U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah said he is considering challenging incumbent Orrin Hatch for their state’s Republican Senate nomination next year, adding that he is getting “increasing clarity” about a bid to unseat the six-term lawmaker.
Michele Bachmann , a Tea Party favorite and critic of government spending, took a pass. Utah Republican Jason Chaffetz opted out. California Republican John Campbell said no thanks.
Five floors apart in a Salt Lake City office complex, Lew Cramer and Lane Beattie have much in common: they are best friends and serve on each other’s business boards.
"Do not like it, do not like it."
- Jason Chaffetz on Jan 14, 2015