Graham Twists Facts on Harris Support for Protesters

Last year, before she was vice president, Kamala Harris used her social media accounts to encourage donations to a Minnesota nonprofit “to help post bail” for individuals arrested in the state while protesting the death of George Floyd.

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham twisted those facts to claim “she actually bailed out rioters,” one of whom, he said, “went back to the streets and broke somebody’s head open.”

We found no evidence that happened.

Graham made those remarks during a on “Fox News Sunday,” in which he discussed the Senate  the day before to acquit former President Donald Trump on a the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Graham said Trump’s second impeachment trial, which the South Carolina senator called “a joke” based on “hearsay upon hearsay,” had “opened Pandora’s box.”

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