Ben Sasse is a Republican politician and the current junior United States Senator from Nebraska.
He was elected to the Senate in 2014 and took office in 2015.
Before his political career, Sasse worked as a consultant, business professor, and college president.
He holds a Ph.D. in history from Yale University.
Sasse is known for his conservative positions on issues such as abortion, immigration, and healthcare.
He has been a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and has called for the Republican Party to return to its traditional values.
Sasse is also a strong supporter of free trade and has spoken out against protectionist policies.
In 2019, he was one of only three Senate Republicans to vote to block President Trump's emergency declaration to fund a border wall.
Sasse is married and has three children.
He is a member of the Reformed Church in America and has written a book about the importance of faith in modern society.