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Senate Republicans Should Stand With Ted Cruz and Ben Sasse, Reject Mark Bennett's 9th Circuit Nomination

Mark James Bennett, of Hawaii, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be a 9th Circuit Judge, laughs during a U. S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. At left is Sen. Brian Schatz, D-HI who spoke in Bennett’s behalf. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La. i


Ben Sasse Perfectly Explains Why Trump's Right to Withdraw from Iran Deal

Liberals of course, went straight to plaid (seeTop 10 Liberal Meltdowns Over Trump’s Iran Deal Withdrawal). But if you ask Senator Ben Sasse, the president to blame isn’t Trump. It’s Obama.


Ben Sasse Drops Fire on Obama's 'Bad Deal' With Iran

From the moment it looked even slightly possible that President Donald Trump might be willing to consider walking away from the Iran deal launched by his predecessor, former Obama administration officials and other Democrats (along with many in the mainstream media, but I repeat myself) have worked


Trump's 9th Circuit Nominee Faces Opposition for Briefs Against Landmark Gun Rights, Free Speech Decisions

Former Republican attorney general of Hawaii Mark Bennett saw senators Ted Cruz (R., Tex.) and Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) break with the rest of the Judicial Committee and vote against his nomination last week. The senators said their decision was driven by a pair of amicus briefs Bennett signed on to opp


Conservative Picks for Nebraska Primary

Other than Ben Sasse, Nebraska sends a bunch of RINOs to Washington. This was a disappointing shock. Furthermore, quite a few of the candidates opposing incumbents have no business running Republican. Perhaps, they are all practical, knowing Democrats won’t win. Nebraska is Corn Country and a relian


The Public Pulse: Sasse to bring school vouchers to Nebraska

Nebraska U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse, with support from the Heritage Foundation, is attempting to bring vouchers to our state. Sasse is the lead sponsor on a bill (S 2517) to give the military-connected child an educational savings account (voucher) to attend private school using impact aid funding.Impact a


Nancy Pelosi might do what the anti-Trump Republicans can't: Win

The faction of anti-Trump Republicans in Congress, along with their outmoded friends in some conservative media, are completely impotent in convincing GOP voters they should dump the president and what he represents.But there is someone with incredibly cunning political skill heading into 2018, and


Sasse says cancel Senate recess, we have work to do

Sens. Ben Sasse and Deb Fischer are among 15 Republican senators who are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to consider cancelling the traditional August recess to work on unfinished business."We have long-term problems that the Congress isn't serious about fixing," Sasse said in a statem


Senate Panel Advances Ninth Circuit Nominee

Mark Bennett, who served as Hawaii’s attorney general from 2003 to 2010, cleared the committee in an 18-2 vote and was a rare Trump nominee to receive more support from the Democrats on the committee than from the Republicans. Sens. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, both voted against Bennet


Here's Why Ben Sasse Voted Against the Mueller Protection Bill

A bipartisan bill that would provide special counsel Robert Mueller legal recourse in the event of his firing passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, but it failed to win the approval of one of Trump’s most outspoken critics in the Republican party.Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse joined severa


The Public Pulse: Bye, Ben Sasse

Buy NowNebraska U.S. Sen. Ben SasseWORLD-HERALD NEWS SERVICEI agree with Charles Garton regarding U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse ("Not happy with Sasse," April 15 Public Pulse). Sasse is now among the candidates I regret voting for.It seems that any time the president does or says anything, Sasse appears on te


Guest editorial: Tariffs Hurt Local Newspapers, Nebraska

Our local newspapers tell important stories because they document “The Good Life.”Unfortunately, those storytellers have become targets of another Washington, D.C., folly: an unnecessary trade war.While there is no question that Washington’s anti-trade talk is hurting Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers


GOP senator won’t vote to protect Mueller because he thinks it’ll create ‘a new fourth branch of government’

Sen. BenSasse (R-NE) thinks it’d be “disastrous” if President Donald Trump fires special counsel Robert Mueller— but that it’s more dangerous still if a bill is passed to protect the investigator.In a statement given to the conservativeWeekly Standardmagazine, the Nebraska Republican said that altho


Watch: Ben Sasse lays down law to Facebook's Zuckerberg re: "hate speech"

April 15, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) - This brief exchange was included as part of a previous LifeSite report on the Senate Zuckerberg hearings. However, it is worth presenting again on its own because of the huge significance of this concept of controlling "hate speech" on the Internet. In today's world "


Ted Cruz and Ben Sasse confront Mark Zuckerberg about political bias

Two clips thematically related from today’s Zuckerberg testimony. Sasse is eager to hear about “hate speech.” How does Facebook solve that problem? Zuckerberg reassures him that in due time they’ll have artificial intelligence to solve it, but that’s really no answer. Someone will have to teach AI w


Barbara Bush Mourned Across US Politics, from Trump to Obama

Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday at age 92, was the outspoken matriarch of a Republican political dynasty. She was the wife of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president, and the mother of George W. Bush, the 43rd. Yet even at a time of unprecedented US partisanship, she was mourned across the political sp


Senator Sasse Responds to Word that Russia Increases Troll Activity

Nebraska U.S. Senator Ben Sasse responds to word that Russia has increased its online troll activity by 2000 percent. Senator Sasse, who is a member of Senate Armed Services Committee, says that Americans need to understand that the wars of the future will involve Russia investing significant resour


The States With The Most Employment Exposure To Exports, Foreign-Owned Companies

Amid a potential trade war with China, President Donald Trump directed staff to look into renegotiating U.S. participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, according to reports. "That's really good news for America," Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) said following a White House meeting on trad


Praise the Outcome of Trump's TPP Flip. Not the Process.

Mark Wilson/Getty Editor's note: The opinions in this article are the author's, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or Microsoft. Thanks to the prodding of Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE), President Donald Trump has ordered economic advisor Larry Kudlow and


Donald Trump explores rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership

Donald Trump has asked his economic officials to examine how the United States might rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal that he quit last year, in a potential strategy to counter rising rival China. In a meeting with agricultural groups who are worried about a potential US-China trade w