South Carolina Sen. [crscore]Lindsey Graham[/crscore] called Donald Trump “a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot” for calling for a “moratorium” on Muslims entering the U.S.
Appearing on CNN’s “New Day” with Alisyn Camerota on Tuesday, Graham said he was “disgusted” with Trump’s comments. (RELATED: Trump Calls For Moratorium On Muslims Entering United States)
Graham announced, “I want to talk to the Trump supporters for a minute. I don’t know who you are. And I don’t know what you like about this guy. I think what you like about him [is] he appears to be strong when the rest of us are weak. He’s a very successful businessman, and he is going to make everything great. He’s going to take all the problems of the world and put them in a box and make your life better. That’s what he’s selling.”
“Here’s what you are buying,” Graham explained. “He’s a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot. He doesn’t represent my party; he doesn’t represent the values that the men and women who wear the uniform are fighting for. I’ve been in the Air Force for 33 years, and I retired this June. He’s the ISIL man of the year, by the way.”