Sen. Ben Sasse Tells Trump To Step Aside And ‘Let Mike Pence Try’

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Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) has never been a fan of Donald Trump.

And after a hot mic video of Trump making lewd comments about women surfaced Friday, Sasse is urging Trump to step aside as the Republican Party’s nominee and let his Vice Presidential pick Mike Pence attempt to salvage the election.

In a tweet Saturday, Sasse asked Trump to honorably exit the race.

Character matters.@realDonaldTrump is obviously not going to win.
But he can still make an honorable move:
Step aside & let Mike Pence try.

— Ben Sasse (@BenSasse) October 8, 2016

Sasse has made his outspoken crusade against Donald Trump’s campaign a cornerstone of his time in the Senate so far. Sasse has even faced ire back home from fellow Republicans who wonder why Sasse has spent so much time railing against his party’s nominee. But, Sasse has been one of the most consistent members in voicing his concerns. When Sasse announced he wasn’t going to go to the Republican convention, his spokesman said in a release that Sasse was going to be spending the month driving around the state showing his children dumpster fires instead.

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