Utah Republican Party Chairman James Evans said Utah is "blessed" with many people who could step up to continue the "good work" Chaffetz is doing. While he's sitting out next year's elections, he told the Washington Post in February that he was "leaning toward" running for governor of Utah in 2020. And Mr. Chaffetz had also acquired a primary challenger: Damian W. Kidd, a lawyer and another newcomer who accused the congressman of caring more about himself than his district.
"I'm trying to leave the door open for possibilities down the road", he said.
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He did send a letter to the Office of Government Ethics after White House adviser Kellyanne Conway endorsed Ivanka Trump's retail brand during a cable news interview. "Vote him out", the crowd chanted.
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Bayern were left incensed, though, as Ronaldo's second and third goals were clearly offside. And Vidal was less than impressed with Kassai's performance at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Still, we of course don't know the real reasons for his decision - and though it's too early to say if this is a trend, it could be a harbinger of Republican worry about running for reelection in the era of Trump.
Instead, as much as perhaps any member of Congress, his fortunes turned considerably with Mr. Trump's victory.
"[Donald Trump's] already rich", Chaffetz said in March.
In a statement posted to his Facebook page, Chaffetz thanked his constituents for allowing him to represent them in Congress, explaining he'll be exiting government life to pursue opportunities in the private sector and spend more time with his family.
But with Trump's surprise win, Chaffetz is without a foil. Many of those donations are reportedly from out-of-state contributors (including Rosie O'Donnell, who has tweeted her support) attempting, however improbably, to flip Chaffetz's historically Republican seat to blue.
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The senators' letter further details that the action is leaving farmers with hard decisions about the future of their farms. Waivers and exemptions have been "abused greatly", a US senior official told reporters Monday.
"It's the nature of being the committee chairman to conduct oversight of the administration", he said a year ago, describing his role as a pursuit of facts, not a political agenda.
After Trump was inaugurated, Chaffetz rather provocatively suggested that he planned to remain a national figure because of Clinton, not Trump.
But he refused to look into contacts that Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, had with a Russian official amid suspicions that Moscow played a role in influencing the US elections.
Other controversies had nothing to do with oversight.
It's an odd move for a man who has made his name in just the last couple of months.
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Mr Mattis said Sunday's missile test had not involved an intercontinental ballistic missile but had still been reckless. The US has military forces in South Korea on a permanent basis, and routinely threatens the North with military action.
Since his first run for Congress in 2008, Chaffetz consistently won his heavily Republican district by margins of 40 to 50 percent. Chaffetz proudly refused to use campaign funds to feed state delegates, as is traditional in the process of currying favor.