The Trump administration announced on Tuesday it is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months.
Jason Chaffetz is a Fox News contributor offering political analysis across Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network's daytime and primetime programming.
Prior to joining FNC, Chaffetz represented Utah’s Third Congressional District as a Republican, beginning in November 2008 until his resignation on June 30, 2017.
During his time as a congressman, he served as the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and was a member of the House Judiciary Committee. He also served on the Homeland Security Committee.
Additionally, Chaffetz had an integral role in many government investigations, including the Fast and Furious gun-running scandal, the Benghazi terrorist attack, the IRS targeting scandal and the Secret Service investigation. Prior to running for Congress in 2008, Chaffetz worked as campaign manager and chief of staff to former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. (R).
Before his political career, Chaffetz worked in the local business community for 16 years, specializing in corporate communications work and later owning his own communications firm, Maxtera Utah Inc. He attended Brigham Young University, where he was a starting placekicker on the football team and later graduated with a B.A. in communications.
Stories from Jason Chaffetz
Jason Chaffetz said former FBI Director James Comey has a lot of "explaining to do" in light of new reports about how he ended the Hillary Clinton email probe.
The FBI is rejecting a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to turn over files related to its investigation of Hillary Clinton's handling of classified emails.
Jason Chaffetz urged the Justice Department to crack down even harder on leaks of classified information.
Jason Chaffetz said Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein should not be believed regarding his promise to prosecute those who leak sensitive government information no matter who they are.
Former Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said James Comey was "very elusive" when asked about his memos about his conversations with President Trump.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said that prosecutors are not diligent enough in addressing cases where a member of Congress is threatened.