Fox News Cuts Off Lindsey Graham In The Middle Of His Latest Money Plea

Ed Mazza
·Overnight Editor, HuffPost
·1-min read

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has been using his airtime on Fox News to appeal for more money from viewers. But it seems the right-wing network may have had enough.

Graham, who is locked in a tight race against Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison, begged for cash twice during Laura Ingraham’s show on Tuesday. The second time, the network cut him off mid-plea:

His regular appeals on Fox News have worked: Graham raised $28 million in the third quarter, a record for a Republican Senate candidate. However, that’s less than half the record $57 million raised by Harrison over that same period, something Graham hasn’t been shy about mentioning during his increasingly desperate appeals on Fox News.

CNN collected them into a supercut:

Graham’s fundraising appeals have also become fodder for The Lincoln Project, a never-Trump conservative group that’s been running ads against a number of Republican senators, including Graham. Earlier this week, the group called him a “sniveling weak crybaby.”

On Tuesday, The Lincoln Project inserted Graham’s fundraising appeal into “The Ring” horror movie:

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This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.