Orrin Hatch


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They went into some suggestions that are mere suggestions and we'll go from there. I'm not convinced that cutting taxes is necessarily going to blow a hole in the deficit. I actually believe it could stimulate the economy and get the economy moving. Now, whether 15 percent is the right figure or not, that's a matter to be determined.feedback
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Apr 26 2017 Trump Presidency
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I'm planning on running, but if I for some reason withdrew, I'd be thrilled if Mitt Romney would be willing to consider it. He's a big supporter, he and his whole family. I wouldn't want that to happen again. If (Romney) ran, I would hope that everybody would get behind him. He'd be excellent.feedback

If the roles were reversed they would have just tromped all over us. I mean, you know, they'd have done the same thing.feedback

Well, yeah! In my eyes, the best interest is not having another far-left liberal on the court.feedback

If I could get a really outstanding person to run for my position, I might very well consider [retiring]. While it's no secret that I hold Mitt Romney in extraordinarily high esteem, my musing aloud on the subject has apparently snowballed into a frenzy of premature speculation.feedback

I personally appreciate the work that you have done over the years. I appreciate the service you have given to this wonderful country.feedback

A bipartisan bill would allow us to put in place more lasting reforms and give the overall effort additional credibility.feedback

Either, as far as I'm concerned. Any way we can get rid of those, I think it'd be a good thing.feedback

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.feedback

Why anybody in this body would vote against you, I'll never understand.feedback

Do you think your writings reflect a knee-jerk attitude against common-sense regulations?feedback

Let the American people decide whether they want Hillary Clinton or the Republican nominee to select the next Supreme Court justice.feedback

The Senate owes the president some deference with regard to Supreme Court nominees.feedback

Something is seriously wrong when the confirmation process for a Supreme Court justice resembles an election campaign for political office.feedback

It might embolden the Democrats if they can win on this issue. And we gotta make sure they don't win on it.feedback

This kind of legislative hostage-taking certainly is not unheard of in the Senate, but in the context of consideration of a nominee for the Office of U.S. Trade Representative, it is totally unprecedented.feedback

We do have some problems with two or three people on our side that make it so if this becomes a partisan vote we won't have the votes. It's a problem, it's a big problem.feedback

He has experience managing large and complicated private-sector enterprises and in negotiating difficult compromises and making tough decisions – and being accountable for those decisions.feedback

Objectively speaking, I don't believe anyone can reasonably argue that Mr. Mnuchin is unqualified for the position.feedback

I don't think we can roll all over people just because they're in a position of government.feedback

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

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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

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.feedback

They ought to stop posturing and acting like idiots.feedback

Democrats "ought to stop posturing and acting like idiots.feedback

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?feedback

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.feedback

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

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

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.feedback

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

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.feedback

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.feedback

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

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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