Lindsey Graham Says It's Easier to Talk to Kim Jong-un Than Hillary Clinton

The media and Republicans have frequently criticized front-runner Clinton for not taking enough questions from the press and tending to attend only tightly scripted events.

Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, smiles during the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, April 27, 2015.

Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham says Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's reluctance to talk to the press has reached North Korean proportions.

“There’s more spontaneity in North Korea than there is with her campaign,” Graham told the New Hampshire Union Leader on Tuesday, re-upping the comments again on Fox News on Thursday morning. “I mean, it’s easier to talk to Kim Jong-un than it is to her. At the end of the day, you’re not going to be president of the United States with this model.”

The media and Republicans have frequently criticized front-runner Clinton for not taking enough questions from the press and tending to attend only tightly scripted events.

Graham, who is is known for both his foreign policy hawkishness and tendency to make off-the-cuff remarks, added that he believed she has avoided the press so she doesn't have to speak about foreign policy.

"Her biggest nightmare is for somebody to ask her: 'Hey, do you think the war on terror is going well? Do you agree with Barack Obama's foreign policy? If you don't, tell us why,'" he said on Fox, according to a transcript of his appearance.

Clinton spokesman Jesse Ferguson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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