Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) wrote Attorney General William Barr a scathing letter Saturday after accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was allowed to allegedly kill himself inside the Manhattan Correctional Center, a federal penitentiary. “The Department of Justice failed, and today Jeffrey Epstein’s co-conspirators think they might have just gotten one last sweetheart deal,” Sasse wrote.
“Are you now, or have you ever been, involved in the organization of a fish fry?” Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) began his line of questioning Wednesday for Peter Joseph Phipps, a nominee to be a federal judge on the United States Third Circuit. The question might seem like an odd one for a Senate Judiciary
Senate Republicans adopted a permanent ban on earmarks Thursday, signaling to Democrats that the oft-criticized practice won’t be tolerated so long as Republicans control the chamber. Republicans passed the permanent ban at the urging of Nebraska Republican Sen. Ben Sasse, who argued the GOP’s current policy, continually re-instating a two-year ban which has existed
A bill that would’ve protected the lives of babies who survived abortions failed to pass the Senate on Monday, and to my knowledge, not one of the 44 senators who voted against it made an argument that had anything to do with the actual legislation. The Democrats who took to the Senate floor to oppose
Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) condemned the controversial comments from Democratic Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam on whether an infant can be killed even after they are born under certain circumstances. “What the Governor of Virginia said was morally repugnant,” said Sasse to Fox News’ Dana Perino on Thursday. “I mean this wasn’t the old Democratic
President Donald Trump clarified his desire to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), after telling members of Congress from agricultural states that he would do it. “Would only join TPP if the deal were substantially better than the deal offered to Pres. Obama,” Trump wrote on Twitter. Members of Congress and governors from agriculture states met