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 2017-01-16 18:00 

Daily Kos

Jason Chaffetz flips middle finger to the American people: 'No,' he won't hold Trump accountable... +

Alternative headlines for this piece: 1) Why is Congressman Chaffetz investigating the federal ethics chief for doing his job? 2) Now that Chaffetz has no Democrats to investigate, he's taking aim at public servants But frankly, none of these headlines...

 2017-01-15 17:02 

Crooks and Liars

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Says He Never Goes On 'Fishing Trips' To Investigate Politicians... +

After publicly bullying Walt Shaub from the OGE for questioning Donald Trump's non-compliance to government ethics, Rep. Jason Chaffetz laughingly told ABC host George Stephanopoulos three times he doesn't go on "fishing expeditions" to investigate politi...

 2017-01-15 16:06 

Washington Examiner

Chaffetz refuses Democrats' call for Trump 'fishing expedition'... +

The leader of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Sunday refused to bend to Democratic calls for investigation into President-elect Trump's possible conflicts of interest. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said he won't be pressured int...

 2017-01-15 14:13 

ABC News (US)

‘This Week’ Transcript 1-15-17: Reince Priebus, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Rep. Jason Chaffetz... +

A rush transcript for "This Week" on January 15, 2017....

 2017-01-14 19:53 

KSL.com Salt Lake City

Chaffetz criticized for going after federal ethics official who spoke out against Trump... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, drew criticism Friday for going after the federal ethics official who spoke out against President-elect Donald Trump's handling of potential conflicts of interest....

 2017-01-14 12:00 

Salon

Sorry, liberals: Donald Trump really means what he says and plans to silence and intimidate dissenters... +

Trump seeks to divide and conquer the media, while congressional allies like Jason Chaffetz go after critics...

 2017-01-14 08:01 

Stamford Advocate

GOP lawmakers go after ethics official who criticized Trump... +

Democrats slammed the move, saying GOP lawmakers are trying to intimidate an independent watchdog for having the temerity to challenge Trump's business arrangements. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, has summoned...

 2017-01-14 02:15 

Chicago Tribune

Trump's business ties prompt showdown between ethics office, Republicans... +

President-elect Donald Trump's refusal to divest from his global business empire has provoked a showdown in Washington over government ethics, pitting a small federal agency tasked with preventing conflicts of interest against the incoming administration ...

 2017-01-14 02:00 

Crooks and Liars

Jason Chaffetz Strong Arms Head Of Government Ethics Over Trump's Phony Blind Trust Plans... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who turned his role as the House Oversight Committee Chairman into a detective agency dedicated to smearing Hillary over Benghazi, now appears to turning into Donald Trump's own version of the Stasi, and plans to meet with Walter Shau...

 2017-01-14 01:50 

Stamford Advocate

Legislador cita a director de tica que critic a Trump... +

Legislador cita a director de tica que critic a Trump El legislador republicano Jason Chaffetz, de Utah, y presidente del Comit de Supervisin de la Cmara de Representantes, ha citado a Walter Shaub Jr., el director de la Oficina de Etica Gubernamental, p...

 2017-01-14 00:35 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

After Tweets, House Oversight Chair Looking Into Ethics Office... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz sent a letter to the director of the Office of Government Ethics on Thursday....

 2017-01-13 23:06 

San Francisco Chronicle

Ethics chief summoned over Trump criticism... +

WASHINGTON A top House Republican is accusing the head of a federal ethics office of abusing his position for having the temerity to challenge President-elect Donald Trumps ethics. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said he ...

 2017-01-13 22:17 

The Daily Beast

Chaffetz Just Wants Ethics Director to Chill Out... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz said he didnt threaten the Office of Government Ethics, he just wants them to back off President-Elect Trump who has done nothing wrong. ...

 2017-01-13 22:11 

ABC News (US)

Sunday on ‘This Week’: Reince Priebus, Bernie Sanders, and Jason Chaffetz... +

With less than a week until President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, come to “This Week” Sunday. Plus, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Chair of the House O...

 2017-01-13 19:47 

Newsmax

Chaffetz Threatens Ethics Group With Subpoena Over Trump Criticism... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, warned the head of an independent federal ethics watchdog group that he may be subpoenaed if he refuses an interview after questioning president-elect Donald Trump's commitment to clearing any conflicts of interest....

 2017-01-13 19:44 

Washington Free Beacon

Jason Chaffetz Threatens Investigation Into Government Ethics Monitor... +

Republican House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah) threatened an investigation into the federal government's top ethics watchdog on Thursday after the group publicly questioned Do...

 2017-01-13 19:10 

Salon

Donald Trumps corruption enablers: Congressional Republicans target the ethics watchdogs... +

Jason Chaffetz believes that speaking out against corruption is more of a problem than actual corruption...

 2017-01-13 19:06 

Washington Examiner

White House slams Chaffetz for 'embarrassing' tenure... +

White House press secretary Josh Earnest tore into House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz on Friday after the Utah Republican threatened to investigate the federal government's top ethics official this week. Chaffetz accused Walter Shaub Jr...

 2017-01-13 18:57 

The Hill

Chaffetz may subpoena ethics chief ... +

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says he may subpoena the director of the Office of Government Ethics if he refuses to appear for an interview....

 2017-01-13 18:23 

The Hill

White House blasts Chaffetz for threatening to subpoena ethics watchdog... +

Ethic director is doing the job that Jason Chaffetz himself is refusing to do," White House spokesman says....

 2017-01-13 17:36 

CNN

[ Politics ]

House Oversight chair invites head of government ethics office to meet with committee... +

Rather than investigate potential conflicts of interest posed by Donald Trump's businesses, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz has asked the head of the Office of Government Ethics, who has been vocally critical of Trump, to meet with t...

 2017-01-13 17:05 

The Hill

WATCH: Chaffetz says FBI review not politically motivated... +

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says the inspector general review into the FBIs handling of its investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use is not motivated by politics....

 2017-01-13 16:18 

Stamford Advocate

House Republican summons ethics chief over Trump criticism... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said he wants answers from Walter Shaub Jr., the director of the Office of Government Ethics, who has issued a scathing review of Trump's plan to turn over control of his business to his ...

 2017-01-13 15:53 

AlterNet.org

Jason Chaffetz Betrays His Subservience to Trump with Shameless New Attack... +

We cannot rely on Republican officials to hold the president-elect to account....

 2017-01-13 15:53 

AlterNet.org

Jason Chaffetz Just Revealed His Total Subservience to Donald Trump... +

We cannot rely on Republican officials to hold the president-elect to account....

 2017-01-13 15:38 

LawNewz

GOP Congressman Implies Ethics Office Might Shutdown After Bizarre Twitter Incident... +

The Chairman of the House Oversight Committee demanded on Thursday demanded an interview with the federal governments ethics watchdog over allegedly...

 2017-01-13 15:38 

LawNewz

GOP Congressman Implies Ethics Office Might Shutdown After Bizarre Twitter Incident... +

The Chairman of the House Oversight Committee demanded on Thursday demanded an interview with the federal governments ethics watchdog over allegedly...

 2017-01-13 12:30 

Salon

Jason Chaffetz threatens federal ethics head who denounced Donald Trumps meaningless divestment... +

Republicans are falling in line with Trump's beliefs and going super-partisan...

 2017-01-13 11:04 

The Daily Beast

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Hints at Probe of Gov’t Ethics Office... +

Condemns govt watchdogs Trump comments....

 2017-01-13 05:34 

NY Times

[ National News ]

G.O.P. Lawmaker Hints at Investigating Ethics Chief Critical of Trump... +

Representative Jason Chaffetz said Walter M. Shaub Jr., the director of the Office of Government Ethics, blurred the line between public relations and official ethics guidance....

 2017-01-13 05:00 

The Huffington Post

Republicans Threaten Government Ethics Official Who Criticized Trump... +

Leading the charge: Jason Chaffetz, who once said he'd be unable to look his daughter in the eye if he supported Trump....

 2017-01-13 03:37 

Washington Examiner

Jason Chaffetz: Ethics office not acting ethically... +

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee is questioning the ethics of the Office of Government Ethics after its top official condemned Donald Trump's plan to avoid conflicts of interest as president. Speaking in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, OG...

 2017-01-12 22:41 

Newsmax

Rep. Chaffetz 'Wholeheartedly' Backs DOJ on FBI's Clinton Email Probe... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz told CNN on Thursday that he "wholeheartedly" supported an investigation by the Justice Department's inspector general regarding the FBI and its probe of Hillary Clinton's private email use....

 2017-01-12 21:45 

LifeZette

Congressmen Demand Investigation into DHS Georgia Hack... +

Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Jody Hice sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth on Thursday demanding an official investigation into alleged attempts by DHS to hack the State of Georgias firewall. We request you investigate...

 2017-01-12 21:31 

MSNBC

Questions on both sides of aisle over FBI...... +

House Oversight Chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, says he supports the Justice Department Inspector General's probe into the FBI's actions before the election....

 2017-01-12 05:00 

Politico

Chaffetz threatens to subpoena federal ethics watchdog over Trump criticism... +

He seems to be acting prematurely at best, without doing investigations or thorough looks, Sen. Jason Chaffetz said in an interview....

 2017-01-12 01:49 

The Daily Caller

Chaffetz Cries Foul On Obama's Last-Minute Federal Hiring Spree... +

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz is concerned about agencies' last-minute hiring flurry before Jan. 20....

 2017-01-11 19:34 

The Daily Caller

Chaffetz Cries Foul On Obama's Last-Minute Federal Hiring Spree... +

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz is concerned about agencies' last-minute hiring flurry before Jan. 20....

 2017-01-11 17:22 

Washington Examiner

Chaffetz: Time to kick federal agencies out of DC... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, has introduced a resolution calling on the federal government to relocate some federal agencies outside of Washington, D.C. Government needs to be closer to the people it regulates, he said Tuesday. As it stands, decision make...

 2017-01-10 23:32 

RT.com

Clinton email investigation not going away House Oversight chair... +

Hillary Clintons problems arent going away, according to House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz, who has vowed to continue the investigation into her use of a private email server. ...

 2017-01-10 23:21 

MSNBC

Rep. Chaffetz vows to continue Clinton...... +

House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R- Utah, joins to discuss his intention to continue a probe into Hillary Clinton's emails....

 2017-01-10 21:12 

KSL.com Salt Lake City

Chaffetz plans to block new D.C. assisted suicide law... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is planning to use congressional authority to try to block a new Washington, D.C., law allowing doctors to help end the lives of terminally ill patients....

 2017-01-10 20:21 

National Review

Chaffetz Attempt to Block DC Assisted Suicide... +

The radical Washington DC City Council legalized assisted suicide--in a poor city where many lack adequate access to quality health care.Now Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) plans to block the bill from becoming law. From the Washington Post story:Rep. J...

 2017-01-10 16:30 

Reason.com

Congressman Attempts to Meddle in D.C.s New Assisted Suicide Law... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) previously attempted to interfere in Washington, D.C.'s legalization of recreational marijuana use, warning City Council...

 2017-01-10 16:09 

Newsmax

WashPost: Chaffetz Committee Plans Broad Agenda Affecting Federal Workers... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is planning on instituting a wide-scale series of changes affecting federal workers, The Washington Post reports....

 2017-01-10 14:42 

Talking Points Memo

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Says He'll Block DC's 'Death With Dignity' Bill ... +
 2017-01-10 10:26 

New York Magazine

Jason Chaffetz Continues Clinton Email Probe, Hasn’t Mulled Trump Conflicts of Interest... +

If issues arise with the president-elect, he'll investigate but for now he's more focused on emails....

 2017-01-10 09:59 

Salon

Jason Chaffetz will still investigate President Obama and Hillary Clinton, ignore Donald Trumps conflicts of interest... +

Chaffetz throws fits over Obama's national monument, but somehow doesn't notice Trump's conflicts of interest...

 2017-01-10 07:55 

Newsmax

House Oversight Chair Chaffetz Won't Be GOP 'Cheerleader'... +

GOP House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz says he is not going to be a cheerleader for President-elect Donald Trump, conceding working under a Republican commander-in-chief is a big test for me. ...

 2017-01-10 02:18 

WABC-TV NY

Congressional Panel Will Continue to Probe Clinton Emails... +

Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he won't be a 'cheerleader'; for Trump....

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