"I think the President, with what he's done with the (Operation) Warp Speed vaccines...the testing, these are going to be the things that are going to get us out of this pandemic", stated McDaniel.
President Donald Trump is back to hurling insults at the people who are supposed to be his allies as the campaign heads into the home stretch.
Trump "kisses dictators' butts" and has "flirted with white supremacists", according to a transcript of the virtual town hall.
"I'm now looking at the possibility of a Republican blood bath in the Senate, and that's why I've never been on the Trump train", Sasse reportedly said during the town hall. The New York Times reported that Sasse is among other Republicans who are concerned that Trump could lose reelection and take the party down with him. Ben Sasse on Twitter, calling the Nebraska senator "a liability to the Republican Party, and an embarrassment" to the state. As an artist known for his loud critiques of white supremacy and racism, something Mr. Trump has been accused of stoking, Ice Cube was accused of supporting the president's agenda as Election Day nears.
Sen. Ben Sasse speaks during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 14, 2020.
He wouldn't say last week in an interview with 3 News Now whether he'd vote for Trump, with Sasse saying he's focused on the Senate.
Sen. Sasse was asked by a constituent about his relationship with President Trump. "He hasn't lifted a finger on behalf of the Hong Kongers".
In scathing tweets posted on Saturday morning, Trump claimed that the Nebraska senator had gone back to his 'stupid and obnoxious ways, ' even after he had done so much to help the state.
"He mocks evangelicals behind closed doors", Sasse said, referring to Trump. "It will be, 'What the heck had been any of us pondering that promoting a TV-obsessed, narcissistic particular person to the American folks was a good suggestion?' It isn't a good suggestion". He praised Trump's judicial appointments. Trump's family deal with the presidency "like a business opportunity", he said.
Sasse, who supported other Republican candidates in 2016, said that he fears Trump may ultimately be driving the country further to the left.
And so I don't think the way he's led through COVID has been reasonable or responsible or right.
Finally, Sasse fears that young people and women will forever abandon the GOP.