It’s the end of an era as retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) leaves his office to be replaced by former presidential candidate and Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.
Romney is creating quite a stir already among his colleagues with his new op-ed piece attacking President Trump. It’s going to make his new role in D.C. a heavily watched one by those on both sides of the aisle.
But one mantle Romney has no prayer of putting on is the self-deprecating wit 84-year-old Hatch expressed on his official senatorial Twitter account. The guy is just downright hilarious.
To commemorate the closing of his Twitter account as the longest running Republican in Senate history ends his 42-year tenure, his staff put together some of his funniest and most memorable Twitter moments. Here are the highlights:
You will be missed, Senator! Best wishes for your retirement.