Orrin Hatch

Hatch on Trump tweet calling Omarosa a 'dog': 'I'm not comfortable with that'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, the veteran Republican and Senate president pro tempore, said Wednesday he wasn't comfortable with President Donald Trump calling former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only African-American to have served in a senior role in the White …

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Hatch 'not comfortable' with Trump calling Omarosa a 'dog'

Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchTop Republicans concerned over impact of potential Trump drug rule The Hill's Morning Report — Trump to GOP: I will …

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Hatch Doesn’t Like Trump Calling Omarosa a ‘Dog’

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) told CNN that he’s “not comfortable” with President Trump calling Omarosa Manigault Newman “a dog.”<p>Said Hatch: “I have a lot …

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Trump Signed A Suicide Hotline Bill That Could Save Women's Lives

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed a bill into law that is meant to address the United States' mental health epidemic — a crisis that affects …

Mental Health

Dem lawmaker calls Trump racist in response to 'dog' comment

Rep. Frederica WilsonFrederica Patricia WilsonOn The Money: Harley-Davidson decision raises trade tensions with Trump | Senate panel to take up …

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Sponsored by Utah lawmakers, President Trump signs legislation to create 911-style suicide hotline

Thanks to efforts by two of Utah’s members of Congress, the nation may soon have a three-digit suicide and mental health crisis hotline similar to …

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Trump's push for border wall may cast shadow on election

The construction of President Donald Trump's border wall and the politics surrounding it have become more difficult — and that's saying something.<p>The …

Prototypes

Political Cornflakes: White House press secretary denies accusation that Trump used the N-word — but said she ‘can’t guarantee’ Americans will never hear him say it

In her new memoir about her time at the White House, former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is accusing President Donald Trump of using …

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Should you go to jail for an accidental crime?

During a visit to the Adirondacks last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recalled retrieving a feather shed by an eagle that “swooped down right next …

New York State

Giuliani and the Teamsters: When Power Trumps the Rule of Law

Those who haven’t followed Rudy Giuliani’s career closely have to be wondering whatever happened to the crime-busting former federal attorney from …

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He smashed an officer’s cruiser with a brick — and that’s a hate crime, CT police say

After a 20-year-old smashed a police cruiser’s window with a brick on Friday, police say, the Connecticut man revealed the motive for his …

News (U.S.)

Hatch Center launches $40M fundraising push for next chapter

<b>Park City, Utah</b> • Orrin Hatch is stepping down, but he’s not planning on fading away.<p>The long-serving Republican senator spoke Monday at an event …

Salt Lake City

Marco Rubio, Orrin Hatch go local to help father of slain Parkland student get elected to school board

Normally it'd be unusual for a United States senator to get involved in a local school board election, but that's just what Sens. Orrin Hatch, …

School Administration

Congressmen Love Talking About Tech Companies—But Don’t Understand How They Work

All children learn that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. But that hasn’t stopped congressmen from talking about …

Business

The Koch brothers are worth over $50 billion each after years of family feuds and massive lawsuits — here's how they spend their wealth

The Koch brothers are two of the richest people on planet earth.<p>Charles and David Koch tied for eighth on Forbes' 2018 list of the wealthiest billionaires in the world.<p>And they're also two of the most controversial billionaires out there, at least when it comes to their political contributions. …

U.S. Politics

'RBG': Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary debuts Sept. 3 on CNN

You can spend Labor Day with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.<p>The documentary “RBG” will premiere at 9 p.m. Eastern Sept. 3 on CNN. It will …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Letter: Orrin Hatch will do and say anything to put conservatives on the bench

Recently, the older of the two conservative shills representing Utah in the U.S. Senate (Orrin Hatch) wrote an op-ed in USA Today decrying what he …

Sexual Harassment

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain without mentioning him; Utah State gets forest land for space exploration

<b>Fort Drum, N.Y.</b> • President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his …

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Rep. Mia Love calls for repeal of the medical device tax helping to fund Obamacare, saying it hurts Utah firms (including one of the state’s biggest political donors)

<b>South Jordan</b> • A tax on medical devices was designed to generate billions of dollars a year to help pay for the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. …

Health Care

Phil Lyman: Sen. Mike Lee is right on Antiquities Act reform

I would like to thank Sen. Mike Lee for recently introducing the Protecting Utah’s Rural Economy (PURE) Act. This bill, if passed, would give Utah …

Forests

George Pyle: Star Wars or Star Trek? Soon it might really matter.

<i>“So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause.”</i><p>Many a late-night, mood-altered bull session, Fan X panel or Twitter rant has revolved around …

Star Trek

Memo shows Kavanaugh resisted indicting a sitting president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time on the Kenneth Starr team investigating Bill Clinton reveal his resistance to issuing an indictment of a sitting president.<p>The memo, tucked toward the end of nearly 10,000 pages released Friday, provides …

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Orrin Hatch Takes Rare Step of Endorsing Candidate in Local Election...Here's Why

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has taken the rare step of endorsing a candidate in a local election. This week, a group of parents who lost children in the …

Conservative View

With Clock Ticking, Can the Music Modernization Act Pass Congress?

The clock is ticking on passage of the Music Modernization Act, a bill that could ensure digital music services pay fair royalties to rights holders …

Music

Sen. Orrin Hatch says Dems are fighting Supreme Court nominee because they hate the fact that Hillary Clinton was defeated by Donald Trump

Sen. Orrin Hatch added a new reason Thursday to why he says Democrats are trying to block Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court: …

Government

Political Cornflakes: Russia warns of ‘economic war’ after new U.S. sanctions. Utah is on fire. And Provo gets free rapid bus service for three years.

Russia isn’t taking new U.S. sanctions lightly after an announcement by the U.S. this week sent its currency value plummeting. Meanwhile Sen. Orrin …

Salt Lake City

The U.S. Needs to Get Smart About College Outcomes

Americans with bachelor’s degrees stand to make $1 million more in their careers than those with just high school diplomas. Meanwhile, the sticker prices of colleges and loan-default rates have soared, and only 60 percent of enrollees earn a degree within six years. It’s never been more important …

Opinion

Gun Control Parkland Activist Get a Dose of Reality After Claiming Stop School Violence Act Is Still a Bill

On Thursday, Ryan Deitsch, a pro-gun control activist and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor, posted a thread on his Twitter …

Guns

#TBT: Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes a Supreme Court justice

<b>(CNN) —</b> She's "notorious." She's fit. And on Friday she celebrates a milestone work anniversary. Ruth Bader Ginsburg will mark 25 years as a Supreme Court justice — that's a quarter-century on the nation's top court.<p>Before she was the subject of a CNN documentary or the forthcoming drama "On the …

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Retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch touts Supreme Court nominee in Utah speech

ADVERTISING<p>SALT LAKE CITY >> Retiring Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch went before a hometown crowd today to tout his party’s second Supreme Court nominee …

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