“Not a Man of Paramount Integrity” Chris Cuomo Rips Lindsey Graham
At one point, Lindsey Graham stood in opposition to Donald Trump being the standard bearer for the Republican party. Today, however, that seems like a lifetime ago. The South Carolina senator has become not only a golfing buddy of the president, but also a sycophantic follower.
This willingness to bend his rationale to suit the president was again on display this week. Graham, who at one point said that Supreme Court justices shouldn’t be voted on in election years, changed his mind. On Saturday night, Chris Cuomo blasted Graham for his flip-flop, but also said that people shouldn’t be surprised.
The CNN host began his rant by playing a clip of the South Carolina senator. Graham said at the time:
“If an opening comes in the last year of president trump’s term and the primary process has started, we’ll wait until the next election.”
The GOP lawmaker has obviously changed his mind as this point. Cuomo went on attack, saying, “Here’s what I don’t understand about this. Why are so many of you surprised that Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina would eat his own words? Why do you think he’d be troubled by doing that right now?”
The CNN host continued, “Because he’s a man of paramount integrity? You know that’s not true with him as a public servant. No need to judge anybody as a person, you can deal with his actions and words in office.”