Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) took a dim view of President Biden’s assembly with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson forward of this 12 months’s G7 Summit, telling Fox Information Thursday that it produced nothing however “fluff and pleased speak.”
Earlier within the day, the 2 world leaders unveiled an up to date model of the 1941 Atlantic Constitution inked by Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill throughout World Warfare II. Whereas the unique model dedicated the US and the UK to be leaders of the post-war world, the up to date doc recognized pressing twenty first century points together with, in Biden’s phrases “cybersecurity,” “rising applied sciences,” “international well being,” and “local weather change”.
“We’ve had two cyberattacks on our financial system coming from Russian territory, by Russian organizations I feel are given a cross by the Russian authorities. They’re in all probability working collectively, to be trustworthy with you,” Graham informed “The Ingraham Angle”. “And you’ve got rising proof that the coronavirus got here out of a lab in China, not nature. And is Biden asking the Europeans to do something to push again towards Russian cyber-terrorism? Is he even speaking about what we must always do to rein China in? No.
“That is simply all fluff and pleased speak,” added Graham, who added, “I miss Trump.”
The three-day G7 summit on the Carbis Bay resort in Cornwall in southwestern England will host the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Japan and officers from the European Union in addition to Biden and Johnson.
“Let’s simply be trustworthy,” Graham mentioned. “The unhealthy guys have been afraid of Trump. Who’s afraid of Biden? The Europeans are speaking about doing a commerce deal with China as China dismantles Hong Kong’s democracy and is participating in genocide towards the Uighurs. So, this simply blows my thoughts.
“They’re speaking about going again into the Iranian nuclear deal regardless that Iran hasn’t modified its conduct in any respect. I can let you know one factor, the Israelis miss a stronger American president.”
The summit is the primary main occasion of Biden’s first abroad journey, which can final every week and embrace summits with NATO allies and the EU, in addition to conferences with Queen Elizabeth II, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.