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Fox News Has A New Contributor: Soon-To-Be Former Rep. Jason Chaffetz

The Utah congressman, who will resign from the House of Representatives on June 30, has a new gig.
Posted at 7:29 PM, Jun 28, 2017

Rep. Jason Chaffetz may be leaving Capitol Hill, but he won't be leaving the public eye. 

The Utah congressman will be joining Fox News as a contributor July 1 — the day after he officially resigns from the House of Representatives.

Chaffetz has served in Congress since 2009 and chaired the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

He cited time away from his family and a desire to return to the private sector as reasons for not seeking re-election and leaving his term early.

Chaffetz's new career offering political analysis isn't unexpected. He previously had his own communications firm and served as former Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr.'s campaign manager and chief of staff. 

And there have been rumors that he'd be joining Fox News since he announced in May that he'd be leaving Congress early.