Donald Trump went to Capitol Hill yesterday and met with a group of Republican U.S. Senators. Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, who has never ceased criticizing Trump for nearly the past year, attended the meeting.
And Trump took it to him.
One person present said, “Trump’s not afraid to call a spade a spade.”
According to the AP:
Trump engaged in a lengthy monologue suggesting he had inside knowledge about Hillary Clinton’s intention to pack the U.S. Supreme Court with liberal judges. And, he said to the Nebraska senator, “Surely, you don’t want Clinton, Sasse,” or words to that effect.
Senator Sasse didn’t speak to reporters, but his press flak said,
“Mr. Sasse continues to believe that our country is in a bad place and, with these two candidates, this election remains a dumpster fire. Nothing has changed.”
Anywho, it is unclear here what Ben Sasse’s obsession with dumpster fires is.
Back in his Facebook Manifesto, Sasse wrote, “There are dumpster fires in my town more popular than these two “leaders.”
There was the above reference after the meeting.
Then, when asked about the convention, Sasse’s press dude again said, “Sen. Sasse will not be attending the convention and will instead take his kids to watch some dumpster fires across the state, all of which enjoy more popularity than the current front-runners.”
Then again, usually when one comes across what they deem a dumpster fire, there is an effort to do something about it.
Rather than sit and watch.
Comey’s real decision
In the mean time, we’re reminded that Hillary Clinton threw out this doozy (a few years ago).
“We’re going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.”
Got that America?
Oh, and one big guess who get to decide what’s “good”.
And a quick follow-up on Hillary’s email scandal:
FBI Director Comey bent himself up like a pretzel regarding the law on Hillary’s server, because — like Chief Justice Roberts on the ObamaCare decision — he didn’t want to take the legal fall on what will be a political question.
Roberts made up the law to let voters ultimately decide if they want to keep ObamaCare. Similarly, Comey made up the rejection of the law to let voters decide if they think Hillary’s scandal should keep her from being President.
Hard to see it any other way.
The Pro-Gambling group, “Keep the Money in Nebraska” says that it has achieved their goal of getting enough signatures to put an expanded gambling question on the November ballot.
If that’s on, there will be on the ballot, among other questions:
Who’s sitting this out?
In the mean time, for more on the whole casino and expanded-gambling thing, click here for my podcast interview with former State Senator Scott Lautenbaugh on The Wheels Down Politics Show!
Windmills, NOT…financial reports
After her election to be Chair of the Nebraska Democrats, it seems that Jane Kleeb is following suit with her fellows in the national ranks, and has decided that the rules don’t apply to her.
Per Bud Synhorst at the Nebraska GOP:
“Apparently the Democratic Party’s leadership doesn’t believe in transparency with voters. The laws of reporting campaign finance are clearly outlined by the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission and the Democrats did not file their paperwork, clearly hiding their finances from the voters.
Campaign finance reports were to be submitted to the Accountability and Disclosure Commission on Monday, June 20th following the May 10, 2016 election.”
Don’t worry though. She’ll likely buy FFA jackets and boots for all the party leadership to wear.
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