Mazie Hirono

Sasse Slams ‘Plain, Unadulterated Anti-Catholic Bigotry’ in Senate

Democratic senators criticized nominee's membership in Knights of Columbus

Sen. Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) slammed the "plain, unadulterated anti-Catholic bigotry" on display in the confirmation process of Brian Buescher, who was nominated to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, prior to the Senate voting to confirm Buescher.