Graham: Trump May Be First President To ‘Go Down’ Because He Kept Tweeting

Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC), of the Senate Judiciary Committee asks questions during a hearing on "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election", of The Honorable Sally Q. Yates, Former Acting Attorney ... Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC), of the Senate Judiciary Committee asks questions during a hearing on "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election", of The Honorable Sally Q. Yates, Former Acting Attorney General of the U.S., and The Honorable James R. Clapper, Former Director of National Intelligence of the U.S., in the Senate Hart building on Capitol Hill, on Monday, May 8th, 2017. (Photo by Cheriss May) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***(Sipa via AP Images) MORE LESS
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June 11, 2017 11:50 a.m.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday said President Donald Trump could be the first president to “go down” as a result of his inability to stop tweeting about the investigations he appears to view as a threat.

“You may be the first president in history to go down because you can’t stop inappropriately talking about an investigation that, if you just were quiet, would clear you,” Graham said on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”

He said Trump’s tweeting is a source of frustration for Republicans.

“This is not helping,” Graham said.

Trump nevertheless began Sunday with one of his by-now regular Twitter salvos at Democrats and fired FBI Director James Comey.

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