Three Republican senators criticized Saudi Arabia's withering explanations for journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder and have called on the Trump administration to take significant action against the kingdom should the Saudi crown prince be found responsible.
Saudi Arabia had initially denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance but claimed via state media last week that Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist had been strangled in a fistfight with 15 men sent to confront him at the Saudi consulate in Turkey. The kingdom blamed some of the crown prince's inner circle for the murder, and several high-ranking officials were dismissed if not detained outright.
Republican Senator Just Made an Impassioned Speech on the Senate Floor Slamming Trump for His Comments Against Dr. Ford, But People Have One Question
Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) tore into President Donald Trump on the Senate floor Wednesday night in an impassioned speech defending the #MeToo movement and blasting Trump's mockery of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
Sasse became emotional as he spoke about victims of sexual assault that he knew personally and that the #MeToo movement has been a "good thing" for women and that it #MeToo is “an important and needed development" that has helped women “expose their abusers.”
Republican Senator Just Savaged Donald Trump's Plan to Bail Out Farmers From the Impact of Trump's Own Trade Policies
A Republican Senator is taking a stand against President Donald Trump's plan to bail out farmers who have been adversely affected by retaliatory tariffs placed on American exports, which were imposed on the United States in response to Trump's tariffs on foreign-made goods.
Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) issued a statement on Tuesday panning Trump's proposal to use taxpayer dollars to rescue the agriculture industry, which has been suffering losses thanks to Trump's reckless trade policies.
When ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos asked Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) about President Donald Trump's tweet Saturday attacking a federal judge who blocked his immigration order, Sasse called out Trump's behavior. (Federal Judge James Robart, a George W. Bush appointee who presides in Seattle, blocked the order, which sparked spontaneous protests across the nation's airports as protesters sought to prevent the detention and deportation of a number of persons.)