Chaffetz not seeking re-election to Congress
He says that after more than 1,500 nights away from home, "it is time" to step aside. Chaffetz now serves as the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman, where his actions affect the whole country. In the wake of the faux pas, Democrat Kathryn Allen, a first time candidate who planned to run against Chaffetz in 2018, raised some $400,000 more than the GOP representative through viral fundraising. But Chaffetz told the Deseret News previous year that he was "convinced" he did not want to seek a Senate seat, instead indicating that he might want to run for governor of the Beehive State in 2020.
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Chaffetz' statement says he isn't ruling out running for elective office in the future, and Republicans believe that this move may be created to help him lay the groundwork for a statewide run soon.
But Chaffetz, who was always thought to have higher political ambitions, left open the door to a future run for office, adding, "I may run again for public office, but not in 2018".
On Capitol Hill, Mr. Chaffetz has shown an opportunistic streak, often rushing toward television cameras with an eager smile.
Trump was still not expected to win the election. "Vote him out", the crowd chanted. And he vowed to investigate Hillary Clinton whether she won or not.
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Instead, as much as perhaps any member of Congress, his fortunes turned considerably with Mr. Trump's victory. Chaffetz only had $403,000 in his account through the end of March. In October, he announced on Twitter that the FBI had reopened its investigation into Clinton. His critics have argued that he has not been almost as vigilant in conducting oversight of President Trump and the apparent conflicts of interest in the current administration.
He's often even stumbled over himself trying to make headlines: over the summer he endorsed Trump only to recant his endorsement in October after it became clear Trump could be a political liability.
"I'm proud to call him a friend", the Ohio Republican said in a statement.
Other controversies had nothing to do with oversight. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that Allen's contributions spiked after Chaffetz appeared on national television and suggested low-income Americans would be able to afford health insurance if they chose to forgo new iPhones, a comment he later tried to walk back.
Prominent congressional Republican Jason Chaffetz announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection in the 2018 midterm elections. Another domain, JasonForGovernor.com, redirects to his congressional campaign page. "There is a name recognition factor that is helpful".
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