Skip to comments.Nebraska Governor Appoints Pete Ricketts to Fill Sasse’s Senate Seat
Posted on 01/12/2023 11:33:24 AM PST by ChicagoConservative27
Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen (R) appointed his predecessor, former Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts (R), to fill the state’s U.S. Senate seat, vacated by former Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) in January.
Term limits rendered Ricketts unable to run for reelection. Being appointed to the position was widely expected after he said he intended to seek an application for consideration for the appointment following Pillen’s announcement that he would “seek qualified applicants” to fill the upcoming vacancy.
Sasse, a two-term senator, left his U.S. Senate seat to become the president of the University of Florida. He officially resigned from the Senate on Sunday.
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Ricketts is a good guy IMO.
Didn’t Ricketts support TrumpMAGA?
Not a very splashy selection, but it’s still an upgrade over Sasse or Flake or Romney or whatever his name is.
From what I am reading at least he is an upgrade from Sasse.
“Oh how exciting. (S)
This is what is known in the midwest as a Nebraska Circle Jerk.”
Pity the poor Surrender Monkeys - they are finding it hard to latch on to something they can whine about.
The Republican Party seems to have an inordinate amount of real democrats in it.
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