Dec 19 2011

From a historical perspective, Kim John-il's reign was one of terror, oppression, and brutality to his own people.  I hope the Administration will signal to our allies in South Korea and Japan that we will stand behind them as power is transferred in Noth Korea.  Anytime you have a vacuum in an unstable place like North Korea, it is dangerous for the world at large.

Dec 17 2011

U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham, Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson today made this statement on the breakthrough port deepening provisions included in the year-end spending bill that passed the Senate this morning by a 67-32 vote.  Ports in Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina both have harbor deepening projects they continue to push forward to prepare for the larger ships that will be coming through Panama Canal beginning in 2014.

Dec 16 2011

Under the old system, South Carolina was shut out because we were not included in the President's 2012 budget.  Now, as a result of my language, Charleston will be eligible to receive federal funding to continue our deepening study.  Until the study is complete we cannot transition into actual construction on deepening the harbor.  We essentially had no chance to compete for funding.  These changes in federal law will give us the opportunity to move forward.

Dec 09 2011

Senator Lindsey Graham is calling for a congressional investigation into collaboration between the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union against The Boeing Company's decision to build a second 787 Dreamliner production facility in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Dec 06 2011

The time has come for the United States to fully review its relations with Pakistan. We must assess the nature and levels of our support for Pakistan. In particular, all options regarding U.S. security and economic assistance to Pakistan must be on the table, including substantial reductions and stricter standards for performance.

Nov 21 2011

The Super Committee's failure to address our growing debt problems only leads to future generations living in a poorer, weaker America.