Today, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, who has repeatedly called on the administration to lead a coordinated NATO effort that includes the expulsion of Russian diplomats, issued the following statement regarding the President’s order to expel 60 Russian diplomats and similar actions taken by our European allies. 

“Good. This is the kind of strong and unambiguous message the United States ought to be sending. Vladimir Putin is a despot with blood on his hands. He tried to assassinate an ex-spy and British citizen on NATO soil and the free world cannot ignore his shadow war.”