Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebr.) has been one of the more prominent among the chorus of Republicans criticizing the Biden administration over the Afghanistan withdrawal and appears to have taken a more hardline position on the withdrawal than he did during the Trump administration.
The GOP enabled Donald Trump for 4 years. But following the end of his term, 7 Republican senators crossed party lines to convict Trump of impeachment.
The senate will soon vote on holding a 1/6 commission to investigate the lead-up to the Capitol insurrection. And in order for the commission to happen, 10 GOP senators would have to support the message. The odds of that happening took a hit today when Richard Burr said he would vote against the measure.
With Sidney Powell fired for being insane and Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis suffering from COVID, Donald Trump was running out of lawyers. In stepped Ken Paxton the Attorney General of Texas. Paxton is attempting to get the Supreme Court to overturn election results in four states won by Joe Biden.
Very few people know what the Republican party will look like when Donald Trump is gone. At this point, few seem willing to protect the GOP and its rightward surge. This was on display earlier this week when the President disavowed conspiracy theorist group, QAnon.
President Donald Trump lashed out at Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse earlier this morning, calling him a RINO, or Republican in Name Only.
“RINO Ben Sasse, who needed my support and endorsement in order to get the Republican nomination for Senate from the GREAT State of Nebraska, has, now that he’s got it (Thank you President T), gone rogue, again,” the president wrote. “This foolishness plays right into the hands of the Radical Left Dems!”
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) ripped Trump for using force to break up a peaceful protest, as the GOP is showing signs of cracking.
Senator Ben Sasse should apologize to a high school graduating class after suggesting they were fat and lazy. That’s the view of at least one member of the school board.
The Republican addressed the students from his former school, Fremont high in Nebraska, as part of their graduation. Sasse used the virtual address to attack China and even the graduates themselves.
Republican Sens. Tim Scott, Ben Sasse, Lindsey Graham are threatening to block the coronavirus stimulus bill because they claim there is a drafting error in it.
Senator Ben Stasse (R-NE) thinks the indictment was Mueller putting Moscow on notice and giving Washington a wake-up call that Russia is coming for us in 2018 and 2020 and we have to take the threat seriously.
If anything, the biggest take away from Sessions’ testimony is that while Sessions is taking action on Russian interference in commercial matters, he’s satisfied with doing a “review” of interference in our elections.
The spat between Hannity and Sasse is representative of the two wings of the GOP that exist right now – one that will stay loyal to Trump no matter what he says and does, and another that hopes to see the party maintain some level of dignity.
"What will happen next? I doubt that Donald Trump will be able to calm and comfort the nation in that moment."
Trump can continue to threaten to invade whichever country he's mad at on a given day, but he'll be doing so without the support his own party, the American people or the international community.
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) told Donald Trump on the Senate floor to forget about trying to use the Senate's August recess to kill the Russia investigation by firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and appointing a new AG.
"If he had nothing personally to do with Russia, he should care deeply about saying...I want the exhaustive investigation to clear the deck"
The Pew survey should disabuse Americans of the notion that the teabagger or Republican movements are not havens for right wing extremism,.