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WHO IS LINDSEY GRAHAM? The Short Biography of the Life and Times of Lindsey Graham. (Short Biographies of the Candidates Running in 2016 --- Book Book 18) Tag Powell

WHO IS LINDSEY GRAHAM? The Short Biography of the Life and Times of Lindsey Graham. (Short Biographies of the Candidates Running in 2016 --- Book Book 18)

Tag Powell

Published September 12th 2015
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34 pages
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Special Pre-Debate Price 99c, September 16th $3.99 WHO IS LINDSEY GRAHAM? The Short Biography of the Life and Times of Lindsey GrahamLindsey Graham wants to be president. He has pursued his ideals from childhood until today, sometimes in theMoreSpecial Pre-Debate Price 99c, September 16th $3.99 WHO IS LINDSEY GRAHAM? The Short Biography of the Life and Times of Lindsey GrahamLindsey Graham wants to be president. He has pursued his ideals from childhood until today, sometimes in the limelight, but he has not been a superstar like some others who have sought the nations highest office.Although generally considered a moderately conservative politician, Graham has lived as a man of generous, compassionate concern for his fellow man since his childhood. He was even an influence within his own family to eliminate racial bias from the operation of their business.What kind of man, at the age of just 21 and following the death of his parents, actually adopted his 13-year-old sister? A man like Lindsey Graham, one who honors the values of family, community, and responsibility. He has been an effective Congressman and Senator, firm in his core convictions, but willing to work across the aisle and to avoid being dogmatic. He is a hard-working and practical man. But is he ready for more?By reading WHO IS LINDSEY GRAHAM? The Short Biography of the Life and Times of Lindsey Graham, you will discover: His traditional middle-class family background, but very uncommon loss of both parents before his sister was grown His attendance and graduation from the University of South Carolina, followed by graduation from its School of Law His highly successful service in the United States Air Force, the South Carolina National Guard, and the U.S. Air Force Reserve The controversy over the amount of his service and promotions in the Air Force Reserve while serving in the U.S. House of Representatives. His distinguished service and highly successful elections to the U.S. House of Representatives, including his influential role on the Judiciary Committee His participation in the impeachment process of President Bill Clinton, with his vote being cast against issuing the articles of impeachment How he has established his conservative bona fides, but also independent thinking while serving as U.S. Senator from South Carolina His challengers and succcessful re-election campaigns His consistently strong support of a strong U.S. military and firm stands in our international relations. Lindsey Graham is often considered a war hawk or an interventionist when it comes to military engagement and foreign affairs. He favored the Defense of Marriage Act and opposed legalization of homosexual marriage at the federal level. At the same time, he has been critical of the Tea Party and has cooperated with Democrats on immigration, climate change, and other hot-button issues. He also resists the idea that presidential judicial nominees should be opposed solely on ideological grounds. His history of committee assignments in the House and Senate have demonstrated his interests in foreign affairs, the military, and the judiciary. He has opposed extending gun control, opposed ObamaCare, and favored the NSA surveillance included in the Patriot Act. In many respects, he is a conservative pragmatist who is willing to form alliances with liberals to deal with issues that normally divide the Senate. In his candidacy for the presidency, he has the support of John McCain. So far, he has struggled in the polls, but he is also a favorite son of the state of South Carolina, one of the early voting states for the Republican nomination. Could this generally quiet and humble man be catapulted into the leadership of the worlds only remaining superpower? Could he be our next president? At least in part, thats up to you.