Sen. Lindsay Graham on Sunday said he spoke with President Donald Trump and said the former commander-in-chief is “ready to move on” after he was acquitted by the Senate in his second, witch-hunt impeachment trial.
President Trump “was grateful to his lawyers, he appreciated the help that all of us have provided,” said Graham in a Fox News interview, and he added that “he’s ready to move on and rebuild the Republican Party, he’s excited about 2022 and I’m going to go down to talk with him next week.”
Graham – a ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee – said Trump is “mad at some folks” in the Republican party for going along with the impeachment effort. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell voted to acquit Trump, but made a speech suggesting he should face criminal prosecution.
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