Orrin Hatch

Trump Tax Plan: Will Ryan And McConnell Pass It?

The President's tax plan shouldn't be controversial with Capitol Hill's Republican majority, however, that's what we thought about the Obamacare repeal and McConnell and Ryan couldn't get that passed.

Attack on Ted Cruz: Can the GOP’s Capitol Hill “Leaders” Get Any Lower?

What really got Ted Cruz in trouble was not calling Mitch McConnell a liar – everyone in Washington already knows McConnell is a liar – what got Cruz in trouble with DC’s inside operators was telling the truth about how Capitol Hill works.

Rubio, Flake, Hatch Back Bill to Increase Guest-Worker Visas

Tony Lee, Breitbart

3 Repub. Senators joined 3 Dems to introduce legislation (Immigration Innovation (“I-Squared”) bill) that would expand the number of guest-workers for the tech industry even though there is a surplus of American high-tech workers.

The Exquisite Hypocrisy Of 20 Republican Senators

After 20 Republicans opposed Cruz’s point of order declaring the “CRomnibus” to be unconstitutional our principled conservative compatriots at Heritage Action compiled a list of “what they said then” on amnesty versus how they voted that is such an exquisite example of Washington insider hypocrisy that we have to share it in its entirety.

Young Guns vs. Gavels

Politico Magazine Staff

As the GOP takes control of the Senate, estab. R's like Thad Cochran, Orrin Hatch, Chuck Grassley & John McCain will pick up the chairman’s gavel, setting up a classic conflict between governing & campaigning with the party’s 2016-aspiring young guns like Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio.

Orrin Hatch Speaks for the French Republicans

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

It's scary that such a prominent member of the Senate Judiciary Comm. would refer to judges who create a constitutional right to recognition of a same-sex marriage as “excellent” because they change the Constitution based on perceived public opinion.

GOP Alternative for Obamacare to Be Released Mon.

Andrew Johnson, National Review Online

Sens. Richard Burr, Tom Coburn, and Orrin Hatch will outline their plans for a conservative alternative to Obamacare.

Obama DHS Nom Thumbs Nose at Senate

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Jeh Johnson, Obama's choice for Secretary of Homeland Security, was confirmed 78 to 16. Reid's nuclear option move allowed Johnson to sail through without a single Republican vote. 

Hatch Effect V. Cruz Effect

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

Ted Cruz has shown the difference between voting conservatively at the very end of the fight vs. giving voice to conservatives before the battle is over. 

Think IRS is Bad Now? Just Wait

Sen. Orrin Hatch, WSJ

The govt’s tax collector already has big issues, but what happens when Obamacare arrives?