GOP senator on Trump's 'face-lift' tweet: 'Every once in awhile you get a dipsy-doodle'
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Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchBottom line The Republicans' deep dive into nativism Press: Forget bipartisanship — it's dead! MORE (R-Utah) remarked on President Trump’s tweets Thursday, saying that "every once in a while you get a dipsy-doodle," according to a CNBC reporter.

A Twitter account for Hatch later shared the reporter's tweet while noting that the senator "has said a number of times today in hallway interviews that he did not like the President’s tweets" and has urged Trump "to use his platform for good."


Hatch was among a number of lawmakers on Thursday who weighed in among uproar over Trump's tweets bashing MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski.


Trump referred to Brzezinski as "Crazy Mika" and Scarborough as "Psycho Joe" in the tweets, while claiming that the Brzezinski had been "bleeding badly" from a "face-lift" while at at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club over New Year's Eve.

Lawmakers from both parties, including several GOP senators, have panned the tweets, calling them beneath the office of the president.

Hatch tweeted a link Thursday morning to a Time magazine article he authored titled, “Sen. Orrin Hatch: I Am Recommitting to Civility.”

In the article, written in the aftermath of the shooting at a congressional baseball practice earlier this month, Hatch wrote that “civility is the indispensable political norm. It is the public virtue that has greased the wheels of our democracy since its inception."