Ben Sasse says Nebraska is "a lot Trumpier than I am," hit by state GOP rebuke
Republican Sens. Richard Burr of North Carolina, Bill Cassidy of Louisana, Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Mitt Romney of Utah, Ben Sasse of Nebraska and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania voted to convict Trump.
Five Republicans voted with all 50 Democrats: Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Mitt Romney of Utah and Ben Sasse of Nebraska.
In his deeply Republican home state of Nebraska, GOP Sen. Ben Sasse's sharp criticism of Donald Trump is angering plenty of activists. But Sasse is also winning some respect for speaking his mind even when it's unpopular.
Ben Sasse The Nebraska senator handily won reelection in 2020 and is considered a potential contender for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. He denounced Trump's false claims of widespread electoral fraud and said there was no basis to object Joe Biden's win 2/6
“Lies have consequences," said Sen. Ben Sasse, Republican of Nebraska, criticizing President Trump as the instigator of the day’s events. “This violence was the inevitable and ugly outcome of the president’s addiction to constantly stoking division.”