Graham says he’d ‘leave town’ to stop $3.5T spending plan

Graham says he’d ‘leave town’ to stop $3.5T spending plan
Lindsey Graham (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – He’d even take along a case of Miller Lite to make it official.]

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in a Sunday interview said he’d be willing to mimic the actions of Texas Democrats and “leave town” to prevent Democrats in Congress from passing their $3.5 trillion reconciliation package.

“I would leave before I would let that happen,” the senator told anchor Maria Bartiromo on “Sunday Morning Futures.”

“So, to my Republican colleagues, we may learn something from our Democratic friends in Texas when it comes to avoiding a $3.5 trillion tax-and-spend package: Leave town,” he continued.

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Texas Democrats left the state last week for Washington, D.C., to prevent a vote on a measure to impose more restrictive voting laws in the state.

“Hell yeah I would leave,” Graham said in discussing the reconciliation package. “I’m not — I will use everything lawfully in my toolbox to prevent rampant inflation.”

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