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Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-UT, speaks following the Republican nomination election for House speaker in the Longworth House Office Building on October 8, 2015 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-UT, speaks following the Republican nomination election for House speaker in the Longworth House Office Building on October 8, 2015 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN

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Congressman calls for $2,500 housing stipend

Rep. Jason Chaffetz believes members of Congress should receive a housing stipend, saying in an interview that Washington "is one of the most expensive places in the world" as he pointed to "dozens" of members who live out of their offices.

Congressman calls for $2,500 housing stipend

Rep. Jason Chaffetz believes members of Congress should receive a housing stipend, saying in an interview that Washington "is one of the most expensive places in the world" as he pointed to "dozens" of members who live out of their offices.