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Is Chaffetz Eyeing The Exits Because Trump Is Going ...

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Does Jason Chaffetz know something we don’t about the Trump Administration? Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. http://tytnetwork.com/go

"Wednesday’s announcement by Rep. Jason Chaffetz that he will retire from Congress next year appears to have taken even senior Republicans both in Washington and his home state of Utah by surprise. Chaffetz has been a rising star in the House GOP caucus and has a powerful position as head of the Oversight Committee.

So why step down now?

As it happens, there are several possible explanations, ranging from the silly to the obvious. Which one is correct? As Peggy Noonan once said in another context, it would be irresponsible not to speculate. Hey, she’s a Pulitzer Prize winner.

He is facing pressure because of the investigations of Russia’s ties to the presidential election.

The least likely explanation, unless we really are all living inside a spy novel sitting on an airport newsstand.”*

Read more here: http://www.salon.com/2017/04/20/why-is-jason-chaffetz-running-away-a-rising-republican-star-just-doesnt-retire-from-congress-for-nothing/


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