Graham suggests Cruz for Supreme Court (Yes Please!)
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said in January that choosing between Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination was "like choosing between getting shot or poisoned." On Friday morning, he recommended that President-elect Trump nominate Cruz to the U.S. Supreme Court.
"I would put Ted Cruz on that list. I would suggest that President Trump look within the Senate," Graham said when asked who Trump should nominate for the court's current vacancy. "There is some talent there. There is no stronger constitutional conservative than Ted Cruz."
Graham, who ran against Trump and Cruz in the Republican presidential primary, had supportive words Friday for the president-elect that he had vocally criticized throughout the presidential campaign, and who he did not vote for. Graham voted for independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin over Trump on election day.
"He is my president," Graham said of Trump at a Veteran's Day celebration at Greenville Memorial Hospital.