Sasse was one of those who occasionally complained about his party leader Donald Trump….
It this a harbinger of the Republican parties future 6 months?
Sasse, who is running for a second term, defeated Nebraska Republican Matt Innis, a Marine Corps veteran and business owner. The primary was largely conducted through mailed-in ballots.
Innis had sought to cast Sasse as insufficiently supportive of Trump, but Sasse leaned into his occasional criticism of the president, releasing an ad ahead of the primary raced touting his “guts.”
“He’s ticked off a lot of folks these past six years, from the radical left to, every now and then, even the president from his own party,” a narrator says in the ad. “Here’s the deal: Ben’s got guts.”…