Sen. Graham Buries Hatchet, Says Trump Should Run for President

Sen. Lindsey Graham voiced his support in favor of former President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying that he hopes Trump runs again in 2024.

The South Carolina Republican expressed his support of the former president at the Michigan Republican Party’s leadership conference on Mackinac Island, three days after Trump released a statement bashing Graham. While Graham did not address the criticism, he said he supported a Trump 2024 run, drawing cheers from the crowd attending, according to the Detroit News .

“I don’t think Trump is listening,” Graham said. “He might be. I hope President Trump runs again.”

Trump criticized Graham on Wednesday regarding a revelation in the recently published book Peril. Written by journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, the book claims that Graham and Sen. Mike Lee of Utah were unconvinced of Trump’s claim that the 2020 election was rigged. Graham and Lee were notably not among the senators who objected to battleground states’ results in the Senate in January.

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