Read time: 1 minute

Lindsey Graham And His Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

The John Bolton news has given Lindsey Graham a big sadz.
Lindsey Graham And His Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
"I don't wanna come out!" says the South Carolina Senator after the Bolton bombshell. Image from: @bluegal (Composite)

For Senator Lindsey Graham, today was to be just another day to mark off the calendar before the GOP could run a steamroller over the Constitution for good, by voting 53-47 against having any witness testimony in Trump's impeachment trial. Well, someone FUBARed that plan in a big way. John Bolton's manuscript was leaked, and in it, Bolton reveals conversations in which Donald John Trump told him that the Ukraine aid would not be released unless they announced investigations into the Bidens.


Suddenly the pressure on Trump's GOP to allow witnesses is much stronger. Graham seems to be taking it the hardest. He cancelled a planned presser for Monday morning, and is apparently telling Trump he needs to let the Senate see the manuscript.

"LET" the Senate see it? If this isn't hard evidence of the iron grip in which Trumpin* holds this shell of a political party, I don't know what is. Why? I'll tell you.

  • Trump doesn't LET the Senate see anything. The GOP can subpoena Bolton at any time. Trump has ZERO say about it.
  • Bolton has 1st Amendment rights. He can say whatever he wants, whenever he wants. He's being a shady SOB for not showing the moral courage his employees did in the House proceedings.

If Twitter is any indication, this is the Monday-est Monday ever for Lindsey Graham.

El. Oh. El.

"I don't know if I trust anybody right now!" Ooooooooh, nooo. Poor Lindsey. Where's the fainting couch when you need it?

(*Trump + Putin = Trumpin — I just made that up right now.)

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $21 for 2021? Please consider a one-time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team