05/28/2013 11:00 am ET Updated May 29, 2013

Lindsey Graham Tweets 'Dibs' On John McCain's Office 'If He Doesn't Make It Back' From Syria

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) sent an unusual tweet Monday about Sen. John McCain's trip to Syria to meet with rebel leaders.

McCain (R-Ariz.), the highest ranking U.S. official to visit Syria since conflict broke out over two years ago, met with the Free Syrian Army's Supreme Military Council leader Gen. Salem Idris during the unannounced visit.

Graham tweeted his support for McCain Monday evening, but his Tweet wasn't entirely upbeat:

The message made some waves on Twitter, getting almost 500 retweets in less than 24 hours.

McCain's daughter Meghan also took to Twitter to talk about her father's trip, saying she found out about his meeting with rebel leaders just like everyone else:


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