Sen. Graham says ‘Biggest winner of impeachment trial is Lara Trump’
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that GOP votes – especially that of Sen. Richard Burr – to convict former President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial opened the door for Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump.
She’s got a real shot at the North Carolina Senate race, Graham said.
“The biggest winner of this whole impeachment trial is Lara Trump,” said Graham on “Fox News Sunday.”
“My dear friend Richard Burr, who I like and have been friends with for a long time, just made Lara Trump almost the certain nominee for the Senate seat in North Carolina to replace him if she runs, and I’ll certainly be behind her because she represents the future of the Republican Party,” he said.
Burr said he will not seek reelection in 2022. He was one of seven Republican senators voting with Democrats to convict Trump for the riots on Jan. 6 to storm the Capitol.
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