Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley holds a bilateral meeting with the US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington DC
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Orrin Hatch decides to retire?
But Chaffetz, who was always thought to have higher political ambitions, left open the door to a future run for office, adding, "I may run again for public office, but not in 2018".
He said that despite "the encouragement of many", he will not be running for Chaffetz's seat as he does not live in the 3rd Congressional District, a Republican stronghold that stretches from Salt Lake County and through Provo to San Juan County.
The Oversight Committee chairman announced Wednesday he would not be seeking reelection to the House in 2018. Cannon refused to meet with Chaffetz after that.
But Chaffetz's explanation didn't stop DNC Deputy Communications Director Adrienne Watson from assuming the worst - without a shred of evidence.
Given conservative backing for term limits and populist loathing of the permanent political class, Chaffetz might be poised to become a national hero for both groups.
Chaffetz told Fox News on Wednesday he will not run for Senate.
Gorsuch sworn in as Supreme Court justice
Justice Scalia's seat on the court does not belong to any president or any political party, but to the American people. There are petitions to consider, which could lead to new cases next term on guns, voting rights and same-sex marriage.
Some criticized the Utah Republican. The NRCC is very confident in our ability to keep this seat red in November 2018. Fueled by Chaffetz's comments about iPhones and poor people and crowdpac.com, she has raised more than $560,000. "It's the way I think it ought to be done". In 2016, it went 47 percent for Donald Trump, 24 percent for independent challenger Evan McMullin, and 23 percent for Hillary Clinton.
Readers, are you surprised at Chaffetz's decision to step aside? At the time, he said his upward mobility in the House was a factor.
"McCarthy just got 'Chaffetzed.' Something I know a little something about", Huntsman tweeted. It's one of the most Republican districts in the nation. Rumors he may run for the governor of his native state in 2020 are still circulating. Deidre Henderson, R-Spanish Fork, and former Utah GOP chairman Thomas Wright.
"He is a good friend, terrific public servant and a colleague that will be greatly missed in the House of Representatives and in the Utah delegation", he said. One design reads "Chaffetz is a Bully", while another shows the congressman's face accompanied by an even pithier caption.
Thank you!Thank you for allowing me to serve as your Representative in the United States House of Representatives. Regardless, Chaffetz likely (correctly) assumes that America will be in ruins by 2028, giving him the flawless opportunity to swoop in, save the country, and finally get the recognition he so very much deserves.
His likely Democratic challenger next fall is political newcomer and family physician Dr. Kathryn Allen, who had an uphill battle in the red district, has already raised over $560,000 for her campaign, an nearly unprecedented sum for a non-incumbent congressional campaign 18 months away from election day.
Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull is scrapping the 457 visa that allows temporary foreign workers to be employed in Australia. Turnbull and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton will address the media in Canberra on Tuesday evening (NZT).
Acting on the tip, police arrived at the Erie McDonald's and spotted Stephens leaving the fast-food restaurant. Detectives spoke with the suspect on Sunday by cellphone and tried to persuade him to surrender, police said.
A majority of Americans in a new poll says that corporations and upper-income individuals do not pay enough taxes. Trump's approval rating, even after he took military action against Syria, hovers around 40 percent.
This super-Earth, dubbed LHS 1140b, may be astronomer's best candidate yet in the search for alien life, the researchers claim. Recently, NASA announced the discovery of a star known as TRAPPIST-1 which was found to have seven planets orbiting it.
Musgrove threw a fat slider right into Pujols' wheelhouse, who promptly distributed the ball over the Crawford Boxes. He had been expected to play Monday, but after taking pregame swings it was determined Correa was not ready to go.
Of course, if you're a Mac and/or iOS user without any of these apps, you've probably been using alternatives for a while. Apple's said to drop support for 32-bit devices when iOS 11 is released so this may be a sign that this change is coming.
Knights of the Holy Sepulchre attend the Easter Sunday procession in Jerusalems Old City on April 16, 2017. The service, held by Wayzata Community Church, included communion, bonfires, music - and plenty of dogs.
The Sox' slugger is 2-for-27 in seven games on the current road trip and has one extra-base hit, a double, this season. After Cabrera grounded to second, Abreu, also swinging at a first-pitch sinker, doubled to left to make it 4-1.
They said that will give the VA time to propose a more comprehensive package of reforms - fixes for the fix. Rick Scott will be at the White House Wednesday morning as President Trump signs a veterans bill.
A Turkish security official says the suicide bomber accused of the deadly attack on the subway in the Russian city of St. Russian news agency RIA cites FSB security officials as saying, Jalilov is believed to have been trained by Azimov.
OH gasoline prices decrease this week
The cheapest gas in our area right now is $2.04 at the Costco off Cloud Springs Road and the Sam's Club on Lee Highway. The national average has increased 11 cents during the past month and was 29 cents higher than one year ago.
GRIZZLIES SERIES: Fizdale's rant quickly became story of Game 2
There's also a little more to it than how often a team gets to the line, and that's how often a team sends its opponent there. The Spurs took 32 free throws, and Kawshi Leonard received more than then entire Grizzlies team combined - hitting 19-for-19.
BMW, Mercedes pull ads from O'Reilly show on Fox News
In a statement , Hyundai said it wanted to work with companies that "share our values of inclusion and diversity". Bill O'Reilly, the host of Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor " has been making controversial statements for years.
No Matter What Happens, Girls Was Amazing This Season
While Marnie needs to metaphorically get off Hannah's teat, Grover is having the opposite problem: failure to latch on. And when Girls finally ends, it ends quietly. " Latching " is, even for Girls , a disorienting and bleak episode.
Melissa McCarthy Pops Up as Easter Bunny Sean Spicer on SNL
Saturday night's episode of "SNL" marked the first time in the show's 42-year history that it is airing live in all time zones. Trump told the still-silent Kushner before retreating to a miniature version of his desk to play with a toy.
Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea
Still, it was a reminder that we were 30,000 feet in the air heading toward a Korean Peninsula that is even more tense than usual. US Vice President Mike Pence is headed to Asia this weekend, with planned stops in Seoul; Jakarta, Indonesia; Tokyo and Sydney.