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Joe Biden would be ‘hard to beat’ if he ran for president, says Sen. Lindsey Graham

Sen. Graham: Biden would be ‘hard to beat’ if he ran for president

During a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Friday on whether Brett Kavanaugh should be considered for the Supreme Court, Sen. Lindsey Graham praised Joe Biden, and said if he ran for president he would be hard to beat.
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During a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Friday on whether Brett Kavanaugh should be considered for the Supreme Court, Sen. Lindsey Graham praised Joe Biden, and said if he ran for president he would be hard to beat.

During a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Friday considering the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Lindsay Graham surprised some with unexpected praise for former Vice President Joe Biden.

“If he runs for president, he’ll be hard to beat,” the South Carolina Republican said of Biden.

Graham got people talking during the Kavanaugh hearings on Thursday too, when the committee heard from the Supreme Court nominee and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford about allegations of sexual assault.

Graham chastised Democrats on the committee Thursday for what he saw as unfair treatment of the nominee: “What you want is to destroy this guy’s life, hold his seat open, and hope you win (the presidency) in 2020.”

“I cannot imagine what you and your family have gone through,” Graham told Kavanaugh during the hearing.

“I hope you’re on the Supreme Court,” he added, “That’s exactly where you belong.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham throws his support behind Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh despite sexual misconduct allegations in fiery senate hearing speech.

Several Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee walk out after Republicans vote to approve a motion to send Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court to the U.S. Senate for debate.

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