Lindsey Graham Has Been in Congress Since 1994 — Gives Trump Compliment of Lifetime for Latest Move

| JAN 10, 2018 | 4:38 PM

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has served in Congress since 1994. Fifteen of those years have been in the U.S. Senate.

During the 2016 presidential election, Graham threw his hat in the ring for the White House. On the campaign trail, Graham butted heads with then-candidate Donald Trump on a few occasions. At one point, Trump even gave out Graham's cellphone number, which resulted in the senator getting a new phone.

On Tuesday, Graham attended a bipartisan meeting at the White House on immigration reform. The president gave unprecedented access to the press at the meeting, revealing what it was like to watch deliberation between Democrats and Republicans in Congress.

At the meeting, Graham commended the president's efforts, as reported by Independent Journal Review previously.

Graham said, in part:

"To my Democratic friends, thanks for coming. The 'Resist' movement hates this guy. They don't want him to be successful at all. Right-wing radio and TV talk show hosts are going to beat the crap out of us because it's going to be amnesty all over again.

I don't know if the Republican and Democratic Party can define love. But I think what we can do is do what the American people want us to do."

Graham took his praises further following the meeting.

The senator tweeted:

Graham wasn't finished with his applause yet, though.

On Wednesday, he followed up with three more tweets:

That's quite the endorsement.

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