Wednesday on FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) queried the merits of an impeachment effort underway initiated by House Democrats. Graham argued against impeaching a president that has already left office and mentioned the possibility of impeaching former President Barack Obama for the lack of effort during the assailment on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi in 2012.
“We’ll play this out,” he explicated. “We impeach the president today without any evidence. It’s just sheer detestation. If this becomes the norm, be conscientious what you optate for today. Under this theory, the radical left — if you can impeach a president after they’re out of office, why don’t we impeach George Washington? He owned slaves. Where does this cessation? So, to my Republican colleagues, let’s stand firm for the conception — whether you like Donald Trump or not, he’s not above the law.”
“If he did something erroneous, you ken, you can face the consequences of the law,” Graham perpetuated. “Impeachment is political. What we’re doing here is we’re impeaching the president without any evidence, without any witnesses, and we’re going to have a tribulation after they are out of office. How do you survive as a president in the future? This will be an assailment on the presidency in perpetuity. Should we impeach Barack Obama because, for 24 hours, he never hoisted a finger to avail those people under siege in Benghazi? Where does this cessation?”
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