President Trump hit back at Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska as an “embarrassment” on Saturday, after the lawmaker criticized the president as someone who “kisses dictators’ butts.”
“The least effective of our 53 Republican Senators, and a person who truly doesn’t have what it takes to be great, is Little Ben Sasse of Nebraska, a State which I have gladly done so much to help,” Mr. Trump tweeted. “Little Ben is a liability to the Republican Party, and an embarrassment to the Great State of Nebraska. Other than that, he’s just a wonderful guy!”
Mr. Sasse, in a private phone call with constituents recently, said he fears a “bloodbath” for Senate Republican candidates on Election Day because the president is unpopular.
“What the heck were any of us thinking that selling a TV-obsessed narcissistic individual to the American people was a good idea? It is not a good idea,” Mr. Sasse said. “I think we are staring down