Sasse tarnished his reputation as a thoughtful, independent, constitutional conservative by supporting Trump's emergency declaration.
Sen. Mike Lee's Bill To Limit Trump's Emergency Powers Doesn't Actually Address the Immediate Problem
Lee's new bill would automatically terminate emergency declarations within 30 days, but leave Trump's current national emergency intact.
The Kentucky senator's opposition appears to be the critical 51st vote in opposition to the president's executive power grab.
It's an attempt to make an end-run around congressional spending authority.