"I turned 50, I'm sleeping on a cot", Chaffetz said of his life as a congressman in Washington. "I'm not the only one who can do this job". Chaffetz also told constituents, "We feel my time in congress has been well spent, but it now seems the right time to turn the page".
Earlier this week, Chaffetz tweeted that he had invited Comey to testify at a hearing set for next week.
Chaffetz was often criticized for being slow to investigate allegations against the president, including questions about his campaign's ties to Russian Federation and conflicts of interests related to Trump's businesses.
Jason Chaffetz says he's not sure if documents exist to confirm that President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down the FBI investigation into ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
"I do think in the light of day, in a public setting he should be able to tell us about not only the materials, if they're there, and I question whether or not they're actually there", Chaffetz said.
Asked Thursday whether he had any regrets about his time in Congress, Chaffetz said he would like to have completed more investigations.
He was first elected to represent Utah's 3rd Congressional District in 2008 and won four separate re-election campaigns by wide margins.
Democrat Al Green calls for Trump's impeachment Another Democrat, Representative Al Green, yesterday called for Mr Trump's impeachment on the House floor. Chaffetz told Pelley he wants the hearing with Comey to do the hearing "as publicly as we possibly can".
Various news outlets have reported that Chaffetz is planning to step down from office soon to pursue an opportunity with Fox News Channel.
None of the Republicans running for office should expect an endorsement from Chaffetz until a nominee has been selected, he said.
A top Utah state lawmaker says that U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz is expected to leave office by the end of June.
Under the House GOP's rules limiting chairmen to three two-year terms, Chaffetz could have kept the Oversight gavel through 2020.
After Trump won the election, Chaffetz became a lightning rod for criticism that Republicans weren't aggressively policing Trump.
In an appearance on Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight,"Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said Mueller is "as good as it gets" and that his credentials are "impeccable", but anxious that the investigation will be politically exploited by Democrats on a daily basis.
Chaffetz spent years conducting investigations into Benghazi, created to attack Hillary Clinton, but has bristled at providing the most basic oversight of President Donald Trump.
Asked if he trusted Comey or Trump, Amash replied: "I think it's pretty clear I have confidence in Director Comey". Comey about why, if this happened as he allegedly describes, why didn't he take action at the time? ".
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While Microsoft complained about the NSA stockpiling cyber weapons, it has reportedly stockpiled patches, The Register reported . The attack has been very severe in some regions that some countries need much time to come back to the normal track.
According to a statement , Manning was released from the US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, at about 2 am. The military court had charged that in releasing the information to the public, adversaries also could learn from it.
The Justice Department said Mueller has resigned from his job at a private law firm to take the job of special counsel. The Trump-Russia probe has been a hot topic practically since the presidential campaigns were still running.
Some will mourn, some will cheer, but there is no doubt that Roger Ailes left his imprint on the Media establishment in America. According to some media personalities, former Fox News Chief Roger Ailes is responsible for the rise of President Donald Trump.
"We've got to actually remake the Labour party", Field told Politico while campaigning in his Birkenhead constituency. But the latest seem to show Labour narrowing closer to the Tories following the release of their manifesto on Tuesday.
Abbas, on the other hand, condemned terrorism and said he has agreed with United States to end conflict with Israel. Modi said on Tuesday that India has been "unwavering in its support of the Palestinian cause".
Study to test if Zika kills brain cancer
Zika virus infection in pregnancy causes severe disability in babies by attacking stem cells in the developing brain. It's been used to test pregnant women whose babies can develop brain damage if the mothers are infected with Zika.
You'll soon be able to dump your mobile provider by text
Under the plans, people and businesses would only need to send a free text message to the provider they wish to leave. Customers would be able to follow this process whether they were taking their mobile number with them or not.
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Sky News US Correspondent Amanda Walker said: "Democrats had been calling for a special prosecutor to be appointed". Kelly, the secretary of the Homeland Security, about the significance of leadership, character and the rule of law.
Trump to embark on first overseas trip
On May 21, President Trump will attend the Arab Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Convention Center in Riyadh . One thing we're going to see is the first road test of what "American First" means on the worldwide stage.
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Voting, governance and clerical power in Iran
Raisi also has promised monthly cash payments to the poor, a populist move that's been popular with Iranian voters in the past. The former, current President Hassan Rouhani, urged Iran's powerful elite Revolutionary Guards not to meddle in the election.
USA extends Iran nuke sanctions relief, adds other sanctions
The Trump administration will have to waive more sanctions next month, should it wish to maintain the historic nuclear deal. Some of that technology employs components provided by three Chinese companies, which were also listed for sanctions.
Germany ready to make reforms in EU, Merkel says
Macron was finance minister in the previous Socialists Government before resigning to set up his own En Marche centrist party. About potential changes on the main EU treaties, Merkel said the union can not resist the transformations across the world.
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