Lindsey Graham's Response To John McCain Voting Against His Health Care Bill Proves Friendship Is Bigger Than Politics

It will take more than a difference of opinion to split up these two.

Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain showed it will take more than one vote to end their friendship this week after McCain announced he would vote against the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act that is currently before the Senate. 

Graham took to Twitter shortly after the announcement to respond to McCain's decision to show that the close friendship that once had the two wiping away tears was far from over.

The Graham-Cassidy legislation is one of the few remaining Republican health care plans after a series of bills failed to pass this summer. The GOP hoped to pass health care reform before Sept 30, but without McCain's vote, the legislation falls short of the 50 it needs to pass. 

McCain and Graham have been close friends for years and have often worked together on legislation during their tenures in Congress. During a town hall hosted by CNN in March, Graham praised McCain's integrity and said that he loves the senator "to death." 

"The bill's authors are my dear friends, and I think the world of them," McCain said in his statement about his decision not to support the legislation. "I know they are acting consistently with their beliefs and sense of what is best for the country. So am I."

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