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Ben Sasse Worried Trump Won't Follow Constitution

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Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

By    |   Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 07:36 AM

Just one week before the Iowa caucuses, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., who is easily the Senate's best Tweeter, once again entered the Twittersphere where he asked Republican front-runner Donald Trump a series of pointed questions, the National Review reports.





Sasse continued with five specific questions on healthcare policy, gun control, taxes, and Trump's self-proclaimed proclivity for female companionship:




However, the National Review notes that the Nebraska senator seemed to be most curious with Trump's answer to his final question regarding the role of the President of the United States and their respect for the Constitution.




The junior senator is notorious for directing attention to the presidents' disregard for the Constitution and on the Senate floor last November told his contemporaries that "We need Democrats to speak up when a Democratic president exceeds his powers."

Sasse added, "I promise you that I plan to speak up when the next president of my party exceeds his or her proper powers.

"The American people should demand more of us as legislators, and they should demand more of the next president as a competent administrator of the laws that we pass . . . That is only possible if we again have some identity commitments that are about the Constitution's Article I (the legislature) in tension with the duties of the Article II branch (the executive). Everything cannot be simply Republicans versus Democrats," Sasses told his fellow Senators.

Adding to his eloquent November speech, Sasse continued on Twitter Sunday night:




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Just one week before the Iowa caucuses, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., who is easily the Senate's best Tweeter, once again entered the Twittersphere where he asked Republican front-runner Donald Trump a series of pointed questions, the National Review reports.
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