Trump has been able to accomplish what he has with a collective liberal albatross hanging around his neck or nipping at his heels daily. I miss Trey Gowdy.

Charles
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The Hillarrhoid paying for a fake dossier on her opponent from foreign operatives, Obama admin using that dossier to get wire tap orders approved to spy on the Trump campaign, the Hillarrhoid rigging a nomination process with the help of the DNC, illegals voting, Democrats voting multiple times, the corruption of the Democrat party knows no bounds. Then, they start a 2.5 year, $35 million investigation into a witch hunt against the winner of the election. Now they point a finger at the President when it was Biden that with held funds and threatened the Ukraine in 2014. Lying, cheating,… Read more »

James
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Has anyone asked Hillary or the Kenyan about the part they played and the money they spent for dirt on a political opponent?

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