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"Graham also expressed sympathy for Turkey’s “Kurdish problem” and described the Kurds as a “threat.” Those private comments appear to contradict his public statements this week...

"...in which he criticized Trump’s decision to pull US troops out of northern Syria because it’s “wrong to abandon the Kurds, who have been strong allies against” the Islamic State.
“Your YPG Kurdish problem is a big problem,” Graham told the pranksters."
"The pranksters managed to get Graham on the phone again a few days after the first call. In the second call, Graham says he met with Trump to discuss what the [fake] 'defense minister' had told him."

"And this case involving the Turkish bank, he’s very sensitive to that,' he said of Trump. “The president wants to be helpful, within the limits of his power.”

Bloomberg last night: Trump reportedly told Tillerson in 2017 to get DOJ to drop that case --

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