President Obama sent a letter today to Congressional leaders––Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate President pro tempore Orrin Hatch––on the subject that he attempted to try and deal with in the first few days of his presidency.
Steve Mnuchin faced strong opposition this AM during his Senate Finance Committee during confirmation hearings for the Treasury Secretary. After a glowing introduction by Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, Democratic Senator Ron Wyden took...Show More Summary
In Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Jeff Sessions’ appointment to be Donald Trump’s attorney general, the topic of pornography came up. Specifically, Sen. Orrin Hatch asked Sen. Sessions whether or not he...Show More Summary
Who cares about police shootings and voter suppression?
Jesus had his Judas, General George Washington had his Benedict Arnold, and the 9/11 victims' families have their betrayers in Republican Senators Lindsey Graham (S.C.), John McCain (Ariz.), and Orrin Hatch (Utah). The Senators are attempting...Show More Summary
Well, hell. Why not. The law that "is a malignant tumor that feeds and metastasizes on American liberty" (Rep. Steve King [R-IA]) and "is doing tremendous damage across America, and in Utah in particular" (Sen. Orrin Hatch [R-UT]) now...Show More Summary
As the dust clears from the 2016 election, Utah Republicans have already turned their attention to 2018 and whether longtime U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch will stick to his word that … Click to Continue »
A number of prominent Senate Republicans are urging Sen. Orrin Hatch not to retire in 2018, as the veteran Utah Republican now says he is leaning towards running for an eighth term.
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman (R) told Bloomberg that he’s weighing a run for the U.S. Senate in 2018, depending in part on whether fellow Republican Orrin Hatch decides to seek an eighth term. Said Huntsman: “I’ve always said that [...]
Good, but it might be an empty threat: Orrin Hatch has vowed to keep it forever, citing the fact that he is An Asshole....
"It’s just a great, great protection for the minority.”
Gleeful Republicans see nothing standing in their way to giving tax cuts to the rich, starving the olds and poors, and a Supreme Court that will put women back in the kitchen, pregnant and barefoot now that they have Donald Trump going to the White House and a lock on Congress. Show More Summary
Interesting report here from Lauren Fox about a Q&A with Sen. Orrin Hatch about Medicare. Hatch makes pretty clear that he supports the Ryan Medicare Phaseout plan (phasing out Medicare and replacing it with private insurance and vouchers.) But he also makes clear that he's reluctant to do it unless Democrats give Republicans cover. Show More Summary
Orrin Hatch and Lindsey Graham say no to the nuclear option.
When he won his seventh six-year term in 2012, Orrin Hatch said he wouldn't run again. But now, as the chairman of the Finance Committee with a chance to move major legislation, he is openly mulling running for re-election in 2018.
Senator Wyden (D-Oregon) has been interested in reforming retirement account tax treatment for some time. Back in the fall of 2014, he and Senator Orrin Hatch held hearings on the need for retirement account reform, focused on the idea that...
Jeffrey Young, Huffington Post: You knew. You all knew. You knew the whole time who and what Donald Trump is. Mike Pence. Paul Ryan. Mitch McConnell. Ted Cruz. Chris Christie. Newt Gingrich. Orrin Hatch. John McCain. Marco Rubio. Virtually all of you. Show More Summary
You knew. You all knew. You knew the whole time who and what Donald Trump is. Mike Pence. Paul Ryan. Mitch McConnell. Ted Cruz. Chris Christie. Newt Gingrich. Orrin Hatch. John McCain. Marco Rubio. Virtually all of you. You heard every terrible thing he said. Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook continues to talk about augmented reality like it's the next major computing platform after the smartphone. During a talk with Republican Senator Orrin Hatch over the weekend in Utah, Cook gave his most detailed answer...Show More Summary
At Sen. Orrin Hatch's Utah Tech Tour on Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook hit the usual talking points recited at other recent interviews, reaffirming Apple's commitment to encryption, augmented reality and making the best products possibl...