The U.S. Senate's leading proponent for increasing the H-1B visa cap is Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). His previous legislative efforts have infuriated critics of the visa program. Hatch's 2015 visa cap-increasing bill, I-Squared, was so awful, said the IEEE-USA, that it would "help destroy" the U.S. Show More Summary
If we're going to be lectured on the merits of civility, perhaps Orrin Hatch and Marco Rubio should stay on the sidelines.
Senator Orrin Hatch spoke on the Senate floor tonight after colleague Elizabeth Warren was reprimanded for violating Rule 19, expressing that he had a problem with her "constant diatribe."
Orrin Hatch’s phone lines were busy, so a woman added a special message to her order.
The voicemail box for Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch was full, so a Utah woman tried using a pizza to ask for a "no" vote on one of President Trump's Cabinet … Click to Continue »
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), who's made a long career out of outraged sanctimony at Democrats doing the very thing he championed himself under the last president, now says that he's so tough on Republican cabinet nominees so that he knows...Show More Summary
During Tom Price's confirmation hearing last week, Sen. Orrin Hatch quizzed him on his commitment to eradicating Medicare fraud, which the Utah Republican noted had cost the government billions of dollars. If confirmed to head the US...Show More Summary
ORRIN HATCH TROLL’S TEDDY KENNEDY’S GHOST: In Neil Gorsuch’s America. In Neil Gorsuch’s America, the laws that bind us are made by the people’s elected representatives, not unelected, unaccountable judges. In Neil Gorsuch’s America, the powers and limits of each branch of government are decided by the Constitution, no matter whether their enforcement produces a […]
U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said on Thursday that a re-examination of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico “makes sense,” but praised the 23-year-old trade pact as a “strong anchor” for markets. Hatch, a Republican from Utah,...
He realy had no choice, because those tricksy Democrats were using procedural tricks to slow down two questionable nominations.
DON SURBER: Orrin Hatch Joins The Party Of Trump. But what about comity? What about the long-term implications? What about straining relations between the parties? Don’t care. Democrats have never cared. Why should Republicans? Democrats tried this crap in Wisconsin in February 2011. Remember the shouting mobs Democrats sent to the Capitol in Madison? Meanwhile, […]
Today, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) took the unprecedented step to suspend the rules of the Senate Finance Committee by unanimous consent with no Democrats present. They then voted, again with no Democrats present, to advance the nomination of Rep. Show More Summary
Orrin Hatch says he's concerned about Senate "decorum," which is why he's using words like "idiots" and "crap."
I guess under the rules, they couldn't vote because they didn't have a quorum or something. After the Democrats kept not showing up for votes, Hatch must have gotten a little annoyed, because the Committee just re-wrote its rules to...
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) made a statement after the Senate Finance Committee suspended rules requiring Democrats to be present during voting to advance the nominations for Treasury secretary and Health and Human Services secretary. The...Show More Summary
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) suspended rules requiring a quorum for a vote, allowing Price and Mnuchin to advance to the full Senate.
On the second day of boycott from Democrats, Hatch says they ‘haven’t done a thing to help cooperate" with hearings for Steve Mnuchin, Rep. Tom Price. Continue reading ? The post Why Sen. Orrin Hatch suspended committee rules to advance Trump nominees appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
ORRIN HATCH ON THE SENATE DEMOCRATS: “I don’t care what they want at this point.”
"They" = Senate Democrats.Senate Democrats have been failing to attend committee meetings (as a way to stop the confirmation of Trump Cabinet nominees). Hatch is the chair of the Finance Committee where every seat on the Democratic side was empty. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) pushed forward two of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks Wednesday morning, advancing their nominations despite a Democratic boycott. The rules require at least one member of the minority to be present for the committee to vote on a nominee. Show More Summary