Graham: Iran Deal Has 'Snowball's Chance in Hell' Meanwhile, back in 2016... By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff Posted Apr 19, 2015 11:47 AM CDT 107 comments Comments Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC. speaks at the International Association of Firefighters Legislative Conference and Presidential Forum in Washington, Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (Newser) – Lindsey Graham has surveyed the Iran nuke deal and found it decidedly lacking: "I don’t think there’s a snowball’s chance in Hell this framework will get approved by Congress after review," he said today on Fox, per the Hill. "It is so weak in a time we need to be strong," and "I don’t think any Republican or Democrat is going to allow that to become final." Graham put the chances of a 2016 bid for the presidency at much better odds, notes Politico, telling Chris Wallace that "If I can raise the money, I’ll do it," and noting his home state advantage in early primaries: "If I didn’t think I could win South Carolina, I wouldn’t be talking to you." He anticipates making an announcement next month. Elsewhere on the talk show dial: Sen. Bob Corker on the Loretta Lynch nomination: "My sense is, over the next 48 to 72 hours, that [this] is going to be resolved." Sen. Ben Cardin on Lynch: "We are hopeful the Loretta Lynch nomination will be brought to the floor. It should have been done well before now. It shouldn't be connected to any other issue. It's outrageous." John Kasich on a potential run: "My family is a consideration. Number two, the most important thing is, what does the Lord want me to do with my life?" But while he waits on a high sign, "I’m not going to figure [it] out laying in bed, hoping lightning strikes." Jim Webb on potential rival Hillary Clinton: "I think we've got a lot of incumbent fatigue in the country and people are looking for fresh approaches in terms of how to solve the problems of the country." Of his own run: "We're never going to have this financial leviathan machine that's gonna pull in $2.5 billion."