Jason Chaffetz

His family produced two Republican senators. Now he’s quit the party to run against Trump

Jim Bennett, whose father was defeated by right wingers in a primary tells Moneyish why he’s running for Jason Chaffetz’s former seat and wants to …


Here's a roadmap for Trump's morning tweets

President Trump had a busy morning on Twitter, focusing his attention on diverse topics ranging from Charlottesville to this weekend's Fox News' …


What Tuesday’s Congressional primaries mean for Trump and the GOP

Voters in Alabama and Utah headed to the primary polls on Tuesday to decide who will represent them in the Senate and House, respectively, after both …


‘RINO’ Curtis Wins Utah GOP Special House Primary

Though conservative firebrand Chris Herrod hasn’t conceded yet, the Associated Press and most political observers have named Provo mayor John Curtis …


Utah mayor shrugs off attacks, wins GOP primary for US House

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah mayor overcame nearly $1 million in attacks from out-of-state groups to win a three-way Republican primary in a race to fill a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives vacated by Jason Chaffetz.<p>Tuesday's win puts Provo Mayor John Curtis on an easy path toward victory …

News (U.S.)

First Read’s Morning Clips: Trump Blames ‘Both Sides’

<b>TRUMP AGENDA: “I think there’s blame on both sides”</b><p>A remarkable lede in the New York Times: “President Trump buoyed the white nationalist movement on Tuesday as no president has done in generations — equating activists protesting racism with the neo-Nazis and white supremacists who rampaged in …


In Utah Today, Voters Are Picking Jason Chaffetz’s Successor

Alabama’s Republican U.S. Senate special primary election today is getting lots of national attention. But in another deep-red state across the …


Curtis Wins GOP Primary for Chaffetz Seat

Provo Mayor John Curtis (R) declared victory in the Republican primary Tuesday night against his two staunchly conservative rivals in the special …


Utah mayor shrugs off attacks, wins GOP primary for US House | Miami Herald

A Utah mayor overcame $1 million in attacks from out-of-state groups to win a three-way Republican primary in the race to fill a seat in the U.S. …

News (U.S.)

John Curtis, mayor of Provo, Utah, wins GOP nomination for House seat formerly held by Jason Chaffetz

The mayor of Provo, Utah, won the race for the Republican nomination Tuesday to fill the seat vacated by retired Rep. Jason Chaffetz against a pair of GOP rivals who portrayed themselves as more ardently conservative.<p>John Curtis is now well positioned in Utah’s conservative 3rd Congressional …


Chaffetz replacement: Who are the Utah congressional candidates?

The Republican congressional candidates who hope to replace former Rep. Jason Chaffetz in Congress are facing off in a three-way primary Tuesday.<p>Chaffetz resigned from his congressional seat at the end of June – and the district did not lack people willing to replace him. Before the deadline to …


First Read’s Morning Clips: CEOs Resign From Trump Council

<b>TRUMP AGENDA: Three CEOs have left Trump’s manufacturing council</b><p>A third CEO – this one from Intel – says he’s leaving a Trump advisory council over the president’s response to Charlottesville.<p>NBC’s Daniella Silva reports on the continued battle over Confederate monuments nationwide.<p>FOX News …


How the Top Tech CEOs Really Feel About Trump

After eight cozy years with the Obama administration, executives from Silicon Valley are learning to work with a new Washington. Or not.<p>7 articles<p>The Robot Presidents Who Rule Disney World<p>Why Mount Rushmore Is Still an Engineering Marvel<p>The President's New Helicopter Fleet Nearly Ready<p>We talked to …

Silicon Valley

Chaffetz to Become Harvard Institute of Politics Fellow

Former House Oversight chairman is now Fox News contributor<p>Former Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz will join the Harvard Institute of Politics as a fellow …


In Utah House Race, Attitudes Toward Trump Divide GOP Candidates

Utah Republicans will vote on Tuesday in a special primary in the race to succeed former Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Given how solidly Republican the district is, the race is seen as effectively crowning his eventual successor. It has also exposed growing divisions within the GOP over President Trump and …


Announcing the Fall 2017 Fellows

The Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School today announced the selection of its 2017 Fall Fellows.<p>“This exceptional group of leaders and …


Ex-Congressman: The Deep State Is Undermining Trump

“They need to start putting people in handcuffs.”

Conservative View

Rush Decries ‘Skirts Halfway Up The Thigh’ On Fox News Show

"I’m gonna turn ’em off."

Rush Limbaugh

Even on Break, a Congress Weary of Trump Gets No Respite From Him

WASHINGTON — Washington needs a vacation from itself.<p>“Doing nothing is exhausting,” said Jason Chaffetz, the former Republican congressman from Utah, whose head start began with a surprise resignation in June.<p>Yet for those who remain in Congress — and across the city’s motley roster of aides, …

News (U.S.)

Mic Investigation: About 90% of US House members don’t pay their interns

In March, <i>Mic</i> found that fewer than half of U.S. senators pay their interns: Details are listed in a report you can read here. Then, this summer, <i>Mic</i> …

Personal Finance

Utah’s Chaffetz to join Harvard’s Kennedy School as fellow this fall

Former Utah US Representative Jason Chaffetz, who pushed for an investigation of Hillary Clinton and quit in the midst of a probe into Trump’s firing …


Proposed New York Law Could Require Government to Buy American

You’ve already heard about some of the “Buy American” initiatives that are attempting to support American manufacturers. But what if buying American …

Small Business

Really, Jason Chaffetz? Really?

Is it just me or are politicians becoming even more shameless in their hypocrisy these days? Jason Chaffetz, who quit his House seat in the middle of …

U.S. Congress

Trump could convince Republicans to suspend American democracy.

That’s the suggestion of new polling published in <i>The Washington Post</i> on Thursday by Yeshiva University professor Ariel Malka and University of …

Liberal View

Saying you’re ‘bipartisan’ is now a cue for attack ads

The Republican primary on Aug. 15 for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District is, for all intents and purposes, going to determine who represents the district. Previously represented by Jason Chaffetz (R), who left the chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee to become a Fox News commentator, the …


Chaffetz on Rosenstein Going After Leakers: He Has 'Absolutely Zero Credibility'

Former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has absolutely zero credibility on addressing the issue of leakers.

Conservative View

Jason Chaffetz Doubts Rod Rosenstein Will Prosecute Leakers: ‘Absolutely Zero Credibility On This’

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com<b>Jason Chaffetz</b> has very little faith that Deputy Attorney General <b>Rod Rosenstein</b> will prosecute government …

Rod Rosenstein

Chaffetz on Leaks: 'Start Putting People in Handcuffs' Insider

Jason Chaffetz urged the Justice Department to crack down even harder on leaks of classified information.<p>"They need to start putting people in handcuffs," the former Utah congressman told "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday.<p>Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller …

Rod Rosenstein

Jason Chaffetz Is the King of Hypocrisy in American Politics

He has banished all pretenders to the throne.<p>Jason Chaffetz is an iPhone shamer, a fan of socialism for He but not for Thee, an advocate for selling off pieces of our national parks, and a Benghazi Email Server sleuth who pledged to continue investigating Hillary Clinton even after she lost the …


These voters in Arizona are fed up with Democrats, Republicans and Trump

In Arizona, where the Great Recession cut a deep swath through home prices and shook all facets of the economy, voters are now increasingly buoyant about the fiscal future they envision for themselves and the nation.<p>They’re saving their ire for politics and politicians.<p>More than two dozen voters …