Tea Party, key GOP group not sold on Orrin Hatch
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, could face an election challenge next year from a Tea Party candidate and others on his right.
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Is Sen. Orrin Hatch as “good as it gets” when it comes to Republicans?
The Club for Growth, a group of fiscal conservatives, doesn’t think so and is taking exception to a Tea Party leader who said the Utah senator is a conservative in the mold of Ronald Reagan and “as good as it gets.”
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Meanwhile, Tea Party Express chairwoman Amy Kremer has clarified the comments made yesterday by the group’s strategist Sal Russo, who also said his friend Hatch is “an original Tea Partier.”