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Lindsey Graham Says Biden Needs To ‘Pick Up The Phone’ And Tell Democrats To ‘Stand Down’ On Impeachment

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Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday that President-elect Joe Biden needs “to pick up the phone” and tell impeachment-hungry Democrats to “stand down.”

“Pick up the phone, call Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, and the squad and tell them ‘stand down’ [on impeachment],” Graham said during an interview on Fox News’ “Hannity.”

“This will destroy the country even further,” Graham said in reference to another impeachment procedure. “You have the power to do that, the question is, do you have the courage to do it?” he asked of Biden.

Graham called a video statement released Thursday by President Donald Trump “helpful” and that “it hit the mar,” adding that Trump “wants to move on to a peaceful transfer of power. He wants this to end.”

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said that he spent most of Friday with the president and that Trump wants to “focus on his agenda, his successes for the American people.”

“Joe Biden said it’s up to Congress regarding impeachment. No, President-elect Biden, it’s up to you,” Graham said, adding that he has told his supporters in his home state that that while he “admires” and continues to support Trump, it is “time to move on.”

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