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U.S. Senator Drives For Uber To Hear What People Think

Posted on November 18, 2016

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska (Wikipedia Commons photo)
Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska (Wikipedia Commons photo)
LINCOLN, Nebraska — GOP Senator Ben Sasse, who made headlines earlier this year for refusing to endorse Donald Trump, says the gig is a way to connect with constituents and learn more about the changing economy.

Sasse, who already has a five-star rating with Uber, took to Twitter to share tips about his experience with the ride-hailing firm. 

CNBC article here

Related The Hill article: GOP Senator Moonlights As Uber Driver

Related Topics: industry politics, Nebraska operators, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 1 )
  • ken nash

     | about 2 years ago

    I think is admirable that you at least have an idea what is going on. The transportation professionals here in Tampa feel sold out especially by the mayor of Tampa Bob Buckhorn who has used Uber before they were even legal. The point is the press is biased and they have never mentioned the hundreds maybe thousands of drivers who lost they're living to Uber and Lyft while we still have to folk over thousands of dollars for insurance and licensing fees. Not to mention the support industry of call takers, dispatchers and mechanics. Tampa Bay Times is now an monopoly with no credit. They print what the editor says to print. Exception to that is Romano Thanks

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