Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire at end of term after 40 years in Senate

Posted on: January 2nd, 2018 by ABC News No Comments

Twitter/Senator Hatch Office(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Orrin Hatch, the most senior Republican in the United States Senate, and the body’s president pro tempore, announced Tuesday that he will not seek re-election at the end of his term next year, capping a 40-year tenure representing the state of Utah.

“Every good fighter knows when to hang up the gloves, and for me, that time is soon approaching,” said Hatch in a video posted to his Twitter account.

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