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Lindsey Graham bashes Rand Paul over what he just said about the military

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) mocked Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for his comments about the war in Afghanistan on Fox News Thursday. "Last time we ignored Afghanistan, we got 9/11," Graham added in a third tweet. (Image Source: YouTube screenshot composite)

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) ripped into Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on his official Twitter account after Paul said that he wanted the U.S. to withdraw the military from Afghanistan.

Here's what Graham tweeted:

"It appears ‘General’ @RandPaul is at it again," he mocked. "He just called for the immediate withdrawal of all forces from Afghanistan as a way to give the US military a pay raise."

"Fortunately, only ‘General’ Paul – and the Taliban - think that’s a good idea," he added.

"These are serious and dangerous times," he continued in another tweet.

"President [Donald Trump] has chosen to listen and follow sound military advice in taking the gloves off when it comes to fighting radical Islam, particularly in Afghanistan," Graham explained. "I wish Senator Paul would do the same."

"Last time we ignored Afghanistan, we got 9/11," he added in a third tweet.

"Nearly 3000 lives lost and billions of dollars spent because we ignored Afghanistan," he said. "Never again."

Paul had just been on Fox News decrying the cost of the war in Afghanistan.

"We just have too much war. The war in Afghanistan is costing us $50 billion a year," he explained. "I could give a raise to every soldier out there we'd just come home from Afghanistan. It's time to come home. There is no military victory there."

Here's Rand Paul's full appearance on Fox News:

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