“The President’s team has a plan and I intend to support them as strongly as possible, and to give them reasonable time and space to achieve our mutual goals,” he continued.
Graham helped lead last week’s fierce wave of backlash from GOP lawmakers, previously calling Trump’s move a “disaster in the making” and “the biggest blunder of his presidency.”
“I will be working across party lines in a bicameral fashion to draft sanctions and move quickly, appreciating President Trump’s willingness to work with the Congress. The Speaker indicated to me that time was of the essence,” Graham tweeted after the phone call.
Graham had indicated last week that he would be working on that resolution and that he hoped it would “receive strong bipartisan support.”
“In the meantime, I think it would be wise to allow the Administration an opportunity to meet with Turkey and other interested parties to see if we can find an end to the bloodshed with a sustainable solution regarding ISIS and other U.S. national security concerns,” he said.