Outgoing GOP Congressman Picks Up Gig at Fox News

  • Source: CNN
  • by: Tom Kludt
Outgoing GOP Congressman Picks Up Gig at Fox News
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Jason Chaffetz is exchanging his House committee chairmanship for a role on Fox News.

The network announced Wednesday that Chaffetz, a Republican congressman from Utah who announced last month that he will resign from Congress at the end of June, will join in a contributor role.

Chaffetz, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, had been linked to a gig at Fox since announcing in April that he did not intend to seek re-election in 2018. A report in The Washingtonian cited two Republican lawmakers who said Chaffetz had discussed taking a job at the network.

On Wednesday, Fox made it official, and provided clarity on what exactly his role will be. Chaffetz will begin serving as a contributor on July 1, and will provide analysis on Fox's daytime and primetime programming.
 Source: CNN

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