Lindsey Graham: Biden Is ‘Withholding Weapons’ From Israel That They Need To End War
WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 14: Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during the news conference in the U.S. Capitol to propose a resolution that "puts Iran on notice" not to expand Israel-Hamas war on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, is seen in the background.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said over the weekend that the Biden administration was slow walking weapon deliveries to Israel that the country needs to be able to finish of Hamas and bring the war in Gaza to an end.

Graham made the remarks during a Sunday interview on CBS News’ “Face The Nation” with host Margaret Brennan when asked if the U.S. will be able to secure a normalization deal between Israel and Saudi Arabia before the upcoming election.

“I think it’s still possible,” Graham said. “But the administration has taken months to negotiate the defense agreement between Saudi Arabia and the United States, holding it over Israel’s head regarding Rafah. I think we’re almost there.”

“One thing I got from this trip was that they still don’t have the weapons they need in Israel to finish off Hamas,” he continued. “So they’re going to be sending me a list of weapons that are being slow walked. So I’m going to bring that up. But yeah, I think we can still do this. July the 24th will be here before you know it, hopefully major military operations will be over against Hamas if we give Israel the weapons they need, and we can sit down and talk about a vision for Gaza and the West Bank that will give security to Israel, hope and prosperity for the Palestinian people, with Saudi Arabia and the UAE involved. So that is my hope, that is my belief, and I want to help where I can.”

When asked about those in the U.S. who do not want to see weapons delivered to Israel, Graham said that failure to do so would “be the biggest mistake we could [make].”

“Let me be straight with you. Hamas would kill everybody [in the U.S.] if they could get here. Israel’s not our enemy, they’re our ally,” Graham said. “I want them destroyed so they can never come back to hurt Israel or us. Hezbollah is alive and well. So to those Americans who believe pulling the plug on Israel now makes us safer, you missed a lot. Radical Islam wants to slit the throat of every Jewish person, and your throat too. So no, I want to give weapons they need. The administration’s withholding weapons.”

Graham later added: “The IDF chief told me he’s never been more worried about a nuclear breakout regarding the Iranians than he is right now. He thinks we’ve lost deterrence. He’s asking for joint military operations with the United States to convince Iran not to dash toward a nuclear weapon. These are the most dangerous times since the ’30s. Don’t make the mistakes of the ’30s.”


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