Orrin Hatch, longtime Utah Republican senator, dead at 88


Former Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch has died at the age of 88, according to a release from his foundation. 

“The Hatch Foundation sadly announces the passing of Senator Orrin G. Hatch—the former President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate and the longest-serving Senator in Utah history (1977-2019),” the Hatch Foundation tweeted on Saturday night.