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Lindsey Graham says Mitch McConnell speech slamming Trump could haunt Republicans in 2022

WASHINGTON – Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Sunday he thought Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speech blasting former President Donald Trump would be used against Republicans in campaign ads in 2022 when the party fights to reclaim the Senate. Graham, a staunch defender of Trump, said on Fox News Sunday that McConnell’s words would be used against Republicans in campaign advertising next year, when the party hopes to pick up enough seats to retake control of the Senate. “He got a load off his chest, obviously, but unfortunately he put a load on the back of Republicans,” Graham said. “That…