“A self-inflicted wound in the fight against terrorism”: John McCain, Lindsey Graham stand up to Donald Trump’s Muslim ban

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Two prominent Republicans — Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham — have taken a stand against President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

“Our government has a responsibility to defend our borders, but we must do so in a way that makes us safer and upholds all that is decent and exceptional about our nation,” said McCain and Graham in a joint statement published on



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