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Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire

Published: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 @ 2:24 PM
Updated: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 @ 2:28 PM
By: Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

After four decades in the U.S. Senate, the longest-serving Republican senator in history, Utah’s Orrin Hatch, announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election at the end of his term in November.

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Hatch announced his decision in a video posted to Twitter.