The Texas Republican described his initial relationship with Trump as "maybe like a lot of women who get married and think they're going to change their spouse."
President Donald Trump called Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse the "least effective" Republican in the Senate and said he presents a "liability to the Republican Party."
A growing list of prominent Republicans have offered criticism of the president as he fights for re-election.
The Nebraska senator was responding to a question about why he frequently criticizes President Donald Trump.
"Aren't you in fact counting on Justice Barrett to—to either end or restrict Roe v. Wade, and wouldn't you be terribly disappointed if she failed to do that?" Chris Wallace asked Senator Ben Sasse.
The president criticized Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse on Twitter Monday morning, two days after the state lawmaker spoke out against Trump's pandemic relief orders.
"President Trump does not have the power to unilaterally rewrite the payroll tax law," GOP Senator Ben Sasse said.
"There is a fundamental—a Constitutional—right to protest," Senator Ben Sasse said.
If passed, the bill, introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Ben Sasse of Nebraska, would provide Americans unemployed due to the pandemic with a $4,000 tax credit to use on training programs so they can have a competitive edge in the post-pandemic workforce.
The four GOP lawmakers chalked up the conflict to a "drafting error." That mistake, they contended, would inadvertently incentivize low-wage earners to seek unemployment rather than remain at their current job because they could potentially receive more money through unemployment benefits.
"Unless American businesses aggressively confront this intimidation campaign, the Chinese government will increasingly punish free speech outside China's border," the letter read.
"You'll have a very Democratic Senate next year," former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld said.
"But I wouldn't be surprised if it's even more than that," Representative Brendan Boyle said.
President Donald Trump ranted against Republican Senator Mitt Romney Saturday in response to criticism over the Ukraine scandal.
"It is a felony to ask for or to receive, to conspire and plan for, to attempt to acquire aid for a presidential campaign from a foreign government or foreign national," Andrew Napolitano said.
Republican Senator Ben Sasse revealed that back in June or early July, he "urged the president" to nominate someone other than Brett Kavanaugh—a woman.
Republican Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska said he might join the small, but ever-growing list of traditional GOP politicians who have left the party.
President Donald Trump could see a packed stage of Republican challengers again in 2020—only as an incumbent this time.
Sasse got pretty Sasse-y.
Will the party line up behind Trump, or are we witnessing the end of the modern GOP?