Lindsey Graham Admits Health Care Follies

FILE - In this April 18, 2015 file photo, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks in Nashua, N.H. Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. In an interview on "CBS This Morning," Graham said he'd make the official announcement June 1 in his hometown of Central, South Carolina. But he also used the phrase "I'm running," explaining that he believes he would make the best commander in chief. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Lindsey Graham (SC) is one of the most respected members of the Senate. A self-defined Reagan-style Republican, his major area of expertise is national security. Given this background, it was surprising that he gave his name to the bill to repeal Obamacare.

That bill failed when three Republican senators, including John McCain, one of Graham’s closest associates, indicated he would vote against it.The usually witty and congenial Graham had used strong language to advance the bill.After it failed, however, he made …

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