Trump has been urging Hatch to run long before Romney entered the conversation, according to the senator's office.
Trump has vowed to try to block Romney, whom he views as a potential thorn in his side in the Senate, according to a White House official and an outside adviser who have discussed the possible bid with the president.
However, Utah Republican House Speaker Greg Hughes maintained Romney "could be a great ally of the president, but, as you well know, they're very different people and have very different personalities".
The president's motives aren't hard to discern: retaining Hatch would allow Trump to keep an ally close while spurning Romney, his onetime presidential primary opponent who remains a vocal critic, and who would in theory prove a much less obliging Congressman.
Hatch has not publicly declared his plans.
But Trump, who has clashed with Romney in the past, said he wants Hatch to run for re-election. "He's not afraid to take on the big boss around here". Their suspicions are warranted: Trump has sounded off to friends about how he doesn't like the idea of a Senator Romney, Politico reports.
Trump demurred on Monday when asked whether he was trying to send Romney a message by encouraging Hatch to run again.
Trump has mostly tried to sway Hatch behind the scenes. Trump previously said he is doing it for Hatch.
"You are a true fighter, Orrin, I have to say", Trump said at an event in Salt Lake City, Utah's capital. The president last week also praised Hatch's efforts on passing the Republican tax bill. During their event Monday at the Utah State Capitol, Trump said he hoped the Utahn would stay in the Senate "for a very long time to come".
Romney has called out Trump several times.
"No, not the same". The other opposes racism and bigotry.
Although Romney and Trump appeared to make peace after the 2016 election - with the then-president-elect even reportedly considering appointing the former governor his secretary of state - Romney has criticized the president's "America First" approach to foreign policy and response to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
IOC President Thomas Bach called the situation "an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport". Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko attends an event for the 2018 World Cup in Moscow on November 30, 2017.
Rain chances this afternoon will remain low at 30%, but you may want to carry the umbrella for the chance of a couple of showers. Upper 60s are in store for the northeast and east central portions of the state Sunday , while the southeast will see low 70s.
But a Twentieth Century Fox Film spokesperson confirmed Monday that Singer "is no longer the director of Bohemian Rhapsody ". As well as directing, Singer is listed as a co-producer, alongside Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor, among others.
Now, Parveen and several of his relatives sit outside Max Healthcare in Shalimar Bagh , demanding action against the hospital. Parents in India were told that both of their twins, born prematurely, had died in childbirth.
Sauber has unveiled its concept livery for the 2018 Formula 1 season, in the wake of its collaboration with FCA brand Alfa Romeo. Leclerc is a current member of the Ferrari Driver Academy, and he is widely considered one of the future stars of Formula One .
But FSU rebounded and won four of five down the stretch to continue the program's record bowl streak to 36 consecutive years. Taggart danced around the topic of the Florida State opening when speaking with reporters last week.
The Mariners have reportedly told several of their players to come to LA in order to meet with Ohtani. They spoke on condition of anonymity because not all teams had announced whether they were in or out.
The fate of House of Cards , the political drama starring Spacey as scheming politician Frank Underwood, was initially unclear. According to reports, the series will now be centered on Robin Wright's Claire Underwood, the wife of Spacey's character.
The prices are the same as what you'll pay from the carriers themselves: $999 for a 64GB model, and $1,149 for a 256GB one. Orders placed today are slated to arrive by December 13, according to Apple's website.
Trump has threatened several times to withdraw from the Paris accord saying it is crippling USA business. Obama then spoke on the mindfulness that should be exercised when using Twitter and all social media .
Patrick is Georgia's sixth-leading tackler with 35 stops, and he had three tackles in the SEC championship game . Patrick was recently arrested for possession of marijuana in Athens-Clarke County in October .
Honor 7X and View10
The front facing camera is a 13 MP unit and is accompanied by a very Apple-esque 3D face recognition hardware and software. Speaking first about the pricing and availability of the Honor 7X , it will be exclusively available on Amazon India.
Facebook Launches New Messenger Kids App
Sounds entertaining... enough, but also safe and practical for parents constantly anxious with the perils of the open web. The application is available for preview in the USA and will roll out to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch initially.
Time's Person of the Year Finalists
Dreamers , undocumented youth who were brought to America illegally by their parents when they were infants and children. TIME's first selection was Charles Lindbergh, the first person to make a solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic .
NCAA issues punishment on Ole Miss
A show-cause on an NCAA coach means the coach does not escape the penalties by leaving the school where the penalties took place. Ole Miss had self-imposed both a bowl ban for this season and scholarship restrictions, but the NCAA added more to each element.
England get lucky but Gareth Southgate urges caution
Their first fixture is against Tunisia on June 18, with Panama next and the mighty Belgians 10 days after the opener. That will be followed by a meeting with Panama in Nizhni Novgorod, 400 kilometres east of Moscow , on June 24.