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    Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    Not only will he Not run in 2018, looks like he may be stepping down.
    He's apparently seen and heard enough.. or the handwriting on the wall.
    It's ugly out there/here.

    Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early
    Congressman is top Republican on House Oversight committee
    By Natalie Andrews
    Updated April 20, 2017 1:54 p.m. ET
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/utah-pr...rly-1492708616
    WASHINGTON—Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the Republican who leads the House committee primarily responsible for conducting oversight and investigations of the federal government, said Thursday he may leave Congress before his term ends, a day after announcing he would not run for re-election in 2018.

    “My future plans are not yet finalized but I haven’t ruled out the possibility of leaving early,” he said. “In the meantime, I still have a job to do and I have no plans to take my foot off the gas.“

    Meanwhile, Utah officials have begun preparing for a special election to replace him, said Lieutenant Gov. Spencer Cox.
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    Should Mr. Chaffetz leave the job early, he would be the Second Republican to step aside from a role Monitoring the Trump administration.".."
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    Re: Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    It's possible Chaffetz has seen clear, convincing evidence of Trump committing treason.. And he wants to distance himself as far as possible away from the current administration before they go down.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mac77 View Post
    It could add fuel to the leftwing attacks on cops that was started by obama when he was president
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    Re: Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    Quote Originally Posted by Winston View Post
    It's possible Chaffetz has seen clear, convincing evidence of Trump committing treason.. And he wants to distance himself as far as possible away from the current administration before they go down.


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    Lol......

    If there was " convincing evidence " we would know about it by now.

    It would have been leaked months ago
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    Re: Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    Quote Originally Posted by Winston View Post
    It's possible Chaffetz has seen clear, convincing evidence of Trump committing treason.. And he wants to distance himself as far as possible away from the current administration before they go down.


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    It could be just as likely that the House kitchen only stocks cherry popsicles and Chaffetz hates those, so he's leaving to get a better choice of frozen treat.
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    Re: Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    Quote Originally Posted by Moon View Post
    It could be just as likely that the House kitchen only stocks cherry popsicles and Chaffetz hates those, so he's leaving to get a better choice of frozen treat.
    If that were a sarcastic post (and at first thought it must be), it might make sense.
    As it stands, it's ridiculous.


    EDIT to below. (#6)
    No, it still makes No sense.
    Chafetz' position in the Congress makes his Rush to leave all the more telling.

    EDIT 2:
    Moon posts (now #8) still making NO sense.
    I'm not going to waste 5 more posts and Ruin the string quality on his nonsense/popsicle 'replies.'
    Last edited by mbig; 04-20-17 at 04:37 PM.
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    Re: Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    Quote Originally Posted by mbig View Post
    If that were a sarcastic post it might makes sense.
    As it stands, it's ridiculous.
    As is the post I was responding to.

    Get it yet?
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    Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    Quote Originally Posted by Moon View Post
    It could be just as likely that the House kitchen only stocks cherry popsicles and Chaffetz hates those, so he's leaving to get a better choice of frozen treat.
    It's preferable to stop at 7/11 for your favorite brand of popsickle, on your way to The Capitol Building than order them on commissary from a correctional facility.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mac77 View Post
    It could add fuel to the leftwing attacks on cops that was started by obama when he was president
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    Re: Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    Quote Originally Posted by mbig View Post
    If that were a sarcastic post (and at first thought it must be), it might make sense.
    As it stands, it's ridiculous.


    EDIT to below.
    No, it still makes No sense.
    Chafetz' position in the Congress makes his Rush to leave all the more telling.
    It makes perfect sense if all one is engaged in is pointless, mindless speculation.

    Get it yet?
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    Re: Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    Quote Originally Posted by Winston View Post
    It's preferable to stop at 7/11 for your favorite brand of popsickle, on your way to The Capitol Building than order them on commissary from a correctional facility.


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    I agree. Correctional facilities only stock those horrible off brand popsicles and not the genuine article.
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    Re: Utah Prepares Special Election as Rep. Chaffetz Says He May Step Down Early

    Quote Originally Posted by Winston View Post
    It's possible Chaffetz has seen clear, convincing evidence of Trump committing treason.. And he wants to distance himself as far as possible away from the current administration before they go down.


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    Anything is possible. It's possible he wants to be governor, which IMO is the most likely scenario, and leaving early would only hurt him. He should finish out his term.
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