Daily Signal - Sen. Ben Sasse: Conservatives Don't Need a 'Republican Barack Obama'

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Feb. 4, 2016
Good morning from Washington, where lawmakers, wonks, and activists gathering for a Conservative Policy Summit heard a freshman senator warn that America doesn't need "a Republican Barack Obama." Other reports from the Heritage Action event include a swipe at House Speaker Paul Ryan. Some conservatives, itching to cut spending, are ready to bolt on the Boehner-Obama budget deal. Plus: Heritage Foundation fellow Mike Gonzalez on Europe's awakening to the threat within, and 17 facts about the man closing the National Prayer Breakfast.
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