Sep 11 2013

Graham on 9/11

“On this special day, let’s be mindful of the threats we face, appreciative of our freedoms, and thankful for the first responders and brave men and women in uniform who protect us.”

"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.

Jul 25 2013

Graham Amendment Preventing Federal Bailout of Cities Like Detroit Fails

If you weren't worried about the federal government bailing out municipalities like Detroit, now you should be.

If you weren't worried about the federal government bailing out municipalities like Detroit, now you should be. All Americans should keep a close eye on where the Obama Administration and Congress are heading in terms of bailouts for cities like Detroit. The failure of my amendment is a very disturbing signal.

Jul 19 2013

Graham, Schumer Resolution Encourages Russia to Turn Over Edward Snowden to American Authorities

"On multiple fronts, Russia is becoming one of the bad actors in the world," said Graham.

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Charles E. Schumer (D-New York) have introduced a bipartisan resolution encouraging the Russian government to turn over Edward Snowden to the United States. Since June 23 Snowden has been on Russian territory in the Sheremetyevo Airport.


 


Jul 18 2013

Insurance Company Leaves South Carolina Over ObamaCare

"I hate to say I told you so, but I told you so."

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made the following statement on news that Medical Mutual of Ohio, the parent of the Carolina Care health plan, will be pulling out of South Carolina by the end of the year. Carolina Care is the second largest issuer of individual health insurance plans in South Carolina.

Jul 10 2013

Graham to Obama -- ObamaCare is Unworkable and Harmful to the Economy

"This law is unworkable and harmful to the economy and to American families and your actions to delay the employer mandate are an acknowledgement of this fact."

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today signed a letter to President Obama urging him to permanently delay the implementation of ObamaCare for all Americans.  


 


Jul 03 2013

Graham Statement on Delay of Obamacare

"The decision to delay the implementation of Obamacare is driven by the 2014 elections."

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement today on the delay in Obamacare implementation. 

Jun 26 2013

Graham on Supreme Court Ruling on Defense of Marriage Act

"I believe in the traditional definition of marriage."

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act.


 


Jun 25 2013

Graham on Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights

"Voting is a fundamental right guaranteed to all United States citizens. I will continue to do everything in my power to ensure elections are free and fair for every South Carolinian."

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the Supreme Court decision Shelby County v Holder.

Jun 25 2013

Graham Opposes Obama Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline

"Mr. President, what are you thinking?"

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on President Obama's decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.