Comey-Probing Congressman Announces Early Resignation From Politics

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Juat a month after comments that he had begun exploring employment possibilities outside of Congress, Politico reports Rep. Jason Chaffetz is expected announce today that he is resigning before the end of this congressional term, according to three sources familiar with his plans.

As Politico details, Chaffetz did not respond to a request for comment Wednesday evening or Thursday morning.

Multiple sources say he will leave Congress on June 30.

 

Chaffetz, 50, is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the top investigative body in the chamber.

 

He recently subpoenaed James Comey’s memos, and invited the fired FBI director to testify next week before his panel.

Additionally, the U.S. prosecutor overseeing price-fixing probes is said to step-down…(via Bloomberg)

Brent Snyder, the head of criminal enforcement at the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust division, is stepping down, according to two people familiar with the matter.


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