Sen. Lindsey Graham Lindsey Olin Graham The Hill's Morning Report – Biden, Trump vying for Rust Belt voters This week: Barr is in hot seat over Mueller's report that GOP is ready for the espionage case MORE (RS.C. President Trump Demands from House Democrats that legislators called "political hacks," according to CNN.
Graham, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, urged Trump to "fight against hell" and demanded that the White House present the documents Congressional committees.
The South Carolina Republican, scheduled for re-election in 2020, told CNN he se i "alright with a politician fighting another politician," and dismissed any allegations that Trump had obstructed justice in a special legal aid Robert Mueller Robert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: The US Should Welcoming Müller's election to lead the investigation of Russia [more19659009]
"The obstruction of justice for me is absurd because the president fully cooperates." Graham told CNN. "Well, if the house wants to go on like this, if I'm the president, I would fight like hell."
"The Muller Report is the last and last word on all (over) Trump's campaign for me," he added.
Mueller stated in his report on his investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 elections that the evidence did not find Trump had committed a crime but had not fully relieved him of the issue of legal disability ,
The House's Democrats are stepping up their efforts to further challenge Trump for obstruction, pointing out that Mueller detailed 10 episodes related to alleged disabilities subject to his team's investigation. Trump said last week he would fight "all summons" from Parliament, arguing that his cooperation with Müller's investigation was sufficient.
CNN also asked Graham for his earlier remarks during the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton (19459003) William (Bill) Jefferson ClintonJuan Williams: Trump's reality Trump's impeachment fate would depend on 18 Republican Senators Pelosi A page from Tip O & # 39; Neills' playbook MORE
Graham, who was then resigned A member of the House's Judiciary Committee stated in 1998 that former President Richard Nixon would be subject to impeachment proceedings when he had "failed" a subpoena, " because he has taken power from the congress because of the impeachment process ".
When CNN asked him for the quote, Graham replied, "I said that?" And added that the situation was not analogous because Nixon braved subpoena Leon Jaworski and not the congressional summons.  "Your boys are political hacks right now," Graham said. "Müller was the guy I was looking for – not Nadler, not Lindsey Graham, neither of us, not a Republican."
In 1998, Graham voted in favor of an impeachment article that incriminated Clinton with "impaired" (19459021) "due and proper application of law" and said that he had "rejected certain written applications for admission and had not responded and deliberately made false, misleading and misleading declarations have given up.
In the CNN interview, Graham denied that he was biased. He noted that he was the only Republican to vote against one of the articles against Clinton, and broke with his party an article on impeachment, which broke out alleged lying in a civil suit.