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Voter Tells Sen. Graham To His Face: ‘Your Continued Support Of Trump Is Spineless And Appalling!’


Voter Tells Sen. Graham To His Face: ‘Your Continued Support Of Trump Is Spineless And Appalling!’

An angry voter confronted Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) as he spoke to the press in South Carolina on Monday.

“Your continued support of Trump is spineless and appalling,” a woman told the South Carolina senator.

“Thank you,” Graham responded.

“We love Trump and we love Lindsey Graham,” a supporter of the senator shouted. “Thank you Lindsey.”

That’s alright, this is – you can vote, you can vote,” Graham said before the woman interrupted again: “My children’s future depends on what you do today,” she said. “Do the right thing,” she urged him.

“I’m doing a news conference mam,” Graham responded as he signaled to his staff to remove her.

Graham was filmed on Friday turning his back on an Iraq War veteran as soon as the cordial conversation turned to their oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

In a video posted by progressive veterans organization Common Defense, a man who identifies himself as a Marine from Louisiana can be seen calmly walking up to the South Carolina Senator and telling him that he believes he’s being treated unfairly by the media.

“I believe that you honestly believe in our democracy as I do,” the man tells him.

“I do,” Graham replies.

“I came here to D.C. because I’m a Marine, I went to Iraq, and I believe, as I believe that you do, that President Trump is not acting in accordance to his oath,” the veteran continued.

“The oath that you took and I did to defend the Constitution,” he added.

Graham interrupts and begins to stammer.

“You took an oath!” the Marine said.

“Yeah I did, I don’t agree with you, I gotta go,” Graham says before turning his back and rushing into his office.

“Is that it?” the Marine asks the senator.

“Yep, that’s it,” Graham replies.

Watch the video below.



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