'Let's Take Out Putin': Graham Doubles Down on Ukraine War 'Off-Ramp'

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2022
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Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, said Sunday that the goal in the ongoing Ukraine war should be to "take out" Vladimir Putin, contending that there is "no off-ramp" with the Russian president remaining in power.

On March 3, shorty after Putin launched the full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, Graham first floated the idea of assassinating Putin during an interview with Fox News. The GOP senator put the idea forward on Twitter shortly later as well. "Is there a Brutus in Russia? Is there a more successful Colonel Stauffenberg in the Russian military?" Graham...

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