Lindsey Graham praises Trump after SCOTUS overturns Roe: ‘deserves the lion’s share of credit’

President Trump deserves the lion’s share of credit here. He fought like a tiger to put three constitutional conservative judges on the court. He stood behind Kavanaugh and all of us who’ve been working for the last 50 years to get this right to have a constitutional reset,” Graham said on “福克斯新闻周日。”

Friday was a glorious day,” Graham added.

Trump successfully nominated three candidates to serve on the Supreme Court during his tenure as president, giving the court a conservative majority. 法院投票 6-3 to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday, which effectively ended the recognition of abortion as a constitutional right.

TRUMP PRAISES SUPREME COURT DECISION OVERTURNING ROE V. 韦德, SAYS RULING ‘WILL WORK OUT FOR EVERYBODY

文件 - In this Thursday, 十二月. 31, 2020, 档案照片, President Donald Trump arrives on the South Lawn of the White House, 在华盛顿.

文件 – In this Thursday, 十二月. 31, 2020, 档案照片, President Donald Trump arrives on the South Lawn of the White House, 在华盛顿. (美联社照片/ Evan Vucci, 文件)

Trump celebrated the decision, arguing the rulingwill work out for everybodyas state’s will now hold more power on abortion access.

SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS ROE V. WADE IN LANDMARK OPINION

This is following the Constitution, and giving rights back when they should have been given long ago,” 王牌 告诉福克斯新闻.

十二月. 30: 它的. Lindsey Graham speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing after his meeting with President Trump.

十二月. 30: 它的. Lindsey Graham speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing after his meeting with President Trump. (美联社)

The former president did not take credit for any role in the landmark abortion decision in his remarks to Fox News, saying instead thatGod made the decision.

多于 2 DOZEN STATES TO RESTRICT ABORTIONS AFTER ROE V. WADE OVERTURNED

Graham drew a parallel on “福克斯新闻周日” between Justice Clarence Thomas’ contentious Supreme Court nomination and Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s, saying the Republican presidents during both hearings stood by their candidates.

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks at U.S. President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington, 我们。, 七月 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks at U.S. President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington, 我们。, 七月 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (REUTERS/Jim Bourg)

I really respect Clarence Thomas. They tried to destroy him. Remember his confirmation process? They tried to destroy Kavanaugh. 衬套 41 stood by Clarence Thomas, President Trump stood by Kavanaugh and here we are today,” 格雷厄姆说.

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