Orrin Grant Hatch (born March 22, 1934) is a Republican United States Senator from Utah, serving since 1977

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He’s one of the great leaders here on Capitol Hill and one who brings both sides, all sides, together.

Orrin Hatch

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3 months ago

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To this day, I think well of Merrick Garland, and I think he's a fine person, i remain convinced that the best way for the Senate to do its job is to conduct the confirmation process after this toxic presidential election season is over.

Orrin Hatch

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4 months ago

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It’s possible, but I don’t know, naturally, I would like to have him treated fairly, but a lot depends on who’s elected, a lot depends on who’s going to be president.

Orrin Hatch

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4 months ago

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I think highly of Judge Garland. But his nomination doesn't in any way change current circumstances, i remain convinced that the best way for the Senate to do its job is to conduct the confirmation process after this toxic presidential election season is over.

Orrin Hatch

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4 months ago

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(Obama) could easily name Merrick Garland, who is a fine man.

Orrin Hatch

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4 months ago

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While I have yet to see the full legislative text of the proposals, from what I’ve read, Senate Democrats appear to want to move the goal posts on broad debt restructuring.

Orrin Hatch

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4 months ago

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Notwithstanding all Mr. Estrada's hard work and unanimous highly qualified rating by the American Bar Association, he has been subjected to a piñata confirmation process with which he we have all become familiar, the extreme left wing Washington groups to after judicial nominees like kids after a piñata. It is not specific to Mr. Estrada. They beat it and they beat it and they hope something comes out that they can crew and distort.

Orrin Hatch

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4 months ago

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I don't think we should filibuster the Supreme Court nominee or any judgeship nominees. We wouldn't have to filibuster.

Orrin Hatch

Found on CNN
5 months ago

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I don't know who in the world is doing this. That's not him. He doesn't control the PAC, i don't think it's a wise thing to do.

Orrin Hatch

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6 months ago

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I think we'll lose if Bob Dole's Bob Dole, there's a lot of people who don't feel Bob Dole can appeal to people across the board.

Orrin Hatch

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6 months ago

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There's a lot of people who don't feel Bob Dole can appeal to people across the board, for us to win, we have to appeal to the moderates and independents. We can't just act like that only one point of view is the only way to go. That's where Ted Cruz is going to have some trouble.

Orrin Hatch

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6 months ago

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I've come around a little bit on Donald Trump in Iowa, i'm not so sure we'd lose if Donald Trump in Iowa's Bob Dole because Donald Trump in Iowa's appealing to people who a lot of the Republican candidates have not appealed to in the past.

Orrin Hatch

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6 months ago

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We can now begin the process of improving basic bookkeeping in the territory and end the opacity and lack of transparency in their finances.

Orrin Hatch

Found on Reuters
7 months ago

Health News

The commonwealth's problems will not be solved overnight.

Orrin Hatch

Found on Reuters
7 months ago

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It's up in the air. We're in negotiation so I have a great natural hesitancy to talk about it, it doesn't have to gel today but I'd like it to but I don't know if it will.

Orrin Hatch

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7 months ago

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It doesn't have to gel today but I'd like it to but I don't know if it will.

Orrin Hatch

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7 months ago

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I hope she backs off on that because it's the one thing that would stop it.

Orrin Hatch

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7 months ago

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The CBO ’s latest report confirms yet another broken promise and negative consequence stemming from ObamaCare.

Orrin Hatch

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7 months ago

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We're losing votes as we speak for no good reason, my suggestion is, get back to the bargaining table and let them know that this may not pass.

Orrin Hatch

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

Healthcare

I understand that renegotiation may be difficult, particularly with so many parties involved.

Orrin Hatch

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8 months ago

Healthcare

A lot of people on something this important do not want to have it passed or rejected by a lame duck Congress.

Orrin Hatch

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8 months ago

Healthcare

To get the highway bill paid for, it would be something that could not be done in this short time frame.

Orrin Hatch

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8 months ago

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I am afraid this deal appears to fall woefully short.

Orrin Hatch

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9 months ago

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While the details are still emerging, unfortunately I am afraid this deal appears to fall woefully short.

Orrin Hatch

Found on Reuters
9 months ago

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Squabbling and sanctimony may be tolerated in other venues -- or perhaps on the campaign trail.

Orrin Hatch

Found on CNN
10 months ago

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This is a high and holy calling. It is not something to take lightly. It is a sacred trust in which pettiness or grandstanding should have no part, in some respects, the Senate today is but a mere shadow of its former self, another casualty of the permanent political campaign.

Orrin Hatch

Found on CNN
12 months ago

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Taxpayers deserve to know what happened at the IRS regarding the data theft, and this hearing will be the first step of many that the committee takes to determine what happened and how the government can prevent such attacks from happening again.

Orrin Hatch

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

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Our amendment, which would provide maximum flexibility, is a better alternative for addressing currency manipulation for a number of reasons.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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Sometimes you just have to let it percolate for a while.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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It'd be the stupidest thing they could do, because this is the President's prime bill. I'm willing to give it to him. I'm willing to do everything in my power to get it there.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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That isn't going to happen. If it happens, it's over.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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I'm working my butt off to help the President, frankly, the President happens to be right on it.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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I ’m not opposed, but there are enough things we have to work through.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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We will probably have to wait until we get back but if I can get an agreement before, I will do it.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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We're making headway, i have high hopes that we will get there. I chatted with the president (Barack Obama) today. He said it's very important to him and he wants me to get it through.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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By admitting they have no contingency plan to assist the millions that may lose subsidies, the administration confirms how the misguided law is unworkable for the American people.

Orrin Hatch

Found on CNN
1 year ago

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Given concerns expressed by Senator Wyden, we're going to postpone tomorrow's hearing and continue our discussion on how best to advance America's trade agenda, including legislation to renew job-creating Trade Promotion Authority.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

Energy

Given concerns expressed by Senator Wyden, we're going to postpone tomorrow's hearing and continue our discussion on how best to advance America’s trade agenda, including legislation to renew job-creating Trade Promotion Authority.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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These are restrictions that the Islamic State could use to its advantage, if we are telling the Islamic State upfront that we will not use ground forces, will they not tailor their strategy around that fact? If we advertise when the authorization expires at an arbitrary date ... will they not hunker down and wait for that date?

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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Simply put, trade means jobs.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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Though there are disagreements on the details, there is bipartisan support for tax reform in Congress, members of both parties have expressed their support for a tax overhaul. And, I believe there is real momentum to get something done on tax reform this year, if we remain committed. And, believe me, I’m committed.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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Members of both parties have expressed their support for a tax overhaul. And, I believe there is real momentum to get something done on tax reform this year, if we remain committed. And, believe me, I’m committed.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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We need to lower corporate tax rates and transition toward a territorial tax system.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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The Senate Finance Committee is already fully engaged in a very real tax reform effort ... My goal is to introduce such a bill and mark it up in the committee later this year.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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This legislation strikes ObamaCare’s individual mandate and restores the freedoms outlined in the Constitution.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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This plan that we'll hear about tonight appears to be more about redistribution, with added complexity, and class warfare, directed at job-creating small businesses, than about tax reform.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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My plan, therefore, is to move carefully but quickly to mark up (vote in committee on) a TPA bill.

Orrin Hatch

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1 year ago

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I prefer not to increase taxes, but to me that's a user fee. People who use the highways ought to pay for them. And that's a small price to pay to have the best highway system in the world.

Orrin Hatch

Found on Reuters
1 year ago

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She appears to be a very top-flight person, and if conservatives do want to get rid of the attorney general, this is a good option because she would replace him and do a very a good job.

Orrin Hatch

Found on CNN
1 year ago

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I'm somebody who wants to support the President on these matters, i think probably she feels like she's had a lot of people she needs to meet with right off the bat. And that's fine with me.

Orrin Hatch

Found on CNN
1 year ago

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I happen to think the attorney general has not done a great job, but I like him personally a lot.

Orrin Hatch

Found on CNN
1 year ago

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