Orrin Hatch


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I've seen an awful lot of great people in the law come before this committee. And I haven't seen anybody any better than you.
Mar 23 2017
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I don't think we can roll all over people just because they're in a position of government.

What he said is true – it's correct – and a good judge would take that position.

It's clear overall enrollment numbers are trending downward for 'Obamacare' over last year, no doubt due to the law's unpopular mandates and high costs.

Even if what she said was true, it wasn't the right thing to do. I've been appalled at the way Democrats have treated Jeff Sessions.

We don't have definitive answers to any of those questions at this particular point. And without them, I don't think I can give definitive positions on the proposal. A major concern on tax reform is producing a bill that can get through the Senate. We'll basically need universal Republican support to pass anything through reconciliation. That's difficult to accomplish under any circumstances, let alone on something as complicated as tax reform.

We took some unprecedented actions today due to the unprecedented obstruction on the part of our colleagues.

We have just been presented, just a few minutes ago with a list of demands by the Democrats. They didn't have the courtesy to tell us a week ago. Could have easily done that, although that was too late too because we've had these hearings. We've had all these meetings. We've worked together. I was led to believe they were ready to vote today. I've never seen anything quite like this.

They ought to stop posturing and acting like idiots.

Democrats "ought to stop posturing and acting like idiots.

It seems to me that taking this action would undermine your credibility and the credibility of the U.S. when we seek to take on currency manipulation in the future. Are you advising the President to avoid taking actions that undermines the credibility of the United States?

Mr. Mnuchin is an effective choice to lead our Treasury Department. Getting America's economy back on track is a top priority for this new administration, and his wealth of private sector experience will serve him well in this new role.

Congressman Price is immensely qualified to lead the Department of Health and Human Services.

Everything we have done has been above board, transparent, ethical and legal.

We want to get tax rates down for almost everybody. That's hard to do if you want to maintain budget neutrality. We got over $2 trillion overseas that is just sitting there because we're so stupid that we have the highest corporate tax rate in the organized world.

Our companies would zoom and attract people from all over the world.

The death tax on family farms, small businesses, ranches and estates has crippled hard-working families for far too long. It ought to be repealed, plain and simple.

The only prudent way to move forward – given the complexity of the subject matter, given the many significant substantive concerns that have been pointed out, and given the procedural irregularities – is to issue the regulations in re-proposed form.

It's a tough issue. For people like myself, who come from a hunting and fishing state, it's pretty hard.

I just don't know what he was talking about, I frankly don't know what you're talking about. I hadn't heard it.

The friendship we developed I think was puzzling to many people, especially to those who only saw our differences. I'd say that where others saw differences, Ali and I saw kinship.

Like many of my Senate colleagues, I recently met with Chief Judge Merrick Garland. Our meeting, however, does not change my conviction that the Senate should consider a Supreme Court nominee after this presidential election cycle.

The whole discussion was very solid, reasonable and a warm and winning discussion. I think you're going to find he's going to be better and better all the time.

Absent comprehensive tax reform that includes shifting to a territorial tax system with base erosion protections, Congress ought to examine viable bipartisan solutions that will effectively target and combat inversions and not tip the balance to tax-driven foreign acquisitions of U.S. firms.

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