GOP senator presses Trump over his 'many affairs'
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Sen. Ben SasseBenjamin (Ben) Eric SasseBill Maher takes a knee for the NFL GOP senator unleashes tweet storm against prominent white nationalist Republican says GOP messaging on health care has been poor MORE (R-Neb.) publicly questioned Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump pens op-ed on kindergartners learning tech Bharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal charges Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach | Lawmakers float bill to reform warrantless surveillance | Intel leaders keeping collusion probe open MORE this week on a slew of issues, including the Republican presidential candidate's "many affairs." 

Sasse fired off more than a dozen tweets focused on the celebrity businessman's White House bid, praising him for having "struck a chord" among Americans and being "on a huge roll."
 
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The lawmaker went so far as to congratulate Trump for likely being the "next POTUS." However, he launched a flurry of questions focusing on Trump's conservative credentials.
 
Sasse questioned Trump for wanting single-payer healthcare, noted that he previously said he did "hate the concept of guns" and asked Trump if he agreed with "Biden that higher taxes=more patriotism?"
 
Then the GOP lawmaker pressed further:
While Trump often boasts of his amicable professional relationships, his personal love life — including his two divorces — has not been a major focus of the presidential campaign.
 
The questioning comes from a GOP lawmaker who represents a state that neighbors Iowa, where Trump and Ted Cruz are locked in a tight race.
 
The issue of Trump's views on marriage is now being raised as the businessman looks to shore up support among social conservatives ahead of next week's Iowa caucuses.
 
On Monday, Cruz poked fun at Trump for botching a biblical reference during a speech at Liberty University earlier this month. On Tuesday, Trump unveiled an endorsement from the school's president.