But Graham said Wednesday it won’t address the bigger problem.
“We have a lack of law enforcement and we have declared war on the police and that goes back to those who did it,” Graham said in an interview on Wednesday.
Richmond, a former Louisiana congressman, said the senator “had no idea” when it came to the matter and pointed his finger back at Republicans for stifling efforts to criminally intervene in Congress.
“When we were in Congress last year trying to get a bailout plan – sorry, not the bailout plan – but an emergency plan for cities that were running out of money and firing cops and firefighters, it was the Republicans who objected and in fact they only got money through the American bailout plan, ”he said.
Richmond added, “Republicans are very good at sticking to topics of conversation …