“Basically you go out and find people who are Hatch supporters, and you go through a training process with them and provide encouragement and assistance and help them get elected at their caucuses as delegates,” he said.
Ultimately, Hatch may find primary voters are a little more forgiving in Utah this time around.
“Do I agree with him 100 percent? No. Do I agree with my wife 100 percent? No,” Kirkham said. “I think people can understand that.”
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.