Lindsey Olin Graham (born July 9, 1955) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States senator from South Carolina, a seat he has held since 2003.A member of the Republican Party, Graham served as chair of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary from 2019 to 2021.
Graham On Democrats' Plan For Federal Election Takeover, Filibuster. WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made these statements on Senate Democrats’ plan for a federal takeover of state election systems and their push to eliminate the Senat...
Nov 23, 2021 · A leader who puts our country above all. In the United States Senate, South Carolina's Lindsey Graham has earned a reputation as a conservative, a problem-solver, and a leader who gets things done. He is a great friend to our men and women serving in uniform, a respected voice on national security matters, a leading advocate for cutting the out ...
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Lindsey Graham is an American politician. He is the member of the Republican Party. He is serving as the United States Senator from South Carolina since 2003. From 1982 to 1988, he served in the United States Air Force. From 1993 to 1995, he was in the South Carolina House of Representatives. Before that, he worked as a lawyer in private practice. From 1993 to 2003, he represented South Carolinas 3rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Lindsey Graham was born on 9 July 1955, in Central, South Carolina, USA. His birth name is Lindsey Olin Graham. He is the son of Florence James Graham and Millie Graham. His parents owned a restaurant-bar-pool hall-liquor store known as Sanitary Cafe. During his early life, he worked with his parents.
From the University of South Carolina, he graduated with a B.A. in Psychology in 1977. After that, he enrolled at the University Of South Carolina School Of Law. From there, he graduated with a J.D. in 1981.
Graham began his career as an officer and judge advocate in the United States Air Force in 1982. In 1084, he went to Europe as a military prosecutor and defense attorney. He left active duty in 1989 and entered private practice as a lawyer. After that, he joined the South Carolina Air National Guard in 1989. He left the job in 1995 and then joined the U.S. Air Force Reserve.
Graham began his political career in 1992. He became the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 2nd district in 1992. He served in the office until 1995. In 1998, he was a member of the Judiciary Committee during the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. He ran for the United States Senate election in South Carolina, 2002 and won. He was again elected in United States Senate election in South Carolina, 2008. Since then, he has served as a United States Senator from South Carolina till now. Graham has been popular Senate for his advocacy of a strong national defense. He has supported military since his early career days. In 2015, he announced that he would run for President of the United States. However, he ended his campaign for the presidency in late 2015. When it was sure that Donald Trump would become the Republican Presidential candidate, he openly said that he would not vote for Trump. He has an annual salary of $174,000 and a net worth of 3 million dollars.
Rumors are that Graham is gay. Many people say that he is gay because he has not been married until now and no one has ever known about his love affair to date. In the 2016 Presidential election, Lindsey announced that he would not vote for either Trump or Hillary Clinton. He said, I think Donald Trump is going to places where very few people have gone and Im not going with him.
Graham has been criticized few times for his offensive speeches. However, many people love him for his works and he has not been in any major controversy yet.
Graham is 5 Feet and 7.25 Inches tall. His weight and other body measurements are unknown. He has blue eyes and gray hair.
He is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 220.4k followers on Facebook, he has around 600k followers on Twitter and has more than 45.9k followers on Instagram.
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