After his opening statement at the Kavanaugh hearing last week, I think it’s safe to say Sen. Ben Sasse (R – NB) might be the most frustrated person in politics in 2018.
In an interview with Chuck Todd on Meet the Press on Sunday, Sasse expressed a desire for Pres. Trump to take some time to understand the real reasons behind today’s job disruption and that it’s not because of bad trade deals or shut down factories.
Sen. Sasse then went on to say the constant drama coming out of the White House needs to be shored up because it makes getting his agenda done less likely.
WATCH: Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) tells Chuck Todd that the “White House is a reality-show, soap-opera presidency” #MTP@BenSasse: “Way too much drama every day” in the White House pic.twitter.com/VXvrvZnQs9
— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) September 9, 2018
Sasse’s response in full laid out what I think most Americans would like to see from Trump:
“I don’t have any desire to beat the president up, but it’s pretty clear that this White House is a reality show, soap opera presidency. The drama of Omarosa and the drama of Cohen and the drama of Manafort and the drama of the Woodward quotes and the drama of these op-eds.
What you’d like is the president to not worry so much about the short-term of staffing but the long-term of vision casting for America.
Pull us together as a people,” Sasse demanded. “Help us deliberate about where we should go and then build a team of great, big-cause, low-ego people around you. Right now it feels like there’s just way too much drama every day and that distracts us from the longer term stuff we should be focused on together.”