Lindsey Graham slams Trump critics in Fox News interview: Kaepernick is ‘a racist,’ and AOC ‘doesn’t know anything’

Published: Jan 6, 2020 12:14 p.m. ET

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7073彩票注册Sen. Lindsey Graham didn’t hold back on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” when asked about two high-profile Trump critics who recently sounded off against the president’s move to take out Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani.

On Colin Kaerpernick:

‘He’s a loser on and off the field... He’s a racist. If you’re looking for racism in America, Mr. Kaepernick, look in the mirror.’

And his take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who called out Trump as :

‘AOC doesn’t know anything about the law of armed conflict, obviously.’

Graham’s slam of Kaepernick came in response to this tweet from Saturday, in which the former NFL quarterback suggested the attacks are just another chapter in America’s ”plundering” of “black and brown people”:

7073彩票注册As for Ocasio-Cortez, Graham’s pointed remark was in response to a question from host Maria Bartiromo as to whether Trump should have sought Congressional authorization ahead of the attacks.

Read: What investors need to know about intensifying U.S.-Iran tensions

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7073彩票注册 Shawn Langlois is an editor and writer for MarketWatch in Los Angeles. Follow him on 7073彩票注册 @slangwise.

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