Feb 03 2010

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on reports the Christmas Day Bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, is now cooperating with the FBI.

Feb 02 2010

Senator Graham and Others Call for Action on Trial of KSM and 9/11 Conspirators

Senators Graham, McCain, Lieberman, Webb, Sessions, Lincoln, Hatch, Chambliss, Barrasso and Others Introduce Bipartisan Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), John McCain (R-Arizona), Joe Lieberman (ID-Connecticut), Jim Webb (D-Virginia), Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama), Blanche Lincoln (D-Arkansas), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia), John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) and others today introduced bipartisan legislation cutting off funding for the trials of the 9/11 conspirators in civilian court.  The bill, which has 22 Senate cosponsors, takes the first step towards protecting the security of the American people from inappropriate trials in domestic criminal courts.  In a press conference earlier today the Senators all supported trial by military commission.

Jan 29 2010


WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on reports the Obama Administration is discussing moving the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammad (KSM) and the 9/11 conspirators from New York City.  



Next week, Graham will introduce bipartisan legislation to cut off funding for the trials of the 9/11 conspirators in federal, civilian court.  He favors and continues to push for trial by military commission.


Jan 28 2010

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today supported Ben Bernanke for a second term as Chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Jan 26 2010


U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today called on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to reverse his decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other alleged conspirators in the September 11, 2001 attacks in civilian court rather than military commissions.  


Jan 22 2010

Graham Reaffirms Support for Holding Detainees in Preventative Detention

Plans to introduce legislation on Preventative Detention


WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on reports the Obama Administration is prepared to hold nearly 50 Guantanamo detainees in preventative detention.  Preventative detention is a status that will be used to hold terror suspects who are too dangerous to release but cannot be tried by military tribunal or in civilian court.


Jan 07 2010


WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and John McCain (R-Arizona) today wrote to President Obama expressing their concern over several areas of Administration policy regarding detainees.