The rumors are now confirmed: Utah Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz, who is retiring from Congress this Friday, will be joining Fox News as a political analysis contributor, effective Saturday, the day following his retirement.
Fox published a news release Wednesday cofirming that Chaffetz will be joining the network.
The announcement said Chaffetz will be in a contributor role, offering political analysis across FNC and FOX Business Network’s daytime and primetime programming, starting July 1st.
Chaffetz, 50, was elected to Congress in 2008, and has served as the Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, was a member of the House Judiciary Committee, and served on the Homeland Security Committee.
When he announced his plans to retire, Chaffetz said he wants to spend more time with his family, and wanted to “get off the crazy train.”
FOX has signed Jason Chaffetz as a contributor, per release -> pic.twitter.com/FEAwEqk7DR
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