- In response to Trump’s comments about Megyn Kelly, Lindsey Graham said “As a party, we are better to risk losing without Donald Trump than trying to win with him”
- He also said this: “These statements are not worthy of the office he is seeking nor consistent with the leadership we should expect in a Commander-in-Chief in these dangerous times”
Perhaps Lindsey is just clamoring to stay relevant, but he does make a couple of interesting points.
Via The Examiner:
In a statement tweeted Saturday by Time political reporter Zeke Miller, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said that it would be better for a Democrat to win the White House than Donald Trump. The statement was issued in response to comments Trump made regarding Fox News host Megyn Kelly.
“Due to Donald Trump’s unrelenting and offensive attack on Megyn Kelly and others, we are at a crossroads with Mr. Trump,” he said. “I applaud Erick Erickson for doing the right thing when he disinvited Donald Trump from a gathering of Republican activists. As a party, we are better to risk losing without Donald Trump than trying to win with him. Enough already with Mr. Trump.”
As we reported early Saturday, Erickson disinvited Trump from this weekend’s RedState2015 gathering. Trump was scheduled to speak Saturday evening, but Erickson said Trump’s statement was “a bridge too far.”
“These statements are not worthy of the office he is seeking nor consistent with the leadership we should expect in a Commander-in-Chief in these dangerous times,” Graham added. On Friday, Trump excoriated the Fox News host while speaking with CNN’s Don Lemon.
“You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever,” he said. Many, including rival Carly Fiorina, took Trump to task for his comment. On Saturday, however, Trump said on Twitter that he was talking about Kelly’s nose.
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