Tag: Jason Chaffetz

Jason Chaffetz: Trump Administration Transparency ‘Worse’ Than Obama

Sunday on Sinclair Television Group’s “Full Measure,” outgoing-Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said the Trump administration is being “worse” than the Obama administration on transparency. Chaffetz said, “The reality is, sadly, I don’t see much difference between the Trump administration and the

Chaffetz: Congress Should Not Give Flynn Immunity Amid FBI Probe

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) reacted to a Wall Street Journal report that former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn had offered to be interviewed by the FBI, the House and

Rep. Chaffetz Subpoenas ATF Agents Involved in Obama’s Fast and Furious Op

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz subpoenaed two agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to appear before his committee in connection with the Obama Administration’s gun-running program, Fast and Furious. Firearms from the former president’s scheme were allegedly involved in the 2011 murder of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent Jaime Zapata in Mexico.

Chaffetz Vows to Continue Hillary Clinton Investigations

On this weekend’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, told host Maria Bartiromo he intends to continue the investigation into Hillary Clinton and her use of a private

Overflow Crowd of 2,300 Floods Mike Pence Utah Rally

Rallygoers were packed into the Infinity Event Center, with those on the floor were asked to squish together so more people could get in. Ultimately the fire marshal told a Trump-Pence campaign official that the limit had been reached with about 1,300 people packed in the building and another 1,000 outside hoping to get in.

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Chaffetz: We Will Refer Hillary Clinton to the FBI for Perjury

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), chair of the House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform, told FBI director James Comey during his testimony on Thursday morning that the committee would refer former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for investigation for perjury, given that she lied under oath before the House Select Committee on Benghazi in October.

Chaffetz: May Call FBI Director Comey to Testify on Clinton Conclusion

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (R-UT) said he wants to question FBI Director James Comey’s recommendation to not bring federal charges against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for her mishandling

Chaffetz: Obama ‘Fired Up’ to Attack Republicans, Not ISIS

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, criticized President Barack Obama for the speech he gave on Tuesday where he seemed to be attacking Republicans

House Oversight Probe May Include Hillary Clinton Emails

Sources tell Politico that House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) plans to proceed with an investigation into federal record-keeping practices, with the blessing of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI)… provided the probe proceeds with “caution” when it hits Hillary Clinton’s email server.

Bloomberg’s Ramesh Ponnuru: Immigration Is the New Litmus Test for GOP

In a Friday Bloomberg op-ed, Ramesh Ponnuru details how “immigration is rapidly becoming a defining issue for American conservatism.” Ponnuru suggests that this may prove problematic for donor-class favorite Sen. Marco Rubio, who supports immigration expansions—which Pew Research says are opposed by more than 9 in 10 GOP voters.

GOP May Tax Internet Sales in Omnibus

The final $1.1 trillion spending bill being negotiated in Congress will be a massive 1,000+ page of legislation that few people will read. In addition to funding government through next year, the must-pass bill is likely to contain dozens of provisions that would otherwise be difficult to pass.