Ben Sasse Defends First Amendment in New Year’s Message: ‘Not Helpful to Call the Press the Enemy’

‘A republic will not work if we do not have shared facts’

Ben Sasse Defends First Amendment in New Years Message: ‘Not Helpful to Call the Press the Enemy’ (Mediaite)

Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) released a video address on New Years Eve where he reflected on the importance of the First Amendment and having civil discourse in America.

Sasse warned that the country cannot lose sight of of “shared public facts,” even as the political and media worlds continue to be shaken up by intense partisanship and changes in journalism.

“A republic will not work if we do not have shared facts,” Sasse said.

 

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