In the span of one day, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) came out against cutting entitlements and for cutting entitlements.
“These Medicare Advantage cuts are misguided, threaten a successful program for seniors, and must be overturned” http://t.co/tEh3zu8fLd
— Senator Hatch Office (@SenOrrinHatch) February 24, 2014
Then on Tuesday, he criticized President Obama for failing to “get serious” about entitlement reform. (Obama withdrew support for cutting Social Security benefits last week.)
It’s sad to know that Pres Obama has taken chained CPI off the table. We need to get serious about entitlement reform http://t.co/Gbcvl4JRDq
— Senator Hatch Office (@SenOrrinHatch) February 25, 2014
Hatch is the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, which has jurisdiction over entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security.