#SwampWatch: Rand Paul Has Lindsey Graham Pegged

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Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and called him a "danger to the country" because of his comments against North Korea if the peace talks with President Trump fail.

"Lindsey Graham is a danger to the country for even proposing ideas like authorizing war with Korea", Paul told host Wolf Blitzer. The senator said that he doesn't "mind" the USA putting such exercises on hold, but said he would object "violently" to the withdrawal of US forces from South Korea.

After his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Trump said he is ending the "war games" consisting of joint military exercises with South Korea. Graham on Sunday said Congress should "put the military option on the table" to force a deal with North Korea, if it came to that.

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"That doesn't make the world more peaceful - it makes it more unsafe", Graham added, noting that he supports Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer's (D-N.Y.) proposed deal urging the president to work toward "incremental progress" with North Korea negotiations. "That should be something that is seen as naive and seen as something that really serious people shouldn't be discussing".

"Well if you've watched over time" Paul responded, "I think what you've seen from Lindsey Graham is basically a naive worldview where he believes war is always the answer and that also means that expenditures for war are always the answer". "He can have a membership at Trump National [golf course], I really don't care how generous we are as long as we don't go too far when it comes to our troop presence".

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