Nov 17 2008

Statement on Meeting with President-Elect Obama

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement after meeting with President-elect Barack Obama. 

“We had a productive discussion with President-elect Obama and I appreciate the opportunity to meet with him.  I believe there will be opportunities to find common ground on the many difficult issues facing our nation.   Everyone at the meeting was committed to reducing government waste, reducing bitter partisanship, and reforming our government to make it work better for the American people.

“Where possible, the American people want us to work in a bipartisan fashion to address their problems.  I think today’s meeting was a positive step forward.”