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    Rep. Chaffetz Reportedly Recovering from Foot Surgery

    Rep. Chaffetz Reportedly Recovering from Foot Surgery

    “I’m sorry to miss the important work we are doing in Washington.”

    The odd saga of Rep. Jason Chaffetz continues.

    After suddenly announcing he would not seek re-election, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz then indicated he may not complete his current term.

    Wednesday, Chaffetz posted an x-ray of his foot on Instagram saying he needed immediate surgery because he “could be at risk for serious infection” due to a previous energy.

    Truthers are everywhere and most comments suggested the x-rays were fake.

    The timing of Chaffetz’s sudden absence immediately following a bombshell announcement has led many hill-watchers to speculate there may be more to the story.

    But, as The Hill reports, Chaffetz had surgery on his foot and is recovering nicely.

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is “resting comfortably” at the University of Utah Hospital after undergoing a surgical procedure on his foot on Thursday, a spokesperson said.

    “Congressman Chaffetz was admitted to University of Utah Hospital for immediate surgery in order resolve a serious complication from a previous injury,” University of Utah Health spokeswoman Suzanne Winchester said in a statement.

    “His physician advised him that it was imperative he receive surgical treatment before further complications arose. The surgery was successful and he is now resting comfortably,” she added.

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    Bucky Barkingham | April 29, 2017 at 7:20 am

    FTA: “due to a previous energy”. Autocorrect strikes again.


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