Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said that the Republican Party cannot be successful without the backing of former President Donald Trump and his supporters.
In an interview with the Washington Post, Graham addressed the war being fought in the GOP between those believe the party needs to purge itself of Trump’s influence, and those who’ve remained loyal to the former president despite his bid to subvert the result of last year’s election and cling onto power.
A campaign is gathering momentum to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her role in the party leadership over her opposition to Trump as loyalists to the former president seek to consolidate their control over the party. According to reports Cheney will likely be replaced by Rep. Elise Stefanik, who has defended Trump’s “Big Lie” that the election was stolen from him…. (Read more)