Tag Archives: Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz: The GOP Spending Bill Show Republicans Have Lost All Credibility On Debts And Deficits [VIDEO]

“Republicans have lost every single bit of credibility on the idea that they care at all about debts and deficits. They can talk all they want, but when they had the chance to do it, they caved and they spent so much money it’s stunning.” – Former GOP House rep turned Fox bloviator Jason Chaffetz, ranting this morning on Fox ...

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Fox & Friends Attempts To Defend Trump On DACA Deal: Maybe His Border Wall Was “Symbolic” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Fox & Friends took viewers on a trip down gaslight alley on Thursday, with the show hosts scrambling to make sense of the alleged deal between Donald Trump and “Chuck and Nancy” to save DACA and punt the border wall until later. With the President doing major damage control this morning, it was left to ex-Congressman and Fox ...

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Jason Chaffetz Blasts The Senate For Adjourning Early After Resigning In The Middle Of His US House Term

Mediaite reports: The irony of this one did not escape us. Monday morning on Fox Business, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz was incensed over the idea that the Senate would leave early with such a lengthy list of things to do. “It’s infuriating,” Chaffetz said. “[Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell went out in July and touted that the ...

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Chaffetz Mocks Homeless Man For Having Smartphone

Mediaite reports: In a Tuesday Instagram post, former House Oversight Committee chair Jason Chaffetz took it upon himself to publicly shame a homeless man on the streets of New York City for the great crime of having a smartphone. Chaffetz is, FYI, the same GOP lawmaker who suggested poor Americans would be able to afford health care if they’d just ...

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Jason Chaffetz: When Dems Bring Up Trump Junior, Republicans Should Bring Up Chelsea Clinton [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: “Republicans need to get a backbone,” Chaffetz started, defiantly. “Every time the Democrats say they need to call up Jared Kushner or Don Jr. — call up Chelsea Clinton, call up the Clintons.” “There we have an inspector general who issues a report stating an actual crime. You have Bill Clinton, the former president, taking millions and millions ...

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Chaffetz: They Don’t Pay Me Enough To Stay [VIDEO]

“Faced with another 100 to 200 nights a year where my wife’s by herself in Utah and I’m in a cot in Washington, D.C. – as nice as the salary is – I can’t afford to have two places and have a quality of life I’d like to have at this point. Congress is a rich man’s game. If you’re ...

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Fox News: We’ve Hired Rep. Jason Chaffetz

Confirming rumors first floated last month when he announced his resignation from Congress, today Fox News announced that they’ve hired soon to be former GOP US House Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Their press release notes that Chaffetz “will offer political analysis across Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network’s daytime and primetime programming.” Chaffetz checks out of Congress on Friday and ...

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Chaffetz Trashes Trump And Sessions In Exit Interview

The New York Daily News reports: Chaffetz is checked out. With less than two weeks left before his early exit from Congress, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) trashed President Trump and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a no-holds-barred interview. Chaffetz — an ardent Obama critic who withdrew his Trump endorsement weeks before the 2016 election — said he thinks the ...

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Chaffetz: Jail The White House Leakers [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, on Sunday said individuals leaking information to the press should go to jail. “You cannot have that happen,” Chaffetz told ABC’s “This Week,” referencing the information leaking to the press about President Trump and the probe into Russia’s meddling in the presidential election. The New York ...

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Jason Chaffetz To Resign From US House Next Month

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is planning to announce Thursday that he will leave Congress in June, according to two people familiar with his plans. Chaffetz (R-Utah) announced last month that he had “made a personal decision to return to the private sector” and would not seek reelection or ...

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REPORT: Jason Chaffetz To Join Fox News

Shocking, huh? The Washingtonian reports: According to two GOP lawmakers who have spoken to Chaffetz directly and four senior House Republican aides, Chaffetz has been telling people he’ll take on what one source calls a “substantial role” in on-air talent at Fox News Channel, possibly as early as July, amplifying whispers that Chaffetz will not finish out his current term. ...

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Congress To Go After Obama’s Pension

USA Today reports: Last year, then-president Barack Obama vetoed a bill that would have curbed the pensions of former presidents if they took outside income of $400,000 or more. So now that former president Barack Obama has decided to accept $400,000 for an upcoming Wall Street speech, the sponsors of that bill say they’ll reintroduce that bill in hopes that ...

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Chaffetz Out For Weeks Due To “Medical Emergency”

Posted last night to Jason Chaffetz’s Instagram account: Almost 12 years ago, I shattered several bones in my foot which required 14 screws and a metal plate to repair. Yes, I wish I could say I was cliff diving in Mexico but the truth is I fell off a ladder while repairing something in my garage. The University of Utah ...

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BREAKING: Jason Chaffetz Says Russia Paid Michael Flynn, Trump Refuses To Release Documents [VIDEO]

CNN reports: The White House declined Tuesday to provide documents related to President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser that the panel investigating Michael Flynn had requested, according to a letter obtained by CNN. White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short outlined in a letter to the House oversight committee how it would not complete the request from the ...

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Chaffetz Denies Scandal Rumors: I’ve Been Given More Enemas By More People Than You Can Possibly Imagine

Well, this is an odd turn of phrase. Via Politico: Asked if he is resigning because of a yet-to-be revealed scandal, Chaffetz said, “Absolutely, positively not. “Not in any way shape or form,” he said. “I’ve been given more enemas by more people over the last eight years than you can possibly imagine. From the Secret Service to the Democratic ...

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REPORT: Chaffetz May Not Finish Current Term

And the intrigue deepens. The Huffington Post reports: KSL Newsradio on Thursday reported that Chaffetz might not even finish out his congressional term. “I will continue to weigh the options, but I might depart early,” Chaffetz said, according to the radio station. In his role as chairman of the oversight committee, Chaffetz continually investigated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s ...

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BREAKING: Republican House Rep. Jason “Benghazi” Chaffetz Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection In 2018

“Thank you! Thank you for allowing me to serve as your Representative in the United States House of Representatives. Serving is an honor and a privilege that I have never taken for granted. After long consultation with my family and prayerful consideration, I have decided I will not be a candidate for any office in 2018. Since late 2003 I ...

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Jason Chaffetz: Congress Should Not Give Immunity To Flynn And Trump Should Shut Up About It [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump shouldn’t talk about whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn should be granted immunity, a top House Republican advised Friday. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) told Fox News he disagrees with the president’s characterization of the Russia investigation, as well as the commander in chief’s decision to comment on it. ...

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Jason Chaffetz: People Should Just Skip The Next iPhone To Pay For The GOP’s Healthcare Plan [VIDEO]

This morning GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz conceded that the GOP’s “Trumpcare” will result will result in less coverage for Americans. Mediaite reports: “Americans have choices and they’ve got to make a choice and so maybe rather than getting that new iPhone that they just love and they want to go spend hundreds of dollars on that, maybe they should invest ...

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Senior House Republicans: AG Jeff Sessions Must Recuse Himself From Russian Hacking Probe [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: The head of the House oversight committee on Thursday morning said Attorney General Jeff Sessions should recuse himself from the investigations into Russia’s election-related hacking and communications with President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, said on Twitter that “AG Sessions should clarify his testimony and recuse himself.” House Majority ...

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