Tag: Ben Sasse

Beijing Could Become ‘Owner and Minder’ of Solomon Islands: US Senators Warn

U.S. senators are warning that Beijing could become the “owner and minder” of the Solomon Islands if a controversial security pact is implemented. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman of the U.S. Foreign Relations Committee, is visiting Australia, along with five Republican senators and congressman, because it was the “epicentre of the global challenge” involving the…


Deep Dive (May 10): ‘Not Adequately Prepared’: Sen. Ben Sasse Warns US Will Get More Cyber Attacks

The State of Washington passed a new law on critical race theory in schools. All staff in the state’s K-12 system are now required to take the training. It mandates the doctrine of “equity, cultural competency, and dismantling institutional racism” in the state’s K-12 schools. A cyber attack has shut down top U.S. pipeline network Colonial…


Nebraska GOP Rebukes Sen. Ben Sasse but Doesn’t Censure Him

Nebraska’s Republican party on Saturday voted to rebuke Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) for failing to take action on repealing and replacing Obamacare and for his actions and statements against former President Donald Trump. The Nebraska GOP’s State Central Committee passed an “expression of disappointment” resolution against Sasse, who won re-election last year with Trump’s backing. The…


Sen. Sasse Rebuked by Nebraska’s GOP Committee

Nebraska’s Republican Party has voted to rebuke Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) for his vote to impeach former President Donald Trump earlier this year and other aspects of Sasse’s service in Washington, arguing that he wasn’t representing his constituents’ wishes. The Nebraska GOP’s State Central Committee approved an “expression of disappointment” resolution against Sasse, who won reelection last…


Biden’s School Reopening Plan Meaningless, Surveys Indicate

President Joe Biden’s promise to reopen schools in 100 days rings hollow as the administration set the bar for fulfilling it so low the nation has met it already, according to several data sources. Reopening the schools was one of Biden’s core vows before taking office. As late as Feb. 7, he called the situation…


Sen. Sasse Faces Mounting Opposition by Nebraska Republicans for Anti-Trump Statements

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) is facing a growing threat of censure by the Republican Party of his home state for his criticism of former President Donald Trump. A vocal critic of Trump, Sasse tuned down his rhetoric when Trump in September 2019 endorsed him for reelection, but renewed his criticism after he defeated his Republican…