Not only did former President Donald Trump survive a second attempt at convicting him on impeachment charges, but he is still at the center of the Republican Party, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said on Fox News Sunday.
“The Trump movement is alive and well,” Graham said. “All I can say is the most potent force in the Republican Party is President Trump. We need Trump-plus.”
Graham also criticized Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for stating the former president played a role in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
“He got a load off his chest, obviously,” Graham said. “But unfortunately, he put a load on the back of Republicans. That speech you will see in 2022 campaigns.”
The Boston Globe reported that the two GOP members reflect a divide in the Party:
The South Carolina senator’s comments reflect the internal struggle facing the party after a minority