Lindsey Graham Weighs in On Trumps Phenomenal Success At The Summit With North Korea – Addresses Rand Paul’s Concerns
Just before the Kim-Trump summit tensions were high for everyone. Two very opposing views stood out the most; Rand Paul’s and Lindsey Graham.
According to The Hill, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Monday blasted Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) for drafting an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) in North Korea should President Trump’s forthcoming meeting with Kim Jong Un go south.
“Lindsey Graham is a danger to the country by even proposing ideas like authorizing war with Korea,” Paul said on CNN.
“So that should be something that is seen as naive and seen as something that really serious people shouldn’t even be discussing,” he added.
Graham fires back on his interview with Fox News and explains why he thinks having a ‘show of force’ is good for maintaining a healthy relationship with someone like Kim. In the end, he agrees with Trump’s decision to halt military drills over SoKo and praised the President for his for coming through with the peace talks.
Clearly, Graham isn’t gunning for war but believes it’s important that our potential adversaries understand we are capable of it. A point that the President himself has made over and over again. Take a look.
This meeting is hopefully the first of many. Largely, the document and the summit as a whole were centered on the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
The document says: “President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth and sincere exchange of opinions on the issues related to the establishment of new US-DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ) relations and the building of a lasting and robust peace regime on the Korean Peninsula.
“President Trump committed to providing security guarantees to the DPRK, and Chairman Kim Jong-un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.”
The document says the two are “convinced that the establishment of new US-DPRK relations will contribute to the peace and prosperity of the Korean Peninsula and of the world.”