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The Latest: Graham agrees impeachment like a 'lynching'

Added 10-22-19 12:22:02pm EST - “The Latest on President Donald Trump's comparison of impeachment to lynching (all times local):” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “The Latest: Graham agrees impeachment like a ‘lynching’”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump’s comparison of impeachment to lynching (all times local):

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he agrees with President Donald Trump that the Democrats’ impeachment drive is like a “lynching.”

The South Carolina Republican senator told reporters Tuesday that Trump’s description is “pretty well accurate,” adding that the effort is a “sham” and a “joke” because the president doesn’t know the identity of his accuser and the process is playing out in private.

Graham told reporters on Capitol Hill that, “This is a lynching in every sense. This is un-American.”

Trump’s comparison of impeachment to a lynching in a tweet Tuesday injected racial overtones into the investigation of his conduct toward Ukraine. House impeachment investigators have been hearing from witnesses behind closed doors.

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