Jason Chaffetz

Top Oversight Dem presses WH for info on staffers' use of personal emails

The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee is accusing the White House of stonewalling congressional efforts to get details surrounding the …

Government

US House candidates debate guns, immigration, health care

Three candidates running to replace Jason Chaffetz in the U.S. House of Representatives all agreed in a debate Wednesday that they want to help young …

Business

Chaffetz: No Excuse for Clinton Foundation Keeping Weinstein Money Insider

<b>Sebastian Gorka: 2018 Elections Will Be a 'Pleasure to Watch'</b><p><b>Tomi Lahren: 'No Doubt' NBC Covered Up Weinstein Story</b><p>The Clinton Foundation will not return tens of thousands of dollars in donations from Harvey Weinstein following accusations of sexual harassment and rape against the Hollywood …

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Provo mayor and Republican congressional candidate John Curtis has skated past his Democratic opponent — raising nearly three times more donations …

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As ‘the fathers of daughters,’ they were offended by harassment. But what did that really mean?

The world was waiting for Matt Damon to address the scandal that had enveloped Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood mogul who had helped launch his career, and the A-lister chose his words carefully.<p>“As the father of four daughters,” Damonsaid in an interviewthis week, “this is the kind of sexual …

Lifestyle

Opponents tie GOP candidate for Chaffetz's seat to Trump

A Republican Utah mayor considered the front-runner in a race to replace Jason Chaffetz in Congress ignored his opponents' efforts in a Friday night …

Elections

If Bob Corker's right about Donald Trump, then he should regret supporting him | Opinion | NOLA.com

Sometime after Ray Nagin had won a second term as New Orleans mayor a black activist in New Orleans told columnist Deb Cotton that he thought Nagin …

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Trump administration travel abuses start to look even worse

There was a point shortly after Donald Trump’s election victory in which Republicans came up with an amazing new argument in support of the new …

Donald Trump

Chaffetz on Gun Control Push: 'Nobody's Going to Come and Take My Guns Away' Insider

<b>Tomi Lahren: I'm So Sick of Celebs, Elitists Looking Down on Gun Owners</b><p><b>Authorities Looking for 'Mystery Woman' Seen With Las Vegas Gunman</b><p>Following the mass shooting in Las Vegas, many Democratic lawmakers and Hollywood actors are pushing for new gun control measures.<p>On "The Five," former Utah …

Gun Control

Jason Chaffetz Can’t Think of a ‘Single Thing That Would Have Prevented’ Vegas Shooting

Former Congressman <b>Jason Chaffetz</b> appeared on Fox News Tuesday to give his thoughts on the Las Vegas mass shooting, and the network contributor boldly …

Investigation opened into Trump administration's travel

The House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation into federal agency travel, following a series of reports of Trump cabinet secretaries …

Steve Mnuchin

GOP lawmaker pushes to end sports leagues' tax-exempt status

A Republican member of the House Oversight Committee has introduced legislation that would revoke major professional sports leagues’ ability to be …

Government

Utah congressional candidate says Facebook ad to 'build the wall' was made in error

Laura López never actually saw the ad for herself.<p>She's lived in the US since she was a child and has built her family, business and life in Provo, Utah. And she uses Facebook a lot to engage with her community. An ad recently posted on social media by her town's mayor, John Curtis, came to her …

Immigration

Jason Chaffetz assails Trump team's private emails as 'tone deaf'

Former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz, a long-time leading GOP critic of Hillary Clinton's email practices, today blasted aides to President Trump …

U.S. Congress

Prayer and Protest

One day early this spring, Silvia Avelar-Flores was shopping for birthday party supplies with her 8-year-old daughter in Salt Lake City when agents …

Religion

Upton inches closer to GOP Senate race

Rep. Fred Upton nears a decision to run for U.S. Senate as GOP donors and activists meet this weekend on Mackinac Island

U.S. Congress

Why "I Don't Know Her" Is Still the Best Celebrity Burn

Rumors of a feud between Martha Stewart and her challenger in domestic goddesshood Gwyneth Paltrow have been in the pumpkin-scented ether for years, but this week on Bravo's <i>Watch What Happens Live</i>, when a caller asked Stewart if, as reported, she was "happy" about claims that Goop had used …

Culture

'There is no possible way you could get me to read that book': Chaffetz fires back after Clinton took a swipe at him in her campaign memoir

Jason Chaffetz, the former Republican representative from Utah and House Oversight Committee chairman, hurled an insult back at Hillary Clinton after the former presidential candidate claimed in her new book that she mistook Chaffetz for then-Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus …

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Nearly 1 in 5 Undergrads Support Violence to Shut Down Speakers Insider

<b>Venezuelan Envoy Compares Trump's UN Speech to Reagan, Thinks It's an Insult</b><p><b>'They Should Be Walking With Blindfolds': Schumer Blasts GOP for 'TrumpCare II' Bill</b><p>On "The Story" last night, Former Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Richard Fowler discussed a new poll from the left-leaning Brookings …

Government Shutdown

Republicans predict Senate ObamaCare repeal would pass House

House Republicans predicted Tuesday that the House will quickly approve the new GOP ObamaCare bill if it can first pass the Senate.<p>Speaker Paul …

House Freedom Caucus

Why I welcome Hillary Clinton's anger and bitterness

As you just might have heard, a certain former government official named Hillary Rodham Clinton has a new book out. Not only that, on the day of its …

Elections

Say, isn’t this a prime example of “deplatforming”?

The Harvard Institute of Politics invited a number of people to be Fellows. It was the usual Wingnut Welfare event, where a collection of unqualified …

Kennedy School of Government

The 15 Funniest Lines in Hillary Clinton's New Book "What Happened"

Magic abs!<p>Hillary Clinton is out of the campaign grinder for good, and that means that she is finally free to let loose and be the person in public that she’s apparently been hiding in private all this time. While it’s no surprise that the former lawyer, First Lady, senator, and Secretary of State …

Hillary Clinton

'What Happened' Perfectly Illustrates Why Clinton Lost—Just Not on Purpose

In trying to reckon with her loss, Hillary Clinton doubles down on the same hollow rhetoric and questionable politics that contributed to it.<p><i>"I'm coming around to the idea that what we need more than anything at this moment in America is what you might call 'radical empathy.'"</i><p><i>— Hillary Rodham</i> …

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‘Fox & Friends’ host tests border-wall flip-flop line for Trump: It’s ‘symbolic’

Don’t be surprised to hear from President Trump that he views his central campaign promise of a glorious border wall as a “symbolic” gesture. Because that convenient flip-flop line has already been presented to the “Fox & Friends” audience.<p>“Has the wall almost become symbolic? I know the president …

Opinion

Susan Rice's explanation for why she 'unmasked' Trump officials raises new questions about Trump's team

Last week, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice told the House Intelligence Committee that she had requested the identities of U.S. citizens …

World Leaders

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton review – entertainingly mean but essentially wrong-headed

There’s nothing careful about this memoir, which throws lots of blame around. But it misses how out of touch Clinton was<p>The announcement of an autopsy by Hillary Clinton of the 2016 election raised a distressing possibility: the defeated candidate was back. After 25 years in the public eye, she …

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Fox & Friends: Maybe Trump Wall Was ‘Symbolic’

<i>Fox & Friends</i> took viewers on a trip down gaslight alley on Thursday, with the show hosts scrambling to make sense of the alleged deal between <b>Donald</b> …

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'Fox & Friends' Host Says Maybe Trump’s Long-Promised Border Wall Was Just 'Symbolic'

One of President Donald Trump’s most popular campaign mantras was “build the wall,” but now, one Fox News host is wondering if that long-held promise …

Donald Trump

Ten things we learned from Hillary Clinton’s book What Happened

Clinton’s memoir holds back little, from her disgust with Donald Trump and his divisive campaign, to what was running through her mind on election night<p>Hillary Clinton’s memoir of her defeat to Donald Trump in the 2016 election has made headlines across the globe for its candid reflections on one …

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