When Republican Jason Chaffetz, the chair of the House Oversight Committee, announced he was resigning from Congress, the rumor-mill started churning. But whispers of a brewing scandal quickly gave way to the rumor that Chaffetz was eyeing a move from Congress to Fox News. This career shift shows how conservative pundits now outrank GOP politicians, writes USSC research associate Dr Nicole Hemmer for U.S. News and World Report.
The GOP scandal machine
Dr Nicole HemmerHonorary AssociateUnited States Studies Centre