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 SchumerPassing the DACA legislation will provide relief to children living in fear OPINION | Trump, there is no better AG than Jeff Sessions — don't lose him OPINION | Democrats: Time to wish Hillary Clinton good luck and goodbye 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 CottonSenate rejects ObamaCare repeal, replacement amendment Live coverage: Senate begins debate on ObamaCare repeal If our innovators have no reward, how will America compete? 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 CornynSenate sends Russia sanctions bill to Trump's desk Four GOP senators threaten to block ‘skinny’ repeal GOP rep: Senate ObamaCare repeal ‘is ugly to the bone’ MORE (R-Texas) and Sen. John McCainJohn McCainRyan assures GOP senators House will go to conference Overnight Healthcare: Four GOP senators threaten to block 'skinny' repeal | Healthcare groups blast skinny repeal | GOP single-payer amendment fails in Senate OPINION | Michael Steele: Yes, GOP will own ObamaCare failure MORE (R-Ariz.), both of which also included Cotton.