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Not Running for Re-Election, Chaffetz Will Be Lame(r) Duck Oversight Chair


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Not Running for Re-Election, Chaffetz Will Be Lame(r) Duck Oversight Chair

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), a polarizing conservative figure and primary target of the resistance, announced Wednesday that he won't run for re-election in 2018.

As chair of the House Oversight Committee, Chaffetz investigated Planned Parenthood as well as former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's role in responding to the 2012 Benghazi attack and use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State.


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If he had a shred of decency he would start impeachment on the rogue president.


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Perez will let the clock run out until he moves into his $2 million per year K Street lobbying job in January 2019.


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Another account suggests that the Russians have Chaffetz in a compromising position, and that's why he's not running for re-election.