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John McCain, Lindsey Graham on Manning Decision: 'A Slap in the Face'

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By    |   Tuesday, 17 Jan 2017 06:28 PM

Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham derided Tuesday's commuting of Chelsea Manning's 35-year prison term for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, allowing her to go free in May, as "a slap in the face" and a move that would encourage future leakers.


McCain, of Arizona, chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee. Graham, who represents South Carolina, is a member of the panel.

They took to Twitter:

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Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham derided Tuesday's commuting of Chelsea Manning's 35-year prison term for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, allowing her to go free in May, as "a slap in the face" and a move that would encourage future leakers.

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