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Politics Lindsey Graham: 'I'm getting killed financially'

13:31  27 september  2020
13:31  27 september  2020 Source:   thehill.com

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Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Fox News Thursday that he was “ getting killed financially ” by his Democratic opponent Jamie Harrison. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on FOX just now: "My opponent will raise 0 million I ' m being killed financially .

Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is neck and neck with his Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison. “The survey from Quinnipiac University found Graham and We’re celebrating her life. I appreciate waiting ’til Saturday to announce her replacement. But I am being killed financially . This money is because

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Fox News Thursday that he was "getting killed financially" by his Democratic opponent Jamie Harrison.

Lindsey Graham wearing a suit and tie: Lindsey Graham: 'I'm getting killed financially' © Greg Nash Lindsey Graham: 'I'm getting killed financially'

"My opponent will raise $100 million in the state of South Carolina," Graham said. "The most money ever spent in the history of the state on a Senate race in this state was by me in 2014 when I spent $13 million."

"I'm being killed financially. This money is because they hate my guts."

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" I ’ m being killed financially ," Graham said, begging for money on Fox News. Lindsey Graham is already a bit sleep deprived these days, and now his ever-changing opinion on whether you can fill a Supreme Court seat during an election year seems to have put him behind the eight ball when it

Lindsey Graham has been in Congress since 1995. "My opponent will raise 0 million in the state of South Carolina,” Graham said. “The most money ever spent in the history of the state on a Senate race in this state was by me in 2014 when I spent million I ' m being killed financially .

It wasn't immediately clear what figure Graham was referring to, given that Harrison has raised just over $28 million as of the last Federal Election Commission filings in June, compared to Graham's $29 million.

Graham held a cash advantage over Harrison at the end of June, with the Republican reporting $15 million in cash reserves compared to Harrison's $10.2 million.

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Lindsey Graham started the summer with more cash in the bank than any Republican senator other than Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “ I ’ m getting overwhelmed,” Graham told conservative talk-show host Sean Hannity Thursday night. “I am being killed financially ,” Graham said on Fox News

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Graham noted that Harrison reportedly raised $6 million in the 72 hours after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday. Graham chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, putting him at the forefront of the GOP's effort to replace Ginsburg.

Both Democrats and Republicans have sounded the alarm over Ginsburg's death, putting the fate of the Supreme Court at the center of the November general election.

Earlier this week Graham made a similar pitch on Fox News, when he asked viewers to "help me fight back" by contributing to his campaign.

"They're not going to intimidate me, [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell [R-Ky.] or anybody else," Graham said Monday. "I'm getting outraised 3 to 1, outspent 4 to 1."

The Cook Political Report rates the race between Harrison and Graham as "lean" Republican, though Harrison has made inroads in some polls showing an increasingly tight race in a state President Trump carried by more than 14 points in 2016.

Lindsey Graham's Democratic challenger, Jaime Harrison, shielded himself with a plexiglass partition during their first debate .
"Its not just about me, it's about the people in my life that I have to take care of, as well, my two boys, my wife, my grandma," Harrison said.The candidates spoke from podiums 13 feet apart. Harrison's podium was shielded on the side closest to Graham by a plexiglass partition, something the campaign said was used in accordance with federal recommendations that anyone in close contact with someone infected with COVID-19 should quarantine for 14 days.

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