Sen. Lindsey Graham (RS.C.) doesn’t seem ready to endorse Donald Trump in the 2024 presidential election just yet.
Graham went from being one of Trump’s biggest critics before the 2016 election to being one of his biggest supporters, and ultimately, after instigating a deadly US Capitol riot. I withdrew my temporary criticism of the former president.
But as to whether Graham will endorse Trump if he (predictably) announces a new run, which he teased as a major announcement coming Tuesday. Reported by Politico A South Carolina Republican referred to the runoff between incumbent Senator Rafael Warnock (D) and Trump-supporting Rep. Let’s talk,’ he said.
Graham’s apparent reluctance to go all-in on Trump again means Trump won’t be wearing his hat in the ring until after the Georgia vote, following worse-than-expected Republican results in the 2022 midterm elections. It echoes that of other Republicans who urged Trump to hold off on putting it on. succumbed to Trump.
“I think he need to pauseAbsolutely,” former Trump White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said last week of a possible announcement by her former boss.
But that was before Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada) won over Republican Adam Laxalt in Nevada to retain Democratic control of the U.S. Senate.