Lindsey Graham Goes Savagely Partisan in Defense of Phony Bipartisanship

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"God, I hope you never get it", he said. Lindsey Graham's fiery speech at a hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday.

Graham, speaking about his "yes" votes for Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor, made clear he would "never do to them what you have done to this guy", rebuking the Democrats of their treatment of Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh also testified, alternating between rage and tearful denials, while interrupting Democratic senators, reported NBC News.

"I just told the truth".

Incels appear to have latched onto the hearings and particularly to Kavanaugh after he said he "did not have sexual intercourse or anything close to sexual intercourse in high school or for many years thereafter".

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"I will be brokenhearted if the Senate rejects this good man", Graham said. But the South Carolina Senator has since become one of Trump's most ardent defenders.

During her testimony, Ford, now 51, said of Kavanaugh, "I believed he was going to rape me". She's as much of a victim as you are, ' he noted.

"We're not gonna let a thousand accusations stop" the process, Graham said Wednesday.

Asked what he would say to Democrats who are accusing him and members of his party as insensitive to women with their rhetoric, Graham shot back that "people who are criticizing us are hypocrites". And I intend to vote for you and I hope everybody who is fair-minded will, ' he concluded.

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Addressing panel Democrats again, he said: "Boy, ya'll want power".

Graham declined to defer to prosecutor Rachel Mitchell, selected by the Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans to question Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford.

"I hope you're on the Supreme Court". I find President Trump to lack the basic moral character that we should expect in our political leaders and did not consider, even for a moment, voting for him in 2016. Durbin (D-Illinois) on whether he would personally favor an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the allegations of sexual misconduct put forward by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who testified before him, and others.

When pressed, he said "I don't know" if Swetnick was lying.

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