Lindsey Graham Defends Bank Nationalization Statement

03/20/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Charlotte Observer

Despite criticism from fellow Republicans, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina Monday defended his statement that the U.S. should consider nationalizing some banks.

Critics, including the chairman of Charlotte-based Bank of America and many politicians, have slammed the idea. That doesn't bother the outspoken Graham.

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