Orrin Hatch

In early December, after Southern District of New York prosecutors said in a court filing that Cohen had committed campaign finance violation at the behest of Trump, outgoing Utah senator Orrin Hatch told a CNN reporter he didn’t care because Trump was “doing a good job as president.” Hatch added that he didn’t think Trump was “involved in crimes but even then, you know, you can make anything a crime under the current laws if you want to.”

Hatch later clarified: “I don’t believe the President broke the law, but one of the core principles of our country is that no one is above the law. That means anyone who does break the law should face appropriate consequences.”

Hatch is no longer in office, so he’s got no vote on whether Trump is impeached or not.

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