Sen. Ben Sasse took a shot at President Trump on Friday night for threatening to take military action on Venezuela.
"No. Congress obviously isn't authorizing war in Venezuela," Sasse, R-Neb., said in a statement. "Nicolas Maduro is a horrible human being, but Congress doesn't vote to spill Nebraskans' blood based on who the executive lashes out at today."
Sasse, a member of the Armed Services Committee, has become one of Trump's most consistent critics.
Earlier Friday, Trump said he is not ruling out military action against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government in Venezuela for its recent moves to weaken the country's democratic institutions.
"We have many options for Venezuela," Trump told reporters in Bedminster, N.J.
"And by the way I am not going to rule out a military option," Trump said. "We have many options."
The Pentagon says it hasn't received any instructions on the matter.
Trump's comments about potential military action on Venezuela's government comes on the same week he threatened to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea for its nuclear program.