Lindsey Graham addresses arrest warrant issued by Russian Federation
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is expected to hold a press conference about the arrest warrant issued by the Russian Federation and the recent debt limit vote in the U.S. Congress.
On May 29, Russia’s Interior Ministry issued the warrant for Graham’s comments related to the fighting in Ukraine.
Graham initially released a response on Twitter but will now speak on the topic in person.
In a press conference on Tuesday, Sen. Graham kicked it off by saying, “Well, it’s good to be back in South Carolina, not in Moscow.”
The U.S. Senator said arrest warrant issued against points out that his crime was “speaking truth to power”.
“I have stood by Ukraine,” Graham said. “It is in our national security interest that the war end in Ukraine the right way. I want it to end. But the best and only way for it to end to protect us is for Putin to lose.”
Graham also spoke on the House approving a debt ceiling and budget cuts package on May 31.
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