Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to reporters as he leaves the office of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, who is moderating bipartisan negotiations on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. President Donald Trump has given Congress until March to come up with a plan to protect the nearly 700,000 young people who had been protected from deportation and given the right to work legally in the country under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. Trump announced he was ending DACA last year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
As I wrote here earlier this week READ Trump Legal Team Hires Former South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy the Trump team is getting ready for impeachment. They wisely hired former South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy to help with that effort.
Another South Carolinian though had a message for Trump. Listen to Gowdy and your other lawyers.
According to Fox News…
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., urged President Trump Friday to heed the advice of his legal team, especially its newest member, former Rep. Trey Gowdy.
“He brings a lot. He understands the Congress. He’s a smart lawyer but it won’t matter if the president won’t listen to him,” Graham told Brian Kilmeade.
This is sage advice from Graham to the President.
Trump has done a good job hiring people who are talented and surrounds himself with them. The President though also likes to go, rogue, and ignore the advice of these very same people. That has so far worked well for him.
In dealing with impeachment though it will not.
Whether you agree with this statement or not it is a well-known fact inside the beltway that Nancy Pelosi is a political animal. She lives and breathes this stuff on a daily basis. Remember she took the bullet with Obamacare and lost the Speakership and than hung on to her leadership post to gain the big chair 8 years later. She has shown that she is shrewd and smart and has a level of dedication most do not.
Donald Trump revels in the fact that he is not a Washington D.C. insider which is a huge plus. Trump also knows though that you have to rely on your experts in the room and your instincts. That means listen to those that know the system and how impeachment works and do what they advise.
Lindsay Graham has been in D.C. for over 20 years and knows what he is talking about. He has personally invested some political capital to help Trump succeed and seems to have an understanding with the President that other lawmakers lack.
The President would do well to listen to Sen Graham’s advice and listen to Gowdy and the others trying to derail this mess the democrats are hoisting upon the country.