Quantcast

Lindsey Graham Hopes Trump Runs Again in 2024

'I believe there’s magic there...'

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said this weekend that he hopes former president Donald Trump runs again in 2024, according to the Detroit News.

Just a few days after Trump slammed Graham for reportedly telling other Republicans that he believed Trump’s complaints about the 2020 presidential election amounted to grade school whining, Graham told the Michigan GOP leadership that he would support another Trump campaign.

“I don’t think Trump is listening. He might be,” Graham said at the Republican conference. “I hope President Trump runs again.”

Graham’s comment drew applause from the other Republican politicians and activists attending the conference, the Detroit News reported.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

He cited several policies passed by the Trump administration that made the U.S. better, including Trump’s immigration policies, the development of the COVID-19 vaccines, and his appointment of conservative justices.

Trump can be a “handful,” Graham said, but “I believe there’s magic there,” he added.

Trump and Graham have maintained a close relationship since the former president left office, but Trump recently rebuked the senator for breaking with him on claims of election fraud. 

According to the new book by journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, Graham and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, were “unpersuaded” by Trump’s claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him and accused the president of whining.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

In a statement through his Save America PAC, Trump said Graham and Lee “should be ashamed of themselves for not putting up the fight necessary to win.”

Graham did not respond to Trump’s comments about him during his address at the Michigan GOP conference, but he did say he and Trump were still on good terms.

“People ask me, ‘What happened with you and Trump?'” Graham reportedly told the crowd. “I say we found common ground. I’ve come to like him, and he likes him.”

- Advertisement -

TRENDING NOW

Biden Admin Admits to Secretly Smuggling Immigrant Kids into NY, Other States

President Joe Biden's administration was forced to admit it has been smuggling illegal immigrant minors into New York by plane at night, following a...

Sheriffs Reject Lightfoot’s Call for Backup as Chicago Police Quit over Vax Mandate

Two Illinois sheriffs said they would not send their deputies to fill in Chicago’s staffing shortages as Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot tries to force...

Illegal Immigration Arrests Highest They’ve Been Since 1986

Under the Biden administration, US Border Patrol arrests reached the highest levels this past year since 1986, according to recently released data from US...

McAuliffe Has Mid-Interview Meltdown, Tells Reporter to Ask ‘Better Questions’

With his once dominant lead in rapid decline against a political newcomer, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe---also the state's current Democratic gubernatorial candidate---stormed out...

CRAPO: Dems Attempting Bait-and-Switch w/ ‘Revised’ IRS Spying Scheme

Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho blasted a revised Democrat proposal that would allow the IRS to track bank accounts of virtually every American by establishing...

Dems Block Bill to Protect Vax Holdouts from Losing Social Security, Gov’t Benefits

Democrats in the Senate this week blocked a bill by Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., that would have prevented the government from mandating vaccines for...

Texas Gov. Abbott Splits w/ Conservatives over Property Tax Reform

(Bethany Blankley, The Center Square) After the third special legislative session ended, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statement praising the accomplishments of the...

Poll Gives Mixed Report on NY Gov. Hochul’s Early Favorability, Re-Election Prospects

(Steve Bittenbender, The Center Square) A new Siena College poll that came out Tuesday shows mostly good news for New York Gov. Kathy Hochul. However,...

NJ Launches Program to Give Tax Dollars to Illegals

(T.A. DeFeo, The Center Square) New Jersey taxpayers are on the hook for $40 million in one-time payments for undocumented people living in the...
- Advertisement -