Ben Sasse: Everyone’s duty is to hope for Trump, work for America

The author is the junior U.S. senator representing Nebraska.
Americans sent an unmistakable message Tuesday: Washington is broken and needs disruption. I hear that and agree.
In recent days, Nebraskans who voted for Donald Trump, or Hillary Clinton, or none of the above, have all asked me this question: “Now what? For over a year, you were concerned about Donald Trump’s character and about whether he recognizes the Constitution’s limits on presidential power. So are you going to oppose him now, or will you get on the Trump train?”
I get why folks are asking but, humbly, this shouldn’t be an either-or question.
If you voted for our president-elect, you should not now become an uncritical follower. And if you voted against Mr. Trump, you should not now be a knee-jerk critic. (As has been reported, I voted for Mike Pence on my presidential ballot.)
Now that the people have spoken, every American has two patriotic duties regarding our president-elect and the policy agenda he will outline:
First, we root for him, and especially for his steady hand as commander in chief. We pray that God grants him wisdom and discernment in his new calling. (My family has prayed for him for weeks at our breakfast table and will do so every morning.)

( Billy’s thoughts – I proud to post the above piece which I am also proud to write was written by may US Senator. Even though I disagree with what he did on Election Day he is right on with this piece. Read the whole commentary here. )

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