'See you in the Hague': Lindsey Graham trolls Russia over arrest warrant

'See you in the Hague': Lindsey Graham trolls Russia over arrest warrant
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 03: U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks on Title 42 immigration policy on May 03, 2023 in Washington, DC. The group of Republican Senators spoke out against the expiration of Title 42 saying it would be detrimental for southern states along the U.S.-Mexico border. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images).

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) has responded to the warrant issued for his arrest on Monday by the Russian Interior Ministry which the Kremlin claims was in response to comments that Graham made in a conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy last Friday.

"Russians are dying," said Graham. He added that the United States' materiel support of Ukraine's defense against Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion is the "best money we've ever spent."

Multiple news agencies have noted that Graham's remarks were taken out of context.

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Graham's reaction, however, was unambiguous.

"I will wear the arrest warrant issued by Putin's corrupt and immoral government as a Badge of Honor," Graham tweeted.

"To know that my commitment to Ukraine has drawn the ire of Putin's regime brings me immense joy. I will continue to stand with and for Ukraine's freedom until every Russian soldier is expelled from Ukrainian territory," Graham continued.

"Finally," Graham concluded, "here's an offer to my Russian 'friends' who want to arrest and try me for calling out the Putin regime as being war criminals: I will submit to jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court if you do. Come and make your best case. See you in The Hague!"

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