Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamThe Hill's 12:30 Report Graham: Trump would make mistake in not punishing Russia Graham to vote for Trump’s EPA pick MORE (R-S.C.) offered a scathing criticism of President Obama on Syria, saying he makes “Jimmy Carter look better by the day.”
Graham cast Obama’s strategy on Syria as “unintelligible” and said he had made a huge mistake by withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq and sending a U.S. ambassador back to Syria.
“Obama is prescribing an aspirin when we have the get to the root of the problem,” said Graham, who has repeatedly criticized the administration on Syria.
Graham also said he didn’t want to launch a military strike against Syria unless it helped the U.S. with its own national security interests.
“I’m not interested in saving face for Obama,” he said.