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.”

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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.