Jason Chaffetz
Contributor, Fox News Networks
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Congressman Jason Chaffetz is a Contributor on Fox News Networks and a Fellow at Harvard at the Kennedy School, Institute of Politics.

Jason Chaffetz was elected to Congress in 2008 and selected by his peers to be a Chairman in the House of Representatives—only the fifth time in 100 years a three-term Representative ascended to such a position.

As Chairman of the powerful Oversight & Government Reform Committee, he led investigations into the United States Secret Service, the Department of Education I.T. vulnerabilities, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Benghazi terrorist attack, misuse of classified information by Hillary Clinton, Fast & Furious, and the IRS scandal. Congressman Chaffetz left Congress in June 2017.

Prior to Congress he was Chief of Staff to the Governor of Utah.  A former football player on the Brigham Young University Football Team, he earned his BA in Communications in 1989 and then joined the local business community for 16 years before entering the public sector.

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  • The American Spirit
    The United States of America is the greatest country on the face of the planet. The generations before us made the sacrifices, did the work, overcame adversity, and beat the odds to build the USA into the superpower it is today. But is time for a new generation to step up and take the mantle of responsibility, face challenges unlike any before, and make the American Dream a possibility for everyone, no matter your background or station in life. Congressman Chaffetz shares the stories of inspiration and lays out the challenges ahead for our times.
  • President Trump - Tweets & Beats
    Congressman Chaffetz provides insight to today’s biggest issues and topics. Leaning on his eight years in Congress and his more recent personal interactions with the previous and current President, Congressman Chaffetz provides perspective to what is really happening, and not happening, in Washington D.C. From the latest on Twitter to the beat of the nation, he does it for Fox News and he will convey the same candor with your audience. The Congressman will share personal stories, analysis, predictions and answer questions from the audience.
  • Oversight - What Really Happened
    Benghazi, IRS, Fast & Furious, the Hillary Clinton email scandal, and more. Congressman Chaffetz, as the Chairman of the Oversight & Government Reform Committee in the House of Representatives gives the details, tells what happened behind the scenes, and lays out the biggest cases you’ve heard from Washington D.C. over the past eight years. He shares the rest of the story that needs to be told.
  • The Hardest Things in Life are Often the Best Things in Life
    Congressman Chaffetz shares personal stories of inspiration and overcoming struggles in an uplifting, memorable, and inspirational talk sure to stir your emotions. He shares his own life struggles, his family’s battle with cancer, his pro-life perspective, and how the younger generation needs to learn the value of the blessings they have in their own lives.
  • I.T. Does Not Understand D.C., and D.C. Does Not Understand I.T.
    Congressman Chaffetz delivers a unique perspective on the state of I.T. in today's marketplace and how the federal government will play a much bigger role in your future than you ever thought possible. The federal government spends nearly $90 billion annually on I.T. and it does not work. Congress and the administration will restructure this segment of the greater I.T. industry. But government, as it often does, will also likely implement legislation, executive orders, and governing practices via regulations that will dramatically effect the overall industry, opening new markets and closing the doors on others. It is happening now and you better understand it. Congressman Chaffetz, as Chairman of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, created the first I.T. subcommittee in Congress and had prime jurisdiction for I.T. throughout government. He will address procurement, regulations, privacy, emerging technologies, personnel/immigration, cyber security, and what is happening behind closed doors.
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