Hatch: ‘All Kinds of Pressure’ by Democrats Not to Hold Hearings on Berwick

July 16, 2010 | 5:22 PM EDT
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), a member of the Finance Committee, said there is “all kinds of pressure” by the Democratic Caucus on Finance Chairman Max Baucus not to call in President Obama’s recess-appointee to run Medicare and Medicaid, Dr. Donald Berwick, for hearings, which are constitutionally mandated.