Sasse dominates Twitter with Schumer photo, 'reefer' caption

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) dominated Twitter early Thursday after posting a photo with Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles SchumerHow Trump can score a big league bipartisan win on infrastructure Overnight Finance: Dems introduce minimum wage bill | Sanders clashes with Trump budget chief | Border tax proposal at death's door GOP senators distance themselves from House ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (D-N.Y.) outside the U.S. Capitol with the caption, “holy moly — it looks like @SenSchumer and I are smoking reefer outside a wedding.”

Schumer promptly responded, saying, “Well that escalated quickly.”

Sasse continued the bipartisan banter with Schumer, replying, “I thought we were off the record.”

Sasse posted the photo, which also included Sen. Tom CottonTom CottonSenators rip billion Army 'debacle' GOP senator: Pence ‘deserved better treatment’ at Notre Dame Congress should let local communities set their own PACE MORE (R-Ark.), after retweeting the Washington Free Beacon, which posted the photo in a caption contest on Twitter. Sasse's tweet also included two other photos with Sen. John CornynJohn CornynRepublicans go to battle over pre-existing conditions Senate panel could pass new Russia sanctions this summer Senate staff to draft health bill during recess MORE (R-Texas) and Sen. John McCainJohn McCainArmed Services chairman unveils .1B Asia-Pacific security bill Overnight Defense: Trump scolds NATO allies over spending | Flurry of leaks worries allies | Senators rip B Army 'debacle' | Lawmakers demand hearing on Saudi arms deal The case for protecting America's intelligence agency whistleblowers MORE (R-Ariz.), both of which also included Cotton.