Hatch endorses Trump after meeting
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Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchLobbying world Congress, stop holding 'Dreamers' hostage Drug prices are declining amid inflation fears MORE (R-Utah) on Thursday endorsed Donald TrumpDonald TrumpUkraine's president compares UN to 'a retired superhero' Collins to endorse LePage in Maine governor comeback bid Heller won't say if Biden won election MORE for president after meeting with the presumptive GOP nominee and other Senate leaders. 

"I totally endorse him," Hatch said, according to Reuters.

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Hatch said in a statement before the meeting that he intended to support the GOP nominee all along.

"Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee, I will do what I can to help him run a successful campaign," he said at the time.

Hatch, the Senate president pro tempore, originally endorsed former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for the White House and then Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioDemocrats face bleak outlook in Florida The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Dems attempt to tie government funding, Ida relief to debt limit Poll: Trump dominates 2024 Republican primary field MORE (R-Fla.) after Bush ended his campaign.