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GOP senator, asked what the Republican Party stands for: 'I don't know'

GOP Sen. Ben Sasse (Neb.) threw up his hands when asked what the Republican Party stands for in an interview on Politico's Off Message podcast. "I don't know," Sasse said. "Isn't that a problem?" Politico's Edward-Isaac Dovere asked. "Big problem," Sasse said.

Sasse, an outspoken critic of President Trump, wasn't exactly optimistic about the the rest of the American government either. He declared Washington "just lame," "incredibly ineffective," and "populated by people who aren't vey interesting," and he wouldn't say whether he thinks Trump is an "adult." "I think we should just start by admitting that the two political parties are intellectually exhausted," Sasse said. "They don't have future-oriented ideas right now."

Head over to Politico to listen to the full interview.