Oct 06 2014

WASHINGTON -- The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has awarded Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. The award is based on Senator Graham's votes in the 113th Congress on issues that are critical to manufacturing in the United States.

Oct 01 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the Secret Service.



"The testimony delivered by the Director of the Secret Service yesterday was not confidence-inspiring. What she described as mistakes were major security breaches. Now is not the time for our enemies to believe we cannot protect our nation's Commander in Chief. I appreciate the Director's service, but it's time for new leadership at the agency.

Sep 30 2014

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:

Sep 24 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made the following statement regarding President Obama's speech to the United Nations General Assembly.



"I believe today's speech was a missed opportunity by the President to detail a clear, decisive strategy to defeat radical Islam and deter aggressors like Putin," said Graham.

Sep 23 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and John McCain (R-Arizona) today released the following statement on last night's air strikes against ISIS and the Khorasan Group in Syria:



"We commend President Obama for ordering last night's air strikes against ISIS and the Khorasan Group in Syria, and the U.S. military for the skill and courage with which it carried out this operation. We especially salute our Arab partners for their historic and valuable involvement in our coalition effort. However, last night's air strikes should be just an opening salvo against ISIS in Syria. This will be a long, difficult campaign, and as ISIS regroups and adapts, we and our partners will ultimately need a limited presence of troops on the ground-not to invade and occupy Syria or Iraq, but to advise local forces, direct air strikes, gather intelligence, and conduct special forces operations, among other related missions.

Sep 23 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and John McCain (R-Arizona) today released the following statement on President-elect Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah agreeing to a national unity government in Afghanistan, and the need for conditions-based drawdown plan and commitment to residual force:

Sep 19 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), Chris Coons (D-Delaware), and Ben Cardin (D-Maryland), all members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced legislation on Thursday to create innovative financing mechanisms, such as new development impact bonds, aimed at increasing private-sector investment in maternal and child health programs in developing countries. The Accelerating Action in Maternal and Child Health Act is an innovative concept centered on the notion that even a small early investment in the care of a mother or child will reduce healthcare costs over the long term.

Sep 18 2014

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.

Sep 17 2014

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.