Facing a Republican primary challenge, the second-term senator, considered moderate on some issues, including immigration, has echoed calls on the right for greater investigation into the administration's handling of the Benghazi attack, which killed four Americans, including a U.S. ambassador. With the tweets, Graham doubled down on comments he made Monday night in which he called Russia's aggression "a symptom of a greater problem."
Dan Pfeiffer, White House senior advisor, tweeted that Graham's comments "jumped the shark":
— Dan Pfeiffer (@pfeiffer44) March 4, 2014
GOPcriticism of Pres Obama jumped the shark today when they started saying Benghazi is one of the reasons for what is happening in Crimea