US Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is walking away from politics and Congress that is departing when term expires in 2018. In an announcement posted to Facebook, the home Oversight Committee chairman said he’s after the path he is long championed: that general public service should really be for the limited time and not turn into a lifetime career.
US Rep. Jason Chaffetz has taken in enough of Congress, and that’s just fine with online gambling advocates.
Chaffetz’ departure is good news for on line gambling. The Utahan is a leading sponsor of anti-internet gaming legislation, primarily his authoring and introducing of RAWA, the Restoration of America’s Wire Act.
Though RAWA gained traction that is little Congress (despite billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s attempted persuasion through campaign bucks), Chaffetz saying he’s leaving town is just a welcomed development to many online gamblers and casino operators that are invested in internet gaming.
The Republican legislator has ver quickly become a star that is rising the GOP in recent years, as he’s overseen the Congressional investigation into Hillary Clinton’s utilization of a personal e-mail host during her time as US Secretary of State. Chaffetz grilled the former First Lady and Democratic presidential candidate, and the scrutiny provided plenty of headlines and talking points for Republicans and Donald Trump during the recent electi Continue reading “US Representative Jason Chaffetz, Online Gambling Antagonist, Won’t Seek Reelection to Congress”