Donald Trump and Lindsey Graham are again at odds, now over...

Apr 14, 2024 View Original Article
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83% : Graham joined Trump's leadership team in South Carolina for the 2024 campaign, and Trump easily won the first-in-the-South primary.
60% : "Just weeks later, Graham visited Trump at his Florida home.
55% : Trump and Graham know how to do the dance of Washington, and they´re doing it effectively.
51% : Saying there was "an obligation" to help a president, especially a fellow Republican, Graham told The Associated Press in a 2018 interview that he had warmed to Trump and suggested he had used that relationship to shape decisions.
51% : "From my point of view, he´s been a consequential president, but today, first thing you´ll see.
49% : The senator´s popularity among Republicans in his home state grew as he developed a relationship with Trump.
46% : Trump "wants to get elected, and I think that appearing to be moderate helps him to get elected," McCravy said.
40% : Trump and others eventually faced charges of trying to interfere in the outcome.
37% : Campaigning for Trump across the early-voting states, Graham drew boos at rallies in New Hampshire and South Carolina, where Trump supporters jeered Graham for more than five minutes during his remarks in July.
36% : After Trump's South Carolina victory in February, Trump introduced his ally as someone who "happens to be a little bit further left" than his other backers, adding, "I always say, when I´m in trouble on the left, I call up Lindsey Graham."With his seat up in 2026, Graham may be thinking of the discontented conservative voices he will likely face while campaigning, conservative strategist Dave Wilson said.
34% : "That pivot toward Trump paid off when Graham ran for reelection in 2020.
27% : Graham was ordered to testify before a special grand jury investigating whether Trump and others illegally tried to influence the vote in Georgia.
23% : But he also hews to Republican priorities on national security and a strong defense of allies against Russia and China, defending Trump when he is criticized for suggesting he would encourage Russia to attack NATO allies he considers delinquent.
16% : Campaigning in Graham´s home state a day later, Trump opened a rally by calling Graham a "lightweight" and "idiot" before reading out the senator´s private cellphone number to the crowd's delight and disbelief.
15% : Trump repeatedly disparaged Graham on his social media site and said he regretted endorsing the senator during his last reelection campaign.
11% : Trump's backing helped blunt some conservative backlash in 2020, when Graham vanquished both primary challenges from the right and the best-funded Democratic opponent in history - Jaime Harrison, now the Democratic National Committee chairman - sailing to victory by double digits, even as Trump lost.
10% : In the days after that election, when Trump lost to Biden, Graham would be drawn into Trump´s legal woes.
6% : For Trump, they say, creating public distance from anti-abortion advocates might help him blunt President Joe Biden's attacks on an issue that Democrats have long credited for electoral victories since the U.S. Supreme Court, with three justices Trump nominated, overturned Roe v. Wade.
6% : Shortly after Trump launched his bid, Graham questioned Trump's mental fitness for office, calling him a "jackass" who "shouldn´t be commander in chief" for making disparaging remarks about then-Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., one of Graham´s closest allies.
5% : The long and occasionally quixotic relationship between Donald Trump and Lindsey Graham has again turned negative after the South Carolina senator criticized the former president for refusing to support a federal abortion ban.
3% : The long and occasionally quixotic relationship between Trump and Graham has turned negative once more after the South Carolina senator criticized Trump's refusal to support a federal abortion ban.
3% : And Graham stood by Trump as the former president launched latest White House campaign and faced a succession of criminal indictments.Dating back more than a decade, Graham has been criticized by South Carolina conservatives who have accused him of kowtowing to Democrats on issues from immigration and bank bailouts to gun restrictions and climate change.
3% : The long and occasionally quixotic relationship between Trump and Graham has turned negative once more after the South Carolina senator criticized Trump's refusal to support a federal abortion ban.

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