Monday on FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) argued that former President Donald Trump was nonetheless his alternative for the 2024 Republican presidential main regardless of a probably crowded subject, together with potential candidates from his dwelling state of South Carolina.
In accordance with Graham, a few of Trump’s marquee coverage achievements may solely have been achieved by Trump.
“It looks as if the Trump agenda is the agenda for your complete Republican Get together, in order that — how will different candidates distinguish themselves towards Donald Trump in the event that they agree together with his insurance policies?” host Sean Hannity requested.
“I actually don’t know, however I do know this: We’re fortunate as a celebration to have Mike Pompeo, who was a terrific secretary of state,” Graham replied. “Nikki Haley, a powerful voice within the U.N. for American first agenda. My buddy and I like Tim Scott, proper? We acquired Mike Pence, possibly probably the most respectable man to ever serving the federal government, all speaking about working for president. Right here’s why I’m with Trump. I do know the draw back of Trump, however let me inform you concerning the upside of Trump. There are not any Trump insurance policies with out Donald Trump. You recognize why NATO gave $431 billion in protection spending will increase? As a result of they thought that Trump actually meant it when he mentioned he was going to tug out.”
“You recognize why the capital of we moved the embassy of the US to Jerusalem? Each president earlier than Trump mentioned I’ll do it, however then all of the good individuals mentioned it’ll create World Battle III,” he continued. “Trump mentioned, I mentioned I might do it, I might do it. He’s accountable for securing the border by means of his private will. When he put tariffs on Chinese language merchandise, it scared the crap out of Mexico, they usually mentioned sure, we’ll be glad to provide you 28,000 troops. We’ll be glad to maintain individuals in Mexico as a result of he thought Trump — they thought Trump would put tariffs on Mexican insurance policies. There are not any Trump insurance policies with out the person Donald Trump. And to all these people who find themselves very gifted, I don’t assume you could possibly do what he may — what he did, and I would like him to have one other shot, unfinished enterprise.”
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