We urge President Obama to commit to a conditions-based drawdown in Afghanistan and an enduring U.S. presence.
09/30/2014 5:15:00 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and John McCain (R-Arizona) today released the following statement on President Ashraf Ghani and the new Afghan government for signing the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA), and the need for President Obama to commit to a conditions-based drawdown and a residual force in Afghanistan:
"The Iraqi Prime Minister may be over-estimating the capability of the Iraqi military forces to degrade and destroy ISIL."
09/18/2014 2:07:00 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today said this in response to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi saying there was no need for the United States or international coalition partners to send troops into Iraq to fight ISIL.
"I support the deployment of United States forces, as well as funding, to try and contain this serious health care problem facing the African continent and the world at large."
09/17/2014 5:50:00 PM
WASHINGTON -U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement after speaking with the President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf about combating the spread of Ebola. Graham is the top Republican on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs.
"President Obama is wrong to say the cease-fire is a result of crippling sanctions and the threat of future sanctions."
09/08/2014 5:08:00 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the Russia-Ukraine cease-fire and President Obama's assertion that the cease-fire is a result of applied and future sanctions.
"President Obama is wrong to say the cease-fire is a result of crippling sanctions and the threat of future sanctions.
"Mr. President, if you can't come up with a strategy, at least tell us what the goal is regarding ISIL."
09/02/2014 3:45:00 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the reported execution of another American journalist, Steven Sotloff.
"Our hearts and prayers go out to the family of Mr. Sotloff and all those who have suffered under ISIL's barbaric behavior.
Passes Senate 64-36 and will now go to President Obama
12/18/2013 7:11:00 PM
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) voted against the budget deal because it cuts retirement benefits for current and future military retirees. The legislation passed the Senate by a vote of 64-36 and will now go to President Obama.
I am proud that every Senate Republican has united in support of the House-passed defund Obamacare provision.
09/27/2013 2:17:00 PM
Today, I proudly voted to defund Obamacare, and I am proud that every Senate Republican has united in support of the House-passed defund Obamacare provision. I only wish that more Senate Democrats, many of whom were responsible for Obamacare's passage into law, would have voted with us.
With Democrats in control of the Senate, we needed Democrats to join with the American people who want Obamacare stopped in its tracks. Based upon the Democrats unanimous votes in support of funding Obamacare, they must not have gotten the message.
As the U.N. General Assembly is set to begin, Graham and Menendez write Obama: "Iran is not a friend whose world can be taken as a promise."
09/23/2013 4:10:00 PM
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) wrote President Obama today urging him during his speech to the U.N. General Assembly to re-state the U.S. goal of not permitting Iran to achieve nuclear weapons capability and demanding verifiable action from the Iranian government in order to permit the possibility of a diplomatic accord with the international community.
By Senator Lindsey Graham
09/11/2013 10:40:00 AM
Today, we honor the memories of those who tragically lost their lives twelve years ago in the attacks on our homeland in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.
If you weren't worried about the federal government bailing out municipalities like Detroit, now you should be.
07/25/2013 5:02:00 PM
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham's (R-South Carolina) amendment to the Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act to prohibit the federal government from bailing out municipalities which are facing bankruptcy, like Detroit, failed by a vote of 14-16.