Graham warns about trying to ‘drive’ Trump from GOP: ‘Half the people will leave’

Graham warns about trying to ‘drive’ Trump from GOP: ‘Half the people will leave’

[Ed. – The party needs to find some way to come together in these fractious times.]

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday made an argument for former President Trump remaining a main figure in the Republican Party, contending that without him, “half the people will leave.”

Fox News host Martha MacCallum asked Graham about previous comments in which he suggested that people fear that if they do not have Trump’s support, they will not get elected, according to a video provided by Mediaite.

Graham responded by saying Trump is “the most popular Republican in the country.”

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“He’s the most popular Republican in the country by a lot,” Graham said. “If you try to drive him out of the Republican Party, half the people will leave.”

“It doesn’t mean you can’t criticize the president. It means the Republican Party cannot go forward without President Trump being part of it,” Graham continued.

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