Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) reportedly ducked out of President Donald Trump’s Senate trial just in time to avoid watching Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) turn his old impeachment views back at him.
As Nadler spoke on the third day of Trump’s impeachment trial, he played a clip of Graham speaking about impeachment during Bill Clinton’s trial in 1999 in a way that might haunt him today.
“What’s a high crime? How about if an important person hurts somebody of low means,” said Graham at the time. “It’s not very scholarly, but I think it’s the truth. I think that’s what [the framers] meant by high crimes. It doesn’t even have to be a crime. It’s just when you start using your