Senator Lindsey Graham On The Clintons’ Fans In The Uranium Business And What A Military Confrontation With Iran Would Look Like
Senator Lindsey Graham joined me on today’s show to discuss this story about the affection shown the Clintons and their foundation by folks in the uranium business, including Russians in the uranium business:
HH: Joined now by United States Senator Lindsey Graham. Follow him on Twitter, @Grahamblog. Senator, before I go to the Loretta Lynch vote and the Iran deal, I just have to ask you about this New York Times story on the uranium company that was sold to Russia by the Canadians and reviewed by a State Department led by Mrs. Clinton after Bill Clinton got a half million dollars. Are your eyebrows up over this?
LG: Yeah, you know, at the end of the day, this story won’t go away. I think the average American is going to find the whole concept of the foundation taking money from Russia interests and other interests throughout the world, and potentially affecting the outcomes at the State Department something worth watching and reviewing.
HH: Is it worth having Senate hearings into?
LG: We may get there. At the end of the day, I don’t know what the appropriate response is. But the more information that comes out in line with what you’re saying, the more appropriate it would be. I’m in charge of the State Department’s budget. I’m in charge of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations. We write money for the State Department. Is this within my purview? I’ll have to look long and hard and find out if it is. But oversight of the executive branch has to be done by the legislative branch. If there’s a nexus here, then we’ll have hearings. Continue Reading