Trump critic Ben Sasse says he’s considering leaving Republican Party, calls WH a ‘reality show’

Trump critic Ben Sasse says he’s considering leaving Republican Party, calls WH a ‘reality show’
Ben Sasse (Image: YouTube screen grab via Conversations with Bill Kristol)

[Ed. – Here’s hoping he reconsiders. He made some valid points during confirmation hearings and comes off as one of the more analytical Republicans.]

Sen. Ben Sasse reiterated on Sunday that he frequently considers leaving the Republican Party and is tired of the partisan gridlock inside the Washington Beltway.

Sasse, R-Neb., a deeply conservative lawmaker who has been a frequent critic of the Trump White House, said that neither the Democrats nor the Republicans have “a future for the country” and that both are more focused on stymieing the other than passing actual legislation.

“The main thing the Democrats are for is being Anti-Republican and Anti-Trump,” Sasse said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “The main thing the Republicans are for is being Anti-Democrat.”

When asked about how frequently he considers leaving the Republican Party, Sasse said he thinks “about it every day” and added that the Republican Party today bears little resemblance to the “party of Lincoln and Reagan.”

Sasse’s comments come a day after the Nebraska lawmaker responded to a question posed to him on Twitter.

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