Mitt Romney Changes Twitter Location To Utah After Sen. Hatch Announces Retirement Plans
Mitt Romney changed his Twitter location from Massachusetts to Holladay, Utah, after news broke that Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah was going to be stepping down at the end of 2018.
Bloomberg Politics notes that at 3:12 p.m. East Coast time Romney’s location was “Massachusetts,” where Romney served as governor; but it was changed to Holladay, Utah by 5:45 p.m.
Romney issued a glowing statement about Hatch on Facebook:
I join the people of Utah in thanking my friend, Senator Orrin Hatch for his more than forty years of service to our great state and nation. As Chairman of the Senate Finance and Judiciary Committees and as the longest-serving Republican Senator in U.S. history, Senator Hatch has represented the interests of Utah with distinction and honor.