Senator McConnell targets small government conservative/constitutionalist candidate Sasse in Nebraska. Who’s side is McConnell on anyway? Posted on November 26, 2013 by Nick Sorrentino I’d never heard of Mr. Sasse before I saw this video. You tell me if the supposed “conservative” leader of the Republicans in the Senate, Senator McConnell, should be opposing this guy. Good for you Mr. Sasse. Click here for the article.