Nov 24 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.



"I appreciate Secretary Hagel's life-long service to our country. He's a distinguished combat veteran who bravely served in Vietnam and someone who has always tried to do what he thought was best for our men and women in uniform.

Nov 24 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), Kelly Ayotte (R-New Hampshire), and John McCain (R-Arizona) today made the following statement on the extension of negotiations with Iran over their nuclear program.



"One of the most important issues facing our nation and the world at large is how to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapons capability. While we strongly support diplomatic efforts to achieve a lasting, verifiable agreement with Iran that permanently ends Iran's nuclear weapons program, we must avoid negotiating a deal that puts the security of the United States or our allies at risk and fails to address Iran's decades-long history of cheating and subterfuge.

Nov 21 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement opposing President Obama's effort to take executive action and unilaterally change immigration.

Oct 20 2014

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and John McCain (R-Arizona) today released the following statement on the Administration's decision to resupply Kurdish forces in Kobani with arms, ammunition, and other supplies, and its continued lack of an effective strategy against ISIS:

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.