Former GOP Congressman David Jolly Unloads On Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'He's Lost His Mind'




 

A former Republican lawmaker claims Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is losing it.

Former Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.) called out Graham over his vociferous defense of Brett Kavanaugh after allegations of sexual assault surfaced during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings. At one point, Graham raised his voice and called the hearings investigating the accusations "the most unethical sham since I've been in politics."

Jolly said Graham is not the same person he once was.

"Lindsey Graham used to be their reverent conscience, if you will, of the Republican Party in the Trump years," Jolly said on "The 11th Hour With Brian Williams" on Monday. "He's turned into a senator that in many opinions ― including mine ― he's lost his mind."

Jolly also had a warning for Republicans: Getting Kavanaugh confirmed will come back to haunt them during next month's midterm elections.

"The Republican Party has said to women across the country, 'We don't believe you,'" Jolly said. "And those women are going to shout very loudly on Nov. 6, and it's not going to be shouting on behalf of Republicans."

Jolly, who served in the House from 2014 to 2017, said last week that he has left the Republican Party.

COMMENTS

More Related News

Trump tells AP he won
Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates.

Suspicious letter sent to Sen. Susan Collins home
Suspicious letter sent to Sen. Susan Collins home

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A hazardous materials team was called Monday to investigate a suspicious letter sent to the home of Republican Sen. Susan Collins, officials said.

GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority
GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority
  • Tech
  • 2018-10-15 17:34:58Z

Republicans have begun to concede defeat in the evolving fight to preserve the House majority.

Baldwin urges
Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Actor Alec Baldwin followed up his latest parody portrayal of President Donald Trump with a serious call Sunday night for voters to use the Nov. 6 midterm elections to peacefully "overthrow" the government.

New York
New York's Cuomo blasts Trump, Republicans in protest clash

NEW YORK (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned Sunday why state Republicans would have invited the founder of a far-right group to speak in Manhattan, and he blamed them and President Donald Trump for violent clashes that took place after the speech.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Comments

Top News: Latin America

facebook
Hit "Like"
Don't miss any important news
Thanks, you don't need to show me this anymore.