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Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for Putin’s assassination: ‘The only way this ends’

Posted on AllSides March 4th, 2022
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Sen. Lindsey Graham called Thursday night for the assassination of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Over a couple of tweets Mr. Graham cited as role models the German officer who tried to kill Adolf Hitler in 1944 and the Roman senator who helped kill Julius Caesar.

“Is there a Brutus in Russia?  Is there a more successful Colonel Stauffenberg in the Russian military? The only way this ends is for somebody in Russia to take this guy out,” he wrote.

Mr. Graham said that such an assassin “would be doing your country - and the world - a...

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