Usually steadfast Donald Trump supporter Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) indicated {that a} convincing “quid pro quo” within the president’s dealings with Ukraine might make him rethink his opposition to impeachment.

Graham revealed the shocking crack in his impeachment armor in an “Axios on HBO” interview that aired Sunday. 

In one other double-edged statement about Trump, Graham stated that whereas the president could be “charming,” he was additionally a “handful” and an “equal opportunity abuser of people.”

Check it out within the promo clip above.

When requested if he could be open-minded to impeaching Trump if sufficient incriminating info was launched, Graham stated he would.

“Sure. I imply … present me one thing that … is a criminal offense. If you can present me that … Trump truly was partaking in a quid professional quo, outdoors the cellphone name, that may be very disturbing,” Graham instructed Axios’ Jonathan Swan.

But Graham nonetheless insisted that Trump urgent Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to launch an investigation into political rival Joe Biden and his son was “not impeachable” though on the time, Trump was withholding tens of millions in army support to the nation.

“I’ve read the transcript of the Ukrainian phone call. That’s not a quid pro quo to me,” Graham stated.

However, Trump asking China to research Biden in entrance of reporters on nationwide TV was “stupid,” Graham stated.

“Nobody believes that China would be fair to Biden, Trump, me or you, or anybody … I think that’s a frustrated Trump,” he added.

Graham’s interview on Tuesday preceded performing White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney’s declaration Thursday that Trump’s Ukraine dealing regarding Biden was a quid professional quo. But Graham nonetheless hasn’t seen something impeachable, the senator’s spokesman Kevin Bishop instructed Axios on Friday.

Graham additionally expressed his anger about Trump’s choice to drag American troops out of Syria earlier this month and abandon Kurdish allies to a Turkish invasion. He known as the transfer “dishonorable” and a “shit show.”

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