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Ben Sasse

Ben Sasse
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Junior U.S. Senator from Nebraska
From: January 3, 2015 – present
Predecessor Mike Johanns
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Melissa McLeod
Religion Presbyterian

Benjamin Eric “Ben” Sasse (born February 22, 1972 (age 51)) was the Never-Trump junior United States Senator from Nebraska until he quit early in his term. The Nebraska Republican Party passed a resolution rebuking Sasse for his vote in February 2021 in support of Dems' impeachment of him over the J6 Capitol protests. Before completing even half of his term, Sasse cashed in with a "jackpot" $10 million deal to be president of the University of Florida, including multiple unusual benefits,[1] as possibly facilitated by the Koch network that directs Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

A Never-Trumper like former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Sasse relies on a shadowy network of globalist billionaires to get reelected. Sasse pushes the globalism agenda in the U.S. Senate in return, such as seeking participation by the United States in distant foreign wars. He supports the dark money agenda of allowing states to legalize and promote marijuana. In many ways Sasse is merely a puppet of the Koch network.

Sasse is a member of the Republican Party, first elected in November 2014 after his job as a president of an obscure university. Sasse has served on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; and the Joint Economic Committee; and the Special Committee on Aging. Sasse was reelected in 2020 but would be vulnerable to a challenge by a pro-Trump candidate in the GOP primary 2026.

U.S. Senate

In early March 2020, Sasse called for Attorney General William Barr to investigate Pornhub over its exploitation of sex trafficking victims.[2]

Sasse was one of only five GOP senators in late January 2021 to join all Democrats in voting against an amendment introduced by Rand Paul that would declare the second sham impeachment attempt against Donald Trump to be unconstitutional.[3]

In August 2021, he and Sen. Pat Toomey were the only two RINOs to join the other 28 Republicans to vote against the partisan "infrastructure" bill (HR 3684). [4]

In Jan 2023, Sasse announced, he steps down.[5] opening the Nebraska seat.

Political views

Sasse refused to endorse Republican Donald Trump for U.S. president even after he became the GOP nominee, and he spoke highly of liberal Representative John Lewis.[6]

Sasse is a globalist who has been obsessed with opposing President Trump. Sasse even sends out childish tweets an a futile attempt to undermine Trump.[7] Sasse is also a Koch puppet who endorsed the pet project of the Kochs, the Convention of States.[8]

Favoring neoconservative policies, Sasse opposed Trump's move in mid-November 2020 to pull U.S. troops from the Middle East.[9]


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