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Lindsey Graham dismisses Obama's 'pebble' thrown at Russia: 'I'm ready to throw a rock'

During the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday discussing Russia's cyber attacks ahead of the U.S. presidential election, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a member of the committee, pushed the government to step up its response in retaliation to Russia's meddling. "I think what Obama did was throw a pebble," Graham said, referring to President Obama's recently announced sanctions on Russia. "I'm ready to throw a rock."

Director of Intelligence James Clapper's entire response? "That's a good metaphor."

Catch Graham's moment below. Becca Stanek