High praise from the White House for Utah Senator Orrin Hatch

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SANDY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – The delegates at the Utah Republican Convention watched a videotaped message from Vice President Mike Pence who spent 3 minutes praising Utah Senator Orrin Hatch.

Pence said he was speaking on behalf of President Trump. The Vice President stated, “Through his years of service in the U.S. Senate, Orrin Hatch has proven himself to be invaluable to Utah and to the nation. He was recently named the most effective Senator in congress. There’s no question that Senator Hatch can get more done in a single year than many lawmakers in a lifetime of service.”

The Vice President called Senator Hatch a man that President Trump can trust. He says the Senator wields extraordinary influence in Washington.

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