Two members of the "Squad" called for Lindsey Graham's resignation following allegations by Georgian Foreign Minister Brad Raffensperger (R) that the Senator had encouraged him to cast legal ballots.
Graham denies the characterization of the conversation with Raffensperger.
"It is time for Lindsey Graham to submit his resignation," tweeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).
MP Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) supported the sentiment.
"Lindsey Graham tried to commit election fraud," Tlaib tweeted with no evidence. "He can't get away with it."
"Actions have consequences," she continued. "This unethical and possibly illegal act by a seated US senator requires swift action."
It is time for Lindsey Graham to submit his resignation. https://t.co/XFzHmdV66I
– Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) November 18, 2020
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Allegations that led to Lindsey Graham's resignation
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Raffensperger, in an interview with the Washington Post, accused Graham of pressuring him to cast legally cast ballots in districts where there was major disagreement.
"It sure looked like he wanted to go that route," said the Georgian foreign minister when he found a way to cast legally cast ballots.
Graham also reportedly asked if Raffensperger "has the authority to cast all postal ballot papers in counties where a higher mismatch rate has been noted".
A senior election official said it was just a miscommunication.
"What I heard was a discussion about postal ballot papers, and if … there was a percentage of signatures that didn't really match, then at some point there is a point where you can get when someone could say … & # 39; Let's throw all those ballots away & # 39; " he said in an interview with MSNBC.
"I could see Senator Graham and Secretary Raffensperger seeing it that way, but our job in this state is to obey the law and obey the process," they added.
Graham said the allegations were "ridiculous" and said he was only trying to clarify the Georgia signature compliance requirements by talking to Raffensperger.
Ga. Official says Lindsey Graham asked about casting votes despite the Senator calling the account "ridiculous". Https://t.co/Yb6TnGr7Ro
– People (@people) November 17, 2020
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Graham laughs at Omar and Tlaib
For his part, Lindsey Graham laughed at the team's suggestion to resign.
The Republican Senator shared screenshots of their tweets, writing, "I have to do something right when America's most radical liberal politicians and media experts are calling for my resignation!"
I have to do something right when America's most radical liberal politicians and media experts demand my resignation! pic.twitter.com/vPvMaWUV8q
– Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) November 18, 2020
Graham added: "I will continue to seek common ground whenever possible, but I will not hesitate to vigorously oppose the radical domestic and foreign policy agendas of The Squad and other liberal critics."
"For those who try to silence me – you will fail miserably!"
Maybe the squad is taking on too many battles right now. A fight with Graham isn't unexpected, but they also don't seem to get along with members of their own party.
Democrats have accused their radical views of costing them dearly in the election, while Tlaib and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) have shot back that their party is only racist.
Later in the solicitation, self-described democratic socialist Rashida Tlaib accused her colleagues of only wanting to speak on topics that motivate white suburbanites.
"To be real, it sounds like you're saying, stop pushing what blacks want," she said. https://t.co/NGlLlPQb6P
– Rachael Bade (@rachaelmbade) November 6, 2020
Graham now knows how to steel himself for a fight.
His battle against the progressives to nominate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court reinvigorated the perception that he is a staunch Conservative hero.
"UNETHICAL SHAM": Senator Lindsey Graham tears up Senate Democrats over Ford, Kavanaugh listens pic.twitter.com/XCBQ7nf2Ck
– FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) September 28, 2018
The Conservatives have nothing to thank Graham and his fight against the Democrats for a right-wing court for generations to come.
Again, don't expect Lindsey Graham to get back on the roster this time around.