There are 1 comment on the USA Today story from Thursday May 18, titled Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz to leave Congress in June, opening top investigative spot. Sitting next to his wife, Julie, and their dog, Ruby, Chaffetz said after almost eight in years in Congress, he wanted a change.
Chaffetz is the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, one of the U.S. government bodies looking into Trump's decision to fire James Comeyas the head of Federal Bureau of Investigation as well as into claims about links between Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Moscow.
ALPINE, Utah (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz's ascent to national prominence leading a House oversight committee was rooted largely in his embrace of the spotlight and willingness to take on confrontations.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz will announce Thursday that he will resign from Congress next month, Politicoreported.
It's a probe that could have allowed Chaffetz to prove he was honest when he promised constituents at a raucous February town hall that his job was "not to be a cheerleader for the president".
Chaffetz said in a statementpublished Thursday that he made a decision to resign to spend more time with his family. "And there are a lot of good, quality people who can do this job". "But that is the truth".
Chaffetz, who was first elected to Congress in 2008, had previously announced April 19 that he would not be running for re-election in 2018.
"I hope that's not true".
Prior to his time in office, he worked in communications for more than a decade and served as campaign manager for former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr. Chaffetz became chairman of the House Oversight committee in 2015. Rubio says the controversy has cast a "cloud" over the White House.
Gowdy ran the House Select Committee on the investigation into the State Department's handling of the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi.
But Trump's victory complicated Chaffetz' life.
Chaffetz is the chair of the committee that has promised to look into Trump's ties to Russian Federation. He rescinded his endorsement of Trump past year after recordings surfaced of the reality show star bragging about groping women, only to hastily re-endorse Trump shortly before the FBI announced it was reviving its investigation into Clinton's emails.
After Trump won, liberals hammered him for not going after Trump's administration with almost the vigor used against Democrats.
The Utah Congressman announced his plans on Thursday, saying that he would stay on duty until the end of June.
He made 244 appearances for the Dons, scoring 11 goals and was part of the side that won the 2013-14 Scottish League Cup. McInnes added: "I want to wake up on Monday morning with a clean bill of health".
And the Dutchman added: "If we can do our business this summer, the team for next season will be really strong. The Reds have their Champions League qualification in their own hands after beating West Ham last Sunday.
Rayudu has been introduced in the playing XI after he returned from the injury suffered during the initial stage of the IPL. With this final being played at a neutral venue in Hyderabad , it will be about which team adapts to the conditions better.
The new cover comes amid the escalating controversy over the Trump administration's relationship with Russian Federation. A senior White House official is now caught up in the FBI's Russian Federation probe, too, McClatchy reported on Friday.
The committee-which is investigating Russian interference in November's presidential election-issued the subpoena last week. If Flynn declines to comply with the subpoena, the intelligence committee could have little legal recourse.
Sweden's centre Joakim Nordstrom added a fourth point in the third period as last year's beaten finalists Finland were routed. Later, in the other semi-final, Sweden's Alexander Edler gave his side the lead before Finland's Joonas Kemppainen equalised.
They have been playing some really good cricket throughout the tournament. "It's just good communication between the two of them". Tripathi has been a revelation with 388 runs in 13 matches this season , and is behind Smith who has made 421 runs in 14 matches.
Navy records show that in 2013 he spent two months at a naval prison in Charleston, South Carolina. "She was bright. Prior to the incident, Rojas held the rank of electrician's mate fireman apprentice in the Navy service.
AT&T workers are expected to picket outside their stores throughout the weekend, including on Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile. This weekend's strike comes almost two months after 17,000 AT&T workers in Nevada and California walked off the job.
A game streamed each Friday night for the remainder of the season will be accessible to everyone on Facebook in the U.S. Koehler was optioned Tuesday to Triple-A New Orleans after he gave up eight runs in three innings in a loss to Houston.
Rory McIlroy went to tap in from 2 feet and missed, and then had to make one twice that long for double bogey on the 10th hole. Garcia, who has made three 6's and a 7 in his 65 attempts at the island green, hit a "solid 52-degree" wedge.
She said the sanctions are proof of "the United States authority and leadership in the destabilization of Venezuela". Mnuchin said. "We find the rising tensions in Venezuela very alarming, and incidents like that involving Mr.
Probe has Trump adviser under scrutiny
The couple reportedly also received rabbinic permission to travel in a auto in January during the Trump inaugural festivities. Kushner has joined him on the trip and is expected to play a key part in negotiating an arms deal with Saudi Arabia.
Wallabies await Rugby World Cup draw
The 2003 World Cup winners haven't had the easiest of times in recent years when it came to the biggest tournament in the sport. Elsewhere in Japan , New Zealand are set for a heavyweight clash against southern hemisphere rivals South Africa in Pool B .
James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory
Cleveland put on an offensive showcase in Game 2 , racking up 28 assists on 41 field goals. "Tonight, we did that once again". Did he need the breather? "I'm probably doubtful, honestly", Lowry said, according to ESPN .com's Brian Windhorst .
Is Apple going to ditch the iPad mini?
But some observers say that for awhile, Apple has not given its iPad line the attention and drama the iPhone models get. The iPad mini was lauched in 2012, and was expected to fend off competition from Google Nexus and Amazon Kindle Fire.
Special Envoy Lee meets with China's Xi Jinping
There is another danger present with regards to the new administration - namely the United States and China. He also said he hopes to address these issues together with the new South Korean government.