Republican Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse slammed President Donald Trump over a range of issues in a phone call with constituents in early October.
In a phone call first obtained by the Washington Examiner, Sasse lists off many of the reasons he disagrees with Trump. The phone call was reportedly conducted with a group of constituents sometime last week. In the call, Sasse slams Trump for the way he has handled the coronavirus pandemic, for his spending, and says Trump is shifting the country further left.
One of the callers asks Sasse why he is criticizing Trump so harshly.
“The way he kisses dictators’ butts,” Sasse can be heard saying. “I mean, the way he ignores that the Uighurs are in literal concentration camps in Xinjiang. Right now, he hasn’t lifted a finger on behalf of the Hong-Kongers. The United States now regularly sells out our allies under his leadership, the way he treats women, spends like a drunken sailor. The ways I criticize President Obama for that kind of spending, I’ve criticized President Trump for as well. He mocks evangelicals behind closed doors. His family has treated the presidency like a business opportunity. He’s flirted with