Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Hatch: Ditching Bennett a bad move

Hatch: Ditching Bennett a bad move; The Salt Lake Tribune

Throwing U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett out of office would be disastrous for Utah and the country, the state's senior senator warned.

Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, told an audience of 150 people at Utah Valley University Monday that Bennett's seniority -- he is completing his third term -- makes him a powerful advocate for Utah and conservative causes.

Bennett, Hatch said, is poised to become the ranking member (or chairman, depending on how the 2010 elections go) of the Senate Banking Committee. With Hatch serving as the ranking Republican on the Senate's finance committee, he said that would mean Utah's two senators would have influence in two powerful financial committees. ...

Read the rest here.

Comment: I'm sure if Bennett is re-elected we'll see a much different direction taken for the Banking Committee than say from Senator Dodd; sure no more too big to fail...right. I think it's time Hatch went too.

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