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UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 9:07 a.m.

Spokane County GOP weighs gun raffle at annual fundraiser; Chaffetz to speak

The Spokane County GOP is considering whether to continue raffling guns as part of its annual Lincoln Day fundraiser, said Stephanie Cates, chairwoman of the party.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:38 p.m.

Moderate Utah mayor wins 3-way GOP primary for Chaffetz’s U.S. House seat

The mayor in the Mormon stronghold of Provo won a three-way Republican primary Tuesday in the race to replace former Rep. Jason Chaffetz, putting him on track to clinch the …


Chaffetz, on the way out of Congress, says lawmakers need more money

Jason Chaffetz, having served just a quarter of his current House term, and at the finale of an unusually balky resignation process, recently proposed that the pay and benefits package …


Chaffetz, leaving Congress this week, heading to Fox News

A Republican who is quitting Congress at the end of the week is heading to Fox News.


House GOP taps Rep. Gowdy for oversight committee chairman

Congressman Trey Gowdy has been tapped to lead the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee after Chairman Jason Chaffetz leaves Congress at the end of month.


UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 5:43 p.m.

Utah’s Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced Thursday he will resign from Congress next month, saying a “mid-life crisis” had compelled him to step away from his chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee …


Rep. Chaffetz avoids re-election battle, eyes Utah governor race

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP congressman up for a 2020 run for governor without a damaging re-election …


UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:24 p.m.

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz won’t seek re-election in 2018

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz announced Wednesday he will not run for re-election to his House seat in 2018.


Dana Milbank: Key word missing from speech: Russia

You don’t need to be a partisan Democrat to know that, as former president George W. Bush told NBC, “we all need answers” on Trump’s Russia ties. But the congressional …


Chaffetz seeks charge of ex-Clinton aide in email inquiry

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee is asking the attorney general to pursue criminal charges against a former State Department employee who helped set up Democrat Hillary Clinton’s …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 4:38 p.m.

Chaffetz asks Trump for information about Mar-a-Lago security

Rep. Jason Chaffetz is asking the White House for information about security protocols at Mar-a-Lago after President Donald Trump pored over documents related to North Korea at a table on …


GOP chairman: No oversight talk at White House meeting

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee met with Donald Trump on Tuesday, agreed with the president’s request not to talk about oversight and reiterated that it’s unlikely his …


House Democrats demand Chaffetz probe Trump’s finances

Democrats on Monday made their strongest call to date for a congressional investigation into President-elect Donald Trump’s business entanglements and possible conflicts of interest, asking the GOP’s top House investigator …


Investigate Trump’s potential conflicts of interest, top Dem tells Chaffetz

A leading House Democrat called on Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz to launch an investigation of President-elect Donald Trump’s financial arrangements “to ensure that he does not …


House Republicans are already preparing for ‘years’ of investigations of Clinton

If Republicans retain control of the House, something GOP-friendly maps make possible even in the event of a Trump loss, Clinton will become the first president since George H.W. Bush …


House GOP chairman seeks to censure IRS head

The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has introduced a resolution to censure IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.


Krauthammer: GOP swings, misses at oversight

Inept questioning allows Clinton, others to elude accountability.