Sen. Lindsey Graham expressed grief on Saturday over the announcement of GOP Sen. John McCain’s death.
“America and Freedom have lost one of her greatest champions.….And I’ve lost one of my dearest friends and mentor,” Graham tweeted.
The two were known to be close friends and allies.
“He is loyal to his friends. He loves his country. And if he has to stand up to his party for his country, so be it,” Graham said of McCain in 2017. “He would die for his country. I love him to death.”
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