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Orrin Hatch Wants More H1-B Visas

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

On civility, GOP picks the wrong messengers for the right message

If we're going to be lectured on the merits of civility, perhaps Orrin Hatch and Marco Rubio should stay on the sidelines.

Sen. Orrin Hatch Slams Elizabeth Warren for ‘Constant Diatribe’ Against Sessions

last weekNews : Mediaite

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."

Voter Uses Pizza Order to Beg Senator to Reject Trump’s Cabinet Pick

Orrin Hatch’s phone lines were busy, so a woman added a special message to her order.

Utah woman uses pizza order to get message to senator

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 »

'Lie to me, baby' says the most sanctimonious Republican in the Senate

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

A Company Closely Linked to Tom Price's Medical Practice Paid a Big Medicare Fraud Settlement

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 Americ…

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 […]

Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch says NAFTA revamp ‘makes sense’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

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,...

Rules? Orrin Hatch Doesn’t Need No Stinking Rules

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-…

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, […]

Republicans Continue to Rush Trump’s Anti-LGBTQ Nominees’ Confirmations Through the Senate

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 lashes out at the 'idiots' he works with

Orrin Hatch says he's concerned about Senate "decorum," which is why he's using words like "idiots" and "crap."

Orrin Hatch Mans Up, Rewrites Committee Rules to Permit Votes on Nominees Despite Democratic Boycott

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...

Hatch on Senate panel advancing nominations on party-line vote

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

Orrin Hatch Doesn’t Care About Your Stinkin’ Rules

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.

Why Sen. Orrin Hatch suspended committee rules to advance Trump nominees

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.”…

ORRIN HATCH ON THE SENATE DEMOCRATS: “I don’t care what they want at this point.”

"I don't care what they want at this point," said Orrin Hatch.

"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

Orrin Hatch Ignores The Rules, Advances Key Trump Nominees Despite Democratic Boycott

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

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

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