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Lindsay Graham wants GOP to leave DC in last-ditch gambit to block Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending package. Some are open to it.

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Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina has an idea to help Republicans who are strongly determined to oppose a multi-trillion Democratic spending package this summer: The GOP should skip town.

The Wall Street Journal reported that Graham is pressing other GOP senators to leave Washington D.C. in a bid to deny Democrats the 51 senators needed to conduct official legislative business later this summer. It’s known as a quorum.

Democrats largely mocked the idea, with Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii calling it “goofy.”

Democrats are assembling a $3.5 trillion spending plan separate from a details ⇒

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