90 Minutes After Mueller Report Drops Top Trump Defender Lindsey Graham to Deliver Keynote Speech at Mar-a-Lago


'No Collusion'

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, whose name appears first on Attorney General William Barr's letter to Congress (copy below), has emerged as one of President Donald Trump's top defenders. He is also responsible for determining how the Senate will move forward on the information it receives from the nearly-two-year long Mueller investigation into Russia's attack on U.S. electoral system and if Donald Trump or any members of his teams conspired with that hostile foreign power.

Graham is literally one of the first four, and one of the top Members of Congress who will be briefed by AG Barr on the Mueller report.

White House reporter for BuzzFeed News:

So it seems inappropriate that Chairman Graham, literally 90 minutes after the Mueller report was officially handed off to the Attorney General, is slated to deliver the keynote address at the Lincoln Day Dinner, a GOP affair, at President Trump's Florida mansion and golf club, Mar-a-Lago.

WPBF reports "the Republican Party of Palm Beach County is hosting a Lincoln Day dinner at Mar-a-Lago at 6:30 p.m."

"Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is the emcee and U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is the keynote speaker," the local news station adds. "The president will be in Palm Beach County until Sunday."

NBC News producer Frank Thorpe V offers this:

Here's Barr's letter, with Chairman Graham's name at the top:


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