‘The next 9/11 will be your fault’: Lindsey Graham delivers warning to naysayers against Trump’s plan


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Sen. Lindsey Graham of
South Carolina.


Following President Donald Trump’s speech outlining
his plan to increase the US military’s presence in Afghanistan,
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina praised Trump’s blueprint
on hopefully ending America’s longest war on Monday.

I will fight … tooth and nail to make sure that
we do not lose in Afghanistan like we did in Iraq,” Graham said
on Fox News. “It’s just exactly what President Obama did in
Iraq, was to leave against sound military advice.”

“President Trump has the smarts and the moral courage to listen
to his generals and take their advice rather than going the
political way,” Graham continued. “And I’m so proud he did
because unlike Obama, President Trump is listening to his

But Graham’s comments took a more harrowing tone when he warned
colleagues who may criticize Trump’s plan.

“And to my colleagues in Congress, you will own a “no” vote,”
Graham said. “The next 9/11 will be your fault, not President
Trump’s fault, if you shoot down this plan because this is a
solid plan.

Although Trump did not mention exact numbers for his troop
increase proposal, multiple reports say he
plans on sending 4,000 troops, in addition to the 8,400 that are
already deployed to Afghanistan. During his speech, Trump
also stressed that the US would not be “nation-building again,”
but instead, would be “killing terrorists.”

“This will turn things around in Afghanistan — it’s putting
Pakistan on notice,” Graham continued. “I have a lot of
confidence this will work, but it won’t be easy. They will try to
break our will.”

“And to President Trump, you’ve shown the will to stand up to
radical Islam, But my friend, they’re gonna come after us,
they’re gonna try to break your will. Don’t let them. Stick with

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