The Nebraska Republican Party rebuked Sen. Ben Sasse on Saturday for his vote to impeach former President Donald Trump, the latest Republican in Congress to face backlash from a state party.
The Nebraska GOP’s state central committee formally expressed its disappointment but stopped short of a formal censure, though the resolution said Sasse “stands rebuked” by the Nebraska GOP.
The senator, who was reelected last fall with 63% of the vote, dismissed the decision in a statement on Saturday, saying, “Most Nebraskans don’t think politics should be about the weird worship of one dude.” The meeting was delayed earlier this month because of a winter storm.
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Republican Sen. Ben Sasse blasts the party for the “weird worship of one dude” after the Nebraska GOP rebukes him for his vote to impeach former President Donald Trump https://t.co/uWdIhBOOoJ pic.twitter.com/Hm5tWn12uS
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