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Lindsey Graham: As POTUS, I'd Use Military to Force Congress into Compliance

by Shawn M. Griffiths, published

CONCORD, N.H. -- reported Wednesday on a recent speech from U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), during which he said he would "literally use the military to keep [Congress]" in session to deal with non-compliance on defense spending. Graham was speaking to the Concord City Republican Committee, a stump speech ahead of a potential 2016 presidential run.

“…and here is the first thing I would do if I were President of the United States, I wouldn’t let Congress leave town until we fix this. I would literally use the military to keep them in if I had to.” - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)

The article, written by Ron Noyes, also includes a response from Graham's U.S. Senate primary opponent:

“If Graham is not being serious he should choose his words with more thought. If he is being serious those actions would be a threat to the republic,” Noyes said.

Read the full article here.


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