Posted 8 days ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham visited former President Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort over the weekend in what he described as an effort to mend a fractured Republican Party.
Asked Monday evening by The Hill about his visit to the former commander-in-chief’s Palm Beach estate, Graham (R-South Carolina) said the two spent a great deal of time reaching out to candidates on the ballot in 2022.
The two “just talked about the 2022 cycle,” Graham explained, adding that, “He’s very involved in helping the team win.”
Trump “made a bunch of phone calls,” specifically with GOP senators, and is “trying to get the best team on the field.”
When asked by a CNN reporter which senators he spoke to, Graham declined to say, only noting that Trump’s message was, “You’ve been there for me and I’ll be there for you.”
Some of the 20 Republicans up for reelection in the 2022 cycle include Sens. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina), Marco Rubio (R-Florida), John Boozman (R-Arkansas), John Thune (R-South Dakota), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin), Roy B... (Read more)
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