Chaffetz led a almost two-year investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, continuing the inquiry even after the 2016 election. Before the election, Chaffetz and other Republicans on the committee were quietly preparing to investigate Clinton's emails for potentially years but have since let the investigation go by the wayside.
"I have long advocated public service should be for a limited time and not a lifetime or full career", he continued.
Kathryn Allen, a Democrat who recently announced she would run against Chaffetz in the 2018 election, said she was surprised at his decision, but hopes it means a better future for what could be her congressional district. But Chaffetz has been reluctant do so, despite getting an earful from his constituents during a February town hall meeting. "The more I'm here, the more I'm convinced I don't want to be in the United States Senate", Chaffetz said. Chaffetz only had $403,000 in his account through the end of March.
"Americans have choices", he responded.
He also sparked anger when he said that perhaps under the GOP's proposed health care bill, folks should just choose between a new iPhone or coverage. "I would take a serious, serious look at running for governor", Chaffetz told the Deseret News in 2016.
Chaffetz attained national political stardom at the helm of several investigations into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, and has stood out among Republicans in Congress for his staunch, often casual defense of Donald Trump, amid concerns that Trump's ongoing ties to his businesses pose an ethical conundrum-often from his own party. Chaffetz won 73 percent of the vote last fall, and Trump won the district by 24 points.
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. Has it been merely partisan hackery, or has Chaffetz had a more specific reason?
In Utah, officials have begun running informal scenarios on how and when to hold a special election should Chaffetz resign, but have not been formally notified of the congressman's intentions, Mark Thomas, the state's director of elections, told Reuters.
"It's still somewhat surprising to me", Karpowitz said.
A driver says he's lucky to be alive after his vehicle became wedged under a truck and was dragged four miles up the Cajon Pass. As Steimke drives up and pulls over, another vehicle could be seen braking in front of the truck, forcing him to stop.
Frenchman Kante has gone from strength to strength at Stamford Bridge and is in line to win his second title in as many years. I believe we can do something in the Champions League '. "I have won trophies around Europe, but never the title".
On Friday, the Arkansas Supreme Court halted Ward's execution after lawyers for the inmate argued he was mentally incompetent. Rutledge spokesman Judd Deere said the office still holds the option to appeal the McGehee decision.
Lady Gaga's performance at Coachella was always destined to be unforgettable, and the singer didn't disappoint. That title was originally set to go to Beyoncé, but she pulled out in February due to her pregnancy.
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Palestinian prisoners and detainees are staging a mass open-ended hunger strike to protest their conditions in Israeli prisons. Palestinian prisoners have launched one of the biggest hunger strikes in recent years in a protest against prison conditions.
At 11-for-14 from the floor and 9-for-9 from the line, Leonard now has a 89.1% true shooting percentage through one playoff game. If Mike Conley and Marc Gasol continue to receive no help from teammates, Memphis can go ahead and get their fishing rods ready.
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Alongside the new teaser video, Disney has also shared some details about a "remote village" that will form part of the parks. EA has released the first official trailer for the sequel to Star Wars Battlefront .
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North Korea on "Maximum Alert"
Ms Bishop supported the U.S. change of strategy and said all options were on the table, including military action. South Korea hosts 28,500 USA troops to counter the threat from the North.