The Fine Print
Sen. Orrin Hatch says he’s confident Republicans will win the White House in 2016. And for that, he says, the GOP has President Obama to thank.
“I think President Obama will be one of the reasons,” Hatch said, when asked why he thinks the GOP will win the presidency. “I think the American people have come to the conclusion that all this liberal legislation and stuff really doesn't work.”
Though Hatch, a Utah Republican, calls Obama as a friend, he described his administration in less than friendly terms during an interview with “The Fine Print.”
“I think it's been a pitiful presidency,” Hatch said. “And a lot of it's because he doesn't seem to recognize that there are three branches of government … and that the legislative branch is the most powerful branch, that if he works with it, they have to work with him. If he really leads, we have to work with him. But he hasn't.”
Looking ahead to the next race for the presidency, Hatch said he’d like to see Mitt Romney make aRead More »from Sen. Hatch: Obama’s ‘pitiful presidency’ will help GOP win the White House in 2016