Lindsey Graham fell victim to Russian pranksters pretending to be the Turkish defense minister, telling the notorious cold callers the Kurds are a ‘threat’ – contradicting his public statements this week condemning Trump.
The Republican senator said Monday the president’s decision to remove U.S. troops from Syria was ‘a stain on America’s honor’ and ‘a disaster in the making’.
‘The biggest lie being told by the administration [is] that ISIS is defeated,’ Graham said on ‘Fox & Friends,’ adding: ‘The caliphate is destroyed but there are thousands of fighters over there. And no, the caliphate would not have been destroyed without the Kurds.’
‘To say to the American people that ISIS has been destroyed in Syria is not true,’ he insisted.
But in a call in August with pranksters Alexey Stolyarov and Vladimir Kuznetsov, who faked a call pretending to be Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, Graham said: ‘Your YPG…