Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced Thursday he will resign from Congress next month, a move that calls into question the future of the House Oversight Committee 's investigation he promised to lead about President Trump's firing of the FBI director and his presidential campaign's ties with Russia.

Chaffetz made the announcement a day after tweeting that he had invited ex-FBI Director James Comey to testify next week at a hearing of the oversight committee he chairs.

Comey was fired last week as the FBI investigates whether Trump's presidential campaign associates had colluded with Russia to influence the outcome in his behalf.

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