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Lindsey Graham Warns Of ‘Riots In Streets’ If Trump Is Charged Over Classified Docs


Staunch Donald Trump ally Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) ominously warned Sunday of “riots within the streets” if the previous president is hit with charges for taking classified documents to his Mar-a-Lago home when he moved out of the White House.

“If there’s a prosecution of Donald Trump for mishandling classified information, after the [Hillary] Clinton debacle … there’ll be riots within the streets,” Graham said on Fox News’ “Sunday Night in America,” hosted by former South Carolina congressman Trey Gowdy (R).

Graham was referring to Clinton’s use of a non-public email server when she was secretary of state — a practice reportedly employed by each Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner to conduct official business once they were White House senior advisers within the Trump administration.

A 3-year investigation into some 30,000 recovered messages sent to and from Clinton on the server concluded that there was no “persuasive evidence of systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information.”

In Trump’s case, after officials tried for several months to retrieve U.S. documents from him, FBI agents this month confiscated several boxes of fabric stashed at Mar-a-Lago, including classified documents and even highly sensitive top secret information.

Trump was captured in a recorded phone call telling Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to “find” simply enough votes for him after the 2020 presidential election to alter his loss right into a victory. “Fellas, I want 11,000 votes. Give me a break,” Trump pleaded.

Graham is currently battling a subpoena to seem before the grand jury in that probe. The probe, launched by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, has been expanded to look into the alleged involvement of a Trump ally within the suspected breach of voting equipment within the state.

Graham insisted to Gowdy that Trump is treated with a “double standard.”

“Most Republicans, including me, imagine in the case of Trump, there isn’t any law. It’s all about getting him,” Graham told Gowdy.

Critics on Twitter were outraged by yet one more threat of violence during investigations into suspected crimes.

This can be a threat. The Senate should censure him.

— Civis Mundus (@CivisMundusSum) August 28, 2022

So you’re saying Republicans are very violent individuals who don’t imagine in law and order?

Nice threat, Lindsey. And really revealing of your consciousness of guilt.

The reality is most Americans will have a good time similar to we did after we kicked Trump’s ass to the curb. https://t.co/Y00vKCyvfz

— MeidasTouch (@MeidasTouch) August 28, 2022

But I used to be repeatedly told only “Antifa” and “BLM” do riots on the streets.

— 🇺🇦 LDT Major Michael (@Merv515) August 28, 2022

If that is their best defense for violating the espionage act then they know he’s guilty AF.

— Kevin ☕️🎶 (@KevinSixx13) August 28, 2022

Price mentioning that he said it again at the tip of the interview after he was asked about his subpoena and saying “I really like the law”

— Acyn (@Acyn) August 28, 2022

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