President Donald Trump wants Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah to run for an eighth term.
Trump is publicly egging on Hatch to run.
It's widely rumored that 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will run for the seat if Hatch decides to retire.
Trump reportedly does not like the idea of a Sen. Romney.
President Donald Trump is publicly egging on GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah to run for reelection — a move that is certain to irk 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who is widely rumored to seek a bid for Hatch's seat should the seven-term senator opt against running in 2018.
"... a push aimed in no small part at keeping the president’s longtime nemesis, Mitt Romney, out of the Senate," according to Politico.
When President Trump visited Utah on Monday, he subtly undermined Mitt Romney in the latest chapter of their tortured relationship. The pool reporters traveling with Trump asked him if he was encouraging Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, also ...
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President Trump “is going all out to persuade seven-term Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch to seek reelection — a push aimed in no small part at keeping the president’s longtime nemesis, Mitt Romney, out of the Senate. Romney has been preparing...