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Jason Chaffetz        

Fox News Contributor; Best-Selling Author; Former U.S. Congressman

Former Congressman Jason Chaffetz is a Fox News Channel contributor and a former Fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University.

Chaffetz was elected to Congress in 2008 and served until 2017. He was selected by his peers to be a Chairman of the powerful Oversight & Government Reform Committee, where he led investigations into the United States Secret Service, the Department of Education I.T. vulnerabilities, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Benghazi terrorist attack, Fast & Furious and the IRS scandal.

Prior to Congress, he was Chief of Staff to the Governor of Utah. A former placekicker on the Brigham Young University Football Team, he earned his BA in Communications in 1989 and then joined the local business community for 16 years before entering the public sector.

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Chaffetz will leave Congress June 30; Gowdy favored as next House ...

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Thursday that he will leave Congress on June 30, citing “big changes in his life” in a public letter to constituents. “Julie and I are facing the reality of being empty nesters,” he wrote. “All of us, it appears, are ready to begin a new ...

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