Lindsey Graham uses Amy Coney Barrett hearing to complain about Democratic rival's fundraising

"I’d like to know where the hell some of it is coming from,” Graham said of his opponent's campaign funds

By Travis Gettys
Published October 18, 2020 2:14AM (EDT)
Lindsey Graham and Amy Coney Barrett (Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images)
Lindsey Graham and Amy Coney Barrett (Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images)

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., suggested his Democratic challenger was somehow improperly obtaining campaign funds.

Jaime Harrison raised a record-breaking $57 million from July through September, the highest quarterly total for any U.S. Senate candidate in history, and Graham hinted during Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination hearing that something was afoul.

"Let's go to Citizens United," Graham said, referring to the landmark campaign financing decision. "To my good friend Sen. [Sheldon] Whitehouse. Me and you are going to come closer and closer about regulating money, because I don't know what's going on out there, but there's a lot of money being raised in this campaign. I'd like to know where the hell some of it is coming from."


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