Alexander Statement on Senator Hatch Announcement

Posted on January 3, 2018

NASHVILLE, January 2, 2018 — United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on the announcement by United States Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) that he will not seek re-election in 2018:

“Orrin Hatch’s gift to the Senate and to the country has been his ability to maintain his principled conservatism while working across the aisle to create dozens of laws in health care, education and tax policy and making life better for tens of millions of Americans. That is a set of skills the Senate needs now more than ever.”