The following article by Ed Mazza was posted on the Huffington Post website October 12, 2017:
Ben Sasse questions whether Trump is failing to “preserve, protect, and defend” the First Amendment.
A Republican senator is openly questioning Donald Trump’s commitment to defending the Constitution after the president’s latest attacks on the media.
Trump on Wednesday tweeted:
Earlier in the day, he launched a similar attack on NBC News.
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) fired back late Wednesday with a statement asking Trump if he is recanting the oath to “preserve, protect and defend the First Amendment.”