? UT-03 : On Thursday, Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced that he was resigning from the House, effective June 30. Chaffetz, who surprisingly announced last month that he would not seek re-election, did not reveal why he was stepping down. However, The Salt Lake City Tribune says there are rumors Chaffetz is talking with Fox News about a job. In any case, Democrats won't be sad to see the House Oversight chair go: Chaffetz infamously delighted in aggressively looking into Hillary Clinton's emails, but showed absolutely none of the same zeal in going after Donald Trump.
Leading Off ? UT-03 On Wednesday, five-term Rep. Jason Chaffetz surprised his colleagues and other Utah Republicans when he announced that he wouldn't seek re-election, nor would he run for anything else in 2018. Democrats in partic...
Why would a powerful congressman start the year raring to go, only to very quickly thereafter decide to quit?
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Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz, the chairman of a committee looking into President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI chief James Comey, said on Thursday he will depart Congress at the end of next month. "As you know, aft...