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Sen. Lindsey Graham Says There Will Be 'Riots in the Streets' if Trump is Indicted

Senator Lindsey Graham has warned that there will be “riots in the streets” if former President Donald Trump is indicted.

The Republican South Carolina senator made the remarks during an appearance on Fox News’ Sunday Night in America over the weekend.

Echoing Trump’s recent claim that America is now a “lawless county,” Sen. Graham said that there is no law when it comes to taking down the former president.

“Most Republicans including  me, believe when it comes to Trump, there is no law. It’s all about getting him,” Graham stated. “And I’ll say this, if there is a prosecution of Donald Trump for mishandling classified information after the Clinton debacle, there will be riots in the streets.”

Later in the interview, the senator again compared the response to Trump’s alleged mishandling of classified information to the response to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private server.

He once again noted that the disparity will “literally” prompt “riots in the street.”

“If they tried to prosecute President Trump for mishandling classified information after Hillary Clinton set up a server in her basement there literally will be riots in the street,” Graham said. “I worry about the country.”

Clinton was investigated by State Department and the FBI for having a private server in her home as Secretary of State. Charges were never filed against her, despite the FBI finding “evidence of potential” criminal acts.

Trump is accused of taking classified and top secret documents to his residence at Mar-a-Lago after leaving the White House — in violation of the Presidential Records Act.

Trump reposted the Graham interview to his social media platform Truth Social, without adding any additional comment.

Mar-a-Lago was raided by the FBI on August 8, during which 27 boxes of documents were seized. Attorney General Merrick Garland has said that he had personally signed off on the search.

On Friday, the Justice Department released a heavily redacted 38-page affidavit that was used as justification for the warrant.

Trump has argued that he had issued a “standing order” to declassify the documents.

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