Leave it to Lindsey Graham to lash out at a General for criticizing Donald Trump.
On Thursday, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham lashed out at Gen. James Mattis, Trump’s former Defense secretary, over his criticism of the president.
Mattis wrote an op-ed for The Atlantic on Wednesday that highlighted Trump’s tendency toward fascism and authoritarianism.
According to Graham, Mattis has been duped by “the liberal media” into thinking Trump is a bad guy.
“To General Mattis, I think you’re missing something here, my friend. You’re missing the fact that the liberal media has taken every event in the last three-and-a-half years and laid it at the president’s feet,” Graham said on Fox News, according to Axios.
Graham went on to claim that Trump is under siege nonstop.
“You don’t quite understand that from the time President Trump wakes up until he goes to bed, there’s an effort to destroy his presidency,” Graham lamented. “It is so fashionable to blame President Trump for every wrong in America.”
He went on to acknowledge that Trump does hold some blame, but most of the blame is mere propaganda.
“I’m not saying he’s blameless, but I am saying that you’re buying into a narrative that I think is, quite frankly, unfair,” Graham said.
Take a look at his remarks below: