Joe Biden and John McCain were colleagues and friends, their friendship dating back to the 1970s, but somehow, Sen. Lindsey Graham’s close relationship with the late Senator disintegrated as if it never happened. That happened, of course, when Donald J. Trump won the White House. Trump, who occasionally re-airs his grievances with the late Arizona Republican, was given a pass by Graham every single time. Speaking to Ben Domenech — Megyn McCain’s husband — on Fox News, Graham finally brought up the late Senator.
“Your father-in-law is rolling over in his grave now,” Graham told Domenech. “The America John McCain fought for and was willing to die for is changing in front of us. I like what Trump did. He stood up to the Chinese.”
Graham: Let the Chinese know that if you try to take Taiwan, we’ll have a war and you’ll lose it pic.twitter.com/2zQOIPbiMP
— Acyn (@Acyn) April 19, 2021
Twitter users pounced:
John McCain would be physically disgusted by what Lindsey has become, and he’d tell him so to his face, live on TV, as Ben watched.
— Michael Dobozy (@dobozysaurus) April 20, 2021
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John McCain wouldn’t care for how he’s treated the entire Biden family.
— JE Brannon (@je_brannon) April 20, 2021
Lindsay Graham needs to go away. I’m thinking manager of a Waffle House.
— Lucky-NH-Guy (@luckynhguy) April 20, 2021
He’s talking about the John McCain who didn’t want Trump at his funeral, right? That John McCain?
— LatinTheCurve (@PaganLatin) April 20, 2021
I think John McCain would walk over & knock Graham on his keister
— Donna sparkman🇺🇸💙🌊⚜️ (@donna_spackman) April 20, 2021
This is when I pray karma is real. He should never have McCain come through his mouth. Never.
— Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard (@drmav) April 20, 2021
I don’t know how he’d have the face to say that man’s name out loud again.
— Mercury (@mercuryroad) April 20, 2021
The audacity of Graham invoking McCain’s memory to the late Senator’s son-in-law is staggering. I hope Ben Domenech was comfortable sleeping on the couch since he didn’t confront Graham after bringing up John McCain. What an absolute douche.