Senator Rand Paul Calls-Out Chairman Lindsey Graham for Doing Nothing Except Protecting the “Deep State”…

Finally….. Senator Rand Paul directly calls-out Senator Lindsey Graham, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee for doing absolutely NOTHING.  At a certain point it becomes necessary to accept willful blindness for what it is…. Senator Graham wants to protect the Deep State more than Senator Graham wants to protect a constitutional republic.

It’s worth noting that Senator Rand Paul’s statement comes out at the same time Senator Lindsey Graham has said he will support the impeachment of President Trump as soon as the articles reach the Senate for trial.


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242 Responses to Senator Rand Paul Calls-Out Chairman Lindsey Graham for Doing Nothing Except Protecting the “Deep State”…

  1. Go. says:

    To be accurate Graham did not say He supports impeachment. He was given a hypothetical if there was evidence there was a quid pro quo. He said if it was true he would find it disturbing. He is up for Re election. He must know if he did vote to convict, he could lose in 2020

    Liked by 2 people

    • Issy says:

      He would come up with some gobbledegook to dupe the poor people who keep electing him.

      Liked by 1 person

    • paulashley says:

      The fact that Geaham finds a quid pro quo disturbing in the instance is bad enough. It is disgusting that he pretends not to know that 1) giving and getting is standard oeactice, 2) that investigating corruption is an obligation, and 3) that everything anyone does in DC affects some political race. Why the citizebs of SC keep electing him us beyond me.

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      • spren says:

        And I’m so sick of the constant false claims that Trump asked Ukraine to investigate Biden and his son. That is a lie. When Trump said I need a favor, he was asking about checking into Crowdstrike and whether the DNC server was in Ukraine. The Ukraine president is the one who brought Biden into the conversation, not Trump, and apparently they had already re-opened an investigation into Biden’s son and his company several months ago.

        And for three years all we’ve heard is the pearl-clutching over foreign meddling in our 2016 election (and fabricating Trump’s collusion with them) while complete disregard is given to HRC, the DNC, and our own weaponized intelligence agencies who actually did collude with foreign sources to meddle in the election. Hypocrisy doesn’t even come close to describing this. Now Trump tries to uncover the corruption regarding foreign meddling in 2016 and it is a high crime demanding his impeachment and removal from office!

        And lastly, every deal or negotiation involves quid pro quos! Why would we give foreign aid without expecting something in return? Trump threatened to withhold foreign aid to Central American countries unless they took efforts to reduce the illegal immigration coming from those countries. No one said anything about quid pro quo in that instance nor threatened impeachment. Biden is shown on video proudly bragging about his quid pro quo in either firing the Ukrainian prosecutor or have their proposed loan guarantees withheld, and he even implicated Obama as being complicit, but nothing but crickets. Where was our dear patriot and Trump defender Lindsey back then?

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    • JMP says:

      It also says Tom Bossert (who Sundance said was a VERY bad fire) went to work for ABC News and Bossert said the Ukraine “Conspiracy Theory” was “debunked”.


  2. snellvillebob says:

    Why can’t Lindsey subpoena the whistleblower? Oh, he does not want to help President Trump is why.

    Liked by 2 people

    • Issy says:

      According to the story they tell, nobody knows who it is except Schiff’s intel committee. I don’t believe that, but it’s their excuse.

      Lindsey is as deep state as it gets. I have never trusted him, and though he defends Trump occasionally to pacify Trump supporters, he is always ready to be his worst nightmare when he gets a chance.

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  3. Jive Pawnbroker says:

    Between Graham and Pierre, er Romney, I’m not sure who is more despicable.

    Liked by 6 people

  4. Kaco says:

    Opened up your article link. I had no idea Mick Mulvaney ran his mouth and has backtracked. Is he a saboteur? We all know his history, too.

    I did send a message to Lindsay Graham as his role as Senate Judiciary Committee chair. Here is his response:

    “September 16, 2019 4:27 PM

    Thank you for taking the time to contact me. I appreciate the opportunity to hear from you.

    Due to the large volume of mail I receive, I regret that I am only able to respond personally to inquiries from South Carolinians.

    As we continue our work in the 116th Congress, I look forward to supporting our troops in the War on Terror, repairing our economy and creating jobs, strengthening Social Security, lowering the tax burden on American families, and making the federal government more accountable and efficient.

    If your correspondence pertains to a scheduling request, please fax your request to (202) 224-3808.


    Lindsey Graham”

    So the other poster was right back then, only SC constituents can send a message to Graham, even as head of a committee.

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    • John-Y128 says:

      Sen Graham-nisty congressional work isn’t S.C. exclusively, he has constituents in the M.E. /s

      Liked by 2 people

    • Kintbury says:

      As the head of the Judiciary Committee, he is responsible to answer mail from all of us.
      That was just an excuse.

      Liked by 2 people

      • TPW says:

        Like I had said a while back….. instead of sending money to whoever runs against him, pool money and take out billboards or what ever. Outline things like endless letters and his statement that he will support the impeachment process. I believe that would do more towards getting him out of office.

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    • Linda K. says:

      202-224-5972 is Lindsey Graham’s D.C. contact message line. I got through.

      Liked by 1 person

    • Linda K. says:

      202-224-5972 is Lindsey’s Washington DC messAGE line.

      Liked by 1 person

    • Peoria Jones says:

      Calling is the easiest way to get through, but I believe writing is necessary for important matters. Here’s my latest unfortunate experience with that, when I went to write the Republican Congressman who voted against Pres. Trump on the Syria Roll Call.

      DC mailing addresses are easy to find, but determining which local office to send mail to is not. As I couldn’t print at the time, I chose to email instead. What a mess!

      Most US Representatives state outright that they don’t want email from non-constituents. In order to get through, you have to fake your zip code. That means doing extra research, and even then, some zip codes overlap. Some would not accept an email without the 4-digit extension.

      After getting through with an acceptable zip+4, many still booted me for having an unacceptable address. Then, you have to pass the stupid Captcha – which I failed numerous times…and had to start over.

      HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE! These people DO NOT want us contacting them. They DON’T CARE what we think. But we MUST do it anyway!

      Of the 5 Republican Representatives in IL, none have replied to my email. Not one – including my own. Not even a generic response. That should tell you all you need to know.

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      • I learned this from my own experience over 30 years ago. It is a tragedy of political citizenship (is that a thing? it sounds ominous…) that we all have to learn this about our representatives as individuals, on our own. It’s like not knowing (nobody ever tells you) the real difference between men and women until you’ve been married long enough to get it through your thick skull. Although, with politicians, there is real evil intent involved, on their part.

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  5. burnett044 says:

    Miss Lindsey knows which side the bread is buttered and who packs her fudge…
    Lindsey wears flip flops…and can flip on command…
    war is big business …..just study his donors….

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  6. Linda K. says:

    So, Graham won’t investigate Joe Biden’s obvious quid pro quo with Ukraine and China, but will vote to impeach Trump, if they can prove a quid pro quo. Is that how it goes Lindsey?

    Liked by 6 people

    • Thirsty says:

      Dems want to impeach Trump for asking President Zelensky to investigate any Ukrainian criminal behavior and then elect the man who everyone knows, [because he bragged about it] committed the crime. Hello?? Anybody listening?

      Liked by 1 person

  7. webgirlpdx says:

    Graham is dragging his lying feet because he wants the Dems to continue to do the most damage as possible to the President.

    Liked by 2 people

  8. Graham won’t investigate what happened in 2016 because he and his dead buddy McCain were part of the plot to overthrow the presidency. The only reason he would pretend to be a friend of POTUS is to spy on him. He really revealed himself over the Syria/Turkey issue when he said if (my paraphrase) POTUS doesn’t do what he wants like continue the wars then he will become POTUS’s worst nightmare.

    Good Luck, Lindsey, I think you lost your access to the POTUS so find another spy ,you criminal. SC voters, please do something about this man.

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  9. IGiveUp says:

    I guess Graham isn’t sure yet which side is going to win. Can Trump really pull this off he wonders? Once the victor is clear, you’ll see people taking the winning side. Profiles in Mush, but that’s the way most people are. Why should Senators be any different? It’s not just the Arab street that bets on a strong horse.

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  10. Zippy says:

    You’ll note that he apparently doesn’t even know that Steele’s two sources were DEFINITELY Russians attached to the hip with Putin when he asks if Steele’s sources might have been Russians! Images of the hand written notes from an interview with Steele have already been released which prove that!

    If a Senator who is not an enemy of Trump doesn’t know this, something which could be known by just reading a freaking book…

    One of them was quoted in a Newsweek article from before this was known bragging that they, the Russians, mess with our brains and there’s nothing we can do about it! This was definitely a Russian poison pill operation to sew discord here and did they succeed or what!? They fed the swamp what they wanted to hear through unofficial channels so the info was never analyzed for validity as it would have been if fed through the normal chain.

    Here’s a re-post of an absolutely outstanding video that shows that Obama MUST have known based upon REQUIRED procedure, that this was almost certainly a Russian poison pill operation, and that Wray will NOT do what needs to be done to make sure this never happens again.

    “Today we sit down with Tony Shaffer, acting president of the London Center for Policy Research. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in U.S. Army, where he was a senior intelligence officer. Today he’s also an advising producer for National Geographic and a member of the Trump 2020 advisory board.”

    Shocking Use of FISA by Obama’s FBI to Spy on Trump Campaign


  11. evergreen says:

    Graham is NOTHING but a dog on a leash, tethered to a 260 pound owner. Does that now place in context his bark and snarl going up against other dogs?

    The Kavanaugh show was nothing but. Graham got to bark his ass off, for once knowing his leash would not be yanked by anyone. Yeah, real nards on that one. Don’t fall for it ever again folks.

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  12. Rick says:

    I never trusted Graham, he’s been using the media to paint himself as a friend of Trump to get re-elected. But his actions defy his words. He’s a snake in the wood pile.

    Wake up you South Carolinians, what the hell is wrong with you people? Find a real Conservative and run him against Graham.

    Liked by 1 person

    • dawg says:

      “Find a real conservative and ‘run’ him”

      ???? “Run him”? What does that even me? What are we, horse trainers?

      I love how people oversimplify the entire election process. Like theres this big bag of good Rs out there and we can just pick the ones we want to run. “We” can look around and find some good populist conservative and FORCE THEM TO RUN FOR OFFICE.

      It requires GOOD PEOPLE to actually RUN for office, on their own volition, before we can vote for them!

      That means people probably like YOU and ME and most of the other people reading these comments.


  13. saywhat64 says:

    Graham is an expert at going where the political winds blow. There’s some possible hurricane winds on the horizon in regards to Horowitz’s report and Durham’s investigation. Graham is hedging all his bets in front of these 2 potential hurricanes. Even though I’ve never trusted Ms. Lindsey, what he will do or not do, all depends upon the rollout of the Horowitz report and the subsequent political winds there in. Until then I would recommend a little more patience as justice emanating from the DOJ in the end is all that matters as it will suck the air out of all the other MSM and
    Democrat’s Clown shows…

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  14. evergreen says:

    Even if there were a quid pro quo, one has to look at the terms. If Trump were requiring a review of corrupt acts and actors, then he is PERFECTLY within his guard rails for lawful behavior. Corruption, for crying out loud. Who the hell doesn’t want that exposed?

    Translate the following: “Dig up dirt on someone.” What does that mean? It means Someone has faults or crimes that have been obscured somehow. What does digging it up mean? It means unobscuring that which has been hidden.

    Even if Trump were to dig up dirt on Biden, well, there’s your admission right there that Biden was crooked. This is proof of a non-discerning media and electorate. Digging up dirt is the now “heard” to mean slandering and libeling your opponent. Exactly not what it means. But, here we are.


    • Mike Robinson says:

      This isn’t “digging up dirt.” This is law enforcement.

      No one needs to “dig up” anything about anyone who boasted, on camera, about an international act of extortion committed while VPOTUS… joking, perfectly relaxed, and implicating the POTUS as though this were the most ordinary thing in the world – which, to The Swamp, it is.

      The thing that’s now got every swamp-rat terrified is not only that the Americans are nosing around Ukraine, but that the Ukrainians are, too. Therefore, impeach both the POTUS and the VPOTUS, so Madame Presidente Pelosi can fire Barr and Durham before giving Ukraine six hours to get rid of their pesky new President. Next comes tearing down walls, tripling the number of non-immigrant visas, and prostrating her nation at the feet of Chairman Xi, begging His Majesty’s forgiveness.

      Within a year, the swamp will be restored, DJT will be in a secret prison, and American voters will never again have the chance to misbehave as they did in 2016. With the complicity of both Houses, the Congress will have successfully executed a palace coup, and Presidential elections – should the Deep State decide to continue to have them (just for show) will forevermore be meaningless.

      Liked by 1 person

      • paulashley says:

        Thanks for deepening my depression.

        Liked by 1 person

      • evergreen says:

        Within a year….not.

        Trump will go to re-election and win or lose, but he won’t leave office via impeachment and subsequent proceedings, and even if I were wrong about that, it is impossible for your predictions about Pelosi and Xi to be realized.


  15. L_Dave says:

    I’m really becoming a big fan of Rand Paul.


    • Issy says:

      Don’t, he’s quirky as all get out. Trump’s populist bent and Paul’s libertarian ideals sometimes meet, however that doesn’t mean he always supports Trump.

      Republicans have to support Trump to win this battle. Paul looks at every issue in the micro measured on his strict views instead of the big picture.

      Trump is pragmatic and willing to compromise, which you have to be to get anything accomplished in government. Paul refuses to compromise his libertarian views in order to govern. I respect his principles on a personal level, but they don’t make him an effective leader.

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  16. sDee says:

    Globalists’ handmaiden

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  17. Moultrie Flag says:

    Check out Wayne Dupree’s new article. Interesting and plausible theory.

    Senater Graham helped his buddy McCain shop the fake dossier. If he investigates, he will be found to be guilty.


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  18. dawg says:

    Sundance, come on. You are better than this:

    “……..comes out at the same time Senator Lindsey Graham has said he will support the impeachment of President Trump as soon as the articles reach the Senate for trial.”

    Lindsey Graham most certainly did NOT say that. At least not in that link or anywhere else Ive seen. If Lindsey Graham had come out in support of impeaching the President, it would be breaking news EVERYWHERE.

    He said if evidence came out that he committed a crime, he would. Well, duh. Thats not controversial for any Senator to say. They basically have to say that.

    Look, Im not defending Lindsey Graham here. I have contacted his office numerous times, every which way, and gave them hell. He has gone back on his word many times, he’s deep state, probably bought off by the war lobby and other special interests, probably being blackmailed, has skeletons in his closet, etc, etc…. He’s just another scummy politician that PT cant fully trust.

    But, my simple point is that Lindsey Graham did NOT say that “he will support the impeachment of President Trump as soon as the articles of impeachment reach the Senate for trial.”

    Furthermore, saying that he did only helps the Dems create the narrative that Reps are publicly abandoning the President, in trying to create the environment that forced Nixon to resign.

    Honestly, thats the kind of stuff I would expect to see on the Drudge Report.

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    • Summer says:

      Thank you, dawg. I was about to post the same.
      Graham certainly did not say what Sundance claimed he did. That was fake news, sadly.

      I support the theory that he is protecting McCain and probably himself by not investigating the coup, though.

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    • paulashley says:

      While it is true that he didn’t say those exact words, the fact that he did parrot the Dem QPQ talking points, and actually appears to buy into them, is enough for me to be disgusted by his weakness in the face of what the left is doing.

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    • paulashley says:

      While it is true that he didn’t say those exact words, the fact that he did parrot the Dem QPQ talking points, and actually appears to buy into them, is enough for me to be disgusted by his weakness in the face of what the left is doing.


  19. LifeandLiberty says:

    While I understand the frustration with Graham based on his previous commitments to investigate but come on what is left to investigate that we don’t already know. I don’t want anyone to interfere with AG Barr’s and Durham’s investigations. It was reported a few days ago that Durham has found something “significant” – what could that be? Maybe confirming what we already know to be true or could it be something in addition to what we already know that is “significant.”

    We all know that there is a mountain of corruption in many different government alphabet agencies. Do you really think that Barr and Durham is simply going to hold a press conference and tell us what they know – NO – I’ll bet they keep running into many things we currently don’t know and given that the investigation may go on for years! My concern is to ensure Trump wins so they have enough time to track it all down however, there needs to be indictments now not later!


  20. icanhasbailout says:

    As one of his constituents, I am holding my fire regarding Graham until the IG report on FISA drops, at which point I expect him to act – an expectation which he is WELL aware of.

    Timing is everything,folks. Don’t strike before the iron is hot, it’s just a waste of energy and you annoy the iron.

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  21. If the GOP supported each other like the the ‘other’ party, they would be on heck of a force in DC. Meanwhile, don’t forget the ‘Turtle’. He’s a majority leader…..crickets.


  22. Somewhere in Dixie says:

    The problem that why nothing gets done is because our entire government is so corrupted and dirty that they are afraid their own criminal dealings will come in the open.

    Liked by 1 person

  23. Deadbeat says:

    It looks to me like Graham, having to run for re-election, is still trying to maintain his neo-con posture so he can still collect those Israel Lobby shekels. It’s rather short-sighted as Trump has expanded the electorate and can free himself from that awful yoke.


  24. paulashley says:

    I really think there will have to be a massive March on DC at some point. I wouldn’t doubt that an attempt to bring this to a head in the holiday season is due partly to the thinking that it would preclude protest. Heck, stopping impeachment would be the best Christmas present I could imagine!


  25. Alan Reasin says:

    My E-mail to Sen. Graham.
    You know as well as I do that the process of impeachment of President Trump is unconstitutional at this point and highly partisan. Because of the improper testimony is behind closed doors the American people are subject to another form of soft coup.
    You have promised since January 2019 to get to the bottom of what happened with Russia, Russia, Russia. So far you are all talk and no action. After your defense of the kangaroo Senate hearing on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh I thought you were moving towards an activist defense of America against the Leftist attempt to destroy our Constitution. I was apparently wrong.
    If you wished to really perform a service to our nation’s Constitution, hold hearings with the witnesses that Rep. Schiff refuses to release transcripts of their testimony or to testify publicly. I, like you, took an oath to defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; and bear true faith and allegiance to the same. Five generations of my family have done so, so I expect you and all other public officials to actively uphold their oath.


  26. TwoLaine says:

    I am sick and tired of hearing someone “wants to get to the bottom if this”.


  27. TwoLaine says:

    He doesn’t want to get to the bottom on the Roger Stone matter because that would bring up the missing server that was negligently never checked out by the FBI, or so they say, because they knew there was no there there.


  28. TwoLaine says:

    BTW, Linda says, to this day, that he thinks Mueller is honorable, and that he did his job. What a crock!


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