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‘Holy moly’: Twitter reacts to viral photos of extremely casual Sen. Ben Sasse

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In a series of photos that went viral, Sen. Ben Sasse (center) (R-Neb.), and Sen. Tom Cotton (left) (R-Ark.) is seen talking with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pictures of Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) talking to his Senate colleagues went viral Thursday morning after he opined that they made it look as if he and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) were “smoking reefer outside a wedding.”

Pictures by Getty Images photographer Mark Wilson showed Sasse — who was dressed in red shorts and a T-shirt — talking to Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.):

(Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Another showed Sasse and Cotton speaking with Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas):

(Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A third picture showed Cotton and Sasse talking to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.):

(Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

As the pictures started to gain attention on Twitter, Sasse tweeted:

Schumer replied:

Twitter users were quick to poke fun at the images.

Meghan McCain, co-host of Fox News' "Outnumbered" and John McCain's daughter, tweeted that "This is my favorite thing that has ever happened on twitter!"

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