Skip to comments.Democrats rebuff Graham's call for military use authorization against North Korea
Posted on 06/10/2018 10:42:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday urged Democrats to sign onto an authorization to use military force against North Korea as a precautionary measure in case Pyongyang and Washington fail to reach a diplomatic agreement during next week's summit in Singapore.
On ABC's "This Week," Graham asked his Democratic colleagues, "If diplomacy fails, will you support my efforts to authorize the use of military force as a last resort to convince North Korea and China that things are going to be different this time?"
Graham made the remarks after saying he agreed with Democrats' demands in letter to President Donald Trump that any nuclear agreement meet several standards, including requiring North Korea to denuclearize, scrap its ballistic missile program and allow robust inspections, before any easing of sanctions....
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For little Lindsay Graham and his band of RAT fellow critics, I present the following quote from Theodore Roosevelt:
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
They couldnt fit in Donald Trumps jocjstrap, IMHO.
By all means - advertise to the Norks in advance that Congress will NOT provide authorization for the use of force against NK. Great move Lindsey.
It’s hard to be irrelevant, worse than being disliked.
My God have mercy upon this low and hideous creature known by the name of Lindsay Graham.
His future is bleak....VERY bleak :-(
Trust in God, treat all you meet with the respect and love that you wish to be treated with....and all will be well!
Confess your shortcomings to all who will lend an ear. If done in a proper , an honest manner, they will admire you for it and ask God to help, and set things right for you.
Was there ever an official end to the Korean War. I was under the impression there was never a treaty signed.
Absolutely, I agree with Ted Roosevelt’s statement. Graham has a “small man’s syndrome”. All he has ever been able to be is a cog in the wheel, always peeing on the big dog’s leg. Call for military action at this point is pathetic. Has he ever been in combat?
Honestly, this man is certifiable.
Trump is headed into delicate talks with Kim, and Graham wants to put a gun to his head before the talks even start.
That’s one of the stupidest ideas I’ve heard him voice.
I was referencing a gun go Kim’s head there...
May not have made that clear.
Yeah a JAG in the USAF and thinks he is special forces. Give it a rest...
Dems love ISIS, MS-13, illegals, criminals and now Kim
Still at war, no authorization needed.
This was an attempt to undercut and delegitimze Trump, if an attack is required.
What an imbecile. What is the point of making such a declaration, today of all days? Lindsey Graham is dumb as a box of rocks.
...after saying he agreed with Democrats' demands in letter to President Donald Trump that any nuclear agreement meet several standards, including requiring North Korea to denuclearize, scrap its ballistic missile program and allow robust inspections, before any easing of sanctions...
They're trying to appear hawkish and dovish at the same time, while setting the bar so high that the world's best dealmaker can't get it. Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.
Yep. He was one tough hombre. I heard that Lindsey and his Boston sharpener took on a whole box of Ticonderoga No.2, with nary a scratch to himself.
Meghan, er I mean John McCain probably put him up to it.
Graham’s answer is always “attack somebody!”, even when no question was asked.
He probably got beat up on a daily basis in school.
Graham is just a military vendor’s shill. He just wants a war so he can sell parts and bullets. Graham is for every war, every use of our military.
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