Reports: Gaetz Caught On Surveillance Vid With Alleged Sex Trafficker Sifting Through IDs

As time goes on, things get worse for Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and his friend, the former Seminole County tax collector and now alleged sex trafficker Joel Greenberg. Gaetz has acknowledged that he’s under federal investigation, but he’s denied wrongdoing and attempted to change the topic, claiming that the probe is part of a seemingly separate extortion attempt aimed atContinue reading “Reports: Gaetz Caught On Surveillance Vid With Alleged Sex Trafficker Sifting Through IDs”

Gaetz communications director resigns

A senior staffer in embattled GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz’s office resigned on Friday following reports the Florida Republican is under investigation for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a minor and a possible violation of sex trafficking laws, according to a GOP source. Luke Ball formerly served as Gaetz’s communications director. NBC News first reported the resignation.Continue reading “Gaetz communications director resigns”

Rep. Matt Gaetz reportedly showed nude photos of women to lawmakers and bragged about his sexual exploits

Rep. Matt Gaetz showed lawmakers nude photos of women and boasted about his sexual exploits, CNN reported. “It was a point of pride” for Gaetz, one source told the outlet. CNN reported that there’s no indication that the photos are connected to an ongoing DOJ sex-trafficking investigation into Gaetz. A new report from CNN alleges thatContinue reading “Rep. Matt Gaetz reportedly showed nude photos of women to lawmakers and bragged about his sexual exploits”

Republicans Have Been Waiting for a Matt Gaetz Scandal to Break

The Florida congressman’s less-than-sterling reputation among his colleagues has many Republicans questioning the wisdom of jumping to his defense. After Rep. Matt Gaetz accused a Florida lawyer of a $25 million extortion scheme to make sex trafficking allegations disappear, Republicans on and off Capitol Hill on Wednesday largely kept their mouths shut. Gaetz—the Trump-loving, Fox News-grinning, 38-year-oldContinue reading “Republicans Have Been Waiting for a Matt Gaetz Scandal to Break”

Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Says Matt Gaetz Investigation ‘Very Serious’

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has called the probe into sex trafficking allegations against Congressman Matt Gaetz “very serious,” as the Florida Republican denies any wrongdoing and details of the investigation remain scarce. Appearing on CNN Wednesday night, McCabe claimed federal officials did not open investigations into sitting members of Congress without “a significant degree of information,” and called news of theContinue reading “Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Says Matt Gaetz Investigation ‘Very Serious’”

‘One of the weirdest interviews I’ve ever conducted’: Matt Gaetz appears on Tucker Carlson amid misconduct allegations

Just a couple of hours after The New York Times reported that Representative Matt Gaetz is being investigated by the Justice Department over whether he violated federal sex trafficking laws, the Florida Republican spoke with Fox News host Tucker Carlson about the allegations. The segment, during which Gaetz on more than one occasion appeared to try toContinue reading “‘One of the weirdest interviews I’ve ever conducted’: Matt Gaetz appears on Tucker Carlson amid misconduct allegations”

Matt Gaetz Is Said to Be Investigated Over Possible Sexual Relationship With a Girl, 17

Representative Matt Gaetz, Republican of Florida and a close ally of former President Donald J. Trump, is being investigated by the Justice Department over whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid for her to travel with him, according to three people briefed on the matter. Investigators are examining whether Mr. GaetzContinue reading “Matt Gaetz Is Said to Be Investigated Over Possible Sexual Relationship With a Girl, 17”

Scoop: Matt Gaetz eyes early retirement to take job at Newsmax

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) has privately told confidants he’s seriously considering not seeking re-election and possibly leaving Congress early for a job at Newsmax, three sources with direct knowledge of the talks tell Axios. Why it matters: Gaetz is a provocative figure on the right who’s attracted attention by being a fierce defender of former PresidentContinue reading “Scoop: Matt Gaetz eyes early retirement to take job at Newsmax”

Matt Gaetz Wants to See Surveillance Footage of Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick’s Death

Congressman Matt Gaetz called for answers on Monday into the lack of video evidence regarding the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick during the riot at the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6. The Florida Republican appeared on Fox News‘ Hannity Monday evening alongside Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz, a former Utah congressman. Host Sean Hannity first asked Chaffetz about anContinue reading “Matt Gaetz Wants to See Surveillance Footage of Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick’s Death”

Matt Gaetz Goes After ‘Dangerous’ Mitch McConnell for Trying to ‘Purge Trumpism’

Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida called out Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday following the second impeachment acquittal of Donald Trump. The Republican appeared on Fox News on President’s Day to discuss the future of the Lincoln Project, a group of former and present Republicans who joined together to prevent Trump from being elected for a second term as president. While predicting the group’s future,Continue reading “Matt Gaetz Goes After ‘Dangerous’ Mitch McConnell for Trying to ‘Purge Trumpism’”

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