“[Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamDHS chief takes heat over Trump furor Overnight Defense: GOP chair blames Dems for defense budget holdup | FDA, Pentagon to speed approval of battlefield drugs | Mattis calls North Korea situation 'sobering' Bipartisan group to introduce DACA bill in House MORE (R-S.C.)], because every place I went with him campaigning north of the Mason-Dixon Line, I had to translate his remarks,” cracked McCain.

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Graham, who speaks with a distinctive Southern inflection, is a longtime friend of the 2008 GOP presidential candidate. The duo hit the campaign trail together this year for Richard Mourdock and Tommy Thompson in Indiana’s and Wisconsin’s Senate races. (Both Republicans lost.)

Graham’s office didn’t get back to us about McCain’s gibe.

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