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Witch Hunter Jason Chaffetz Says Trump Deserves a Break

JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

House Republican Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said it's time to stop "going after" people with endless investigations and Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz seems to agree, at least for now.

Chaffetz broke his vow of silence yesterday and said he wants to give Trump time to settle in before investigating him. After all, there's still the matter of the email server nothingburger to look into.

While Rep. Jason Chaffetz is holding off on Trump, the four-term Utah lawmaker pledges to continue investigating Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

"There are some outstanding issues floating out there that will still take some time," Chaffetz said in an interview on Thursday.

Chaffetz said it's only fair to wait until Trump becomes president before looking at potential conflicts involving his global business empire.

One could hardly forget the words of Chaffetz who, just before the election, pledged to spend years investigating Hillary Clinton if she wins.

Chaffetz said a Clinton presidency would be a "target rich environment," but he's not willing to even speculate what Trump may be guilty of even though Trump's offenses are already apparent.

In the event that Chaffetz actually investigates Trump or his cabinet, it will not be a rigorous investigation and it certainly won't drag on for as long as Benghazi, or Fast and Furious, or the fake IRS scandal.

  • muselet

    “Outstanding issues.” Right.

    –alopecia

    • Qahir Makhani

      Such as the fact that Chaffetz, Gowdy and co are part of Congress?

      • muselet

        Well, that’s certainly an issue for the rest of us …

        –alopecia

  • Badgerite

    Seriously? Oh lord, they can’t even pretend that they actually care about real corruption.

  • Aynwrong

    Hey, that dead horse ain’t gonna beat itself.