On December 19 of 2017, Florida Representative Matt Gaetz was the only member of Congress to vote against an anti-human trafficking bill, the only one.
Today that same Republican Congressman, Matt Gaetz, is being investigated by the Justice Department. According to The New York Times the allegation is that Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid for her to travel with him. This is sex trafficking of a minor.
Bill Barr was the Attorney General when this investigation began, but now it’s in the hands of Attorney General Merritt Garland.
When asked to comment Gaetz made the following statement:
“I have a suspicion that someone is trying to recategorize my generosity to ex-girlfriends as something more untoward.”
Is his “ex-girlfriend” the teen in question? No matter. Once the story broke he changed his strategy. No longer the generous ex-boyfriend, Gaetz is now the victim of an elaborate plot to extort him for something he didn’t do… Is that how extortion works?
Also today, Matt Gaetz says he may not run for reelection, but might instead join far-right Newsmax TV.
Pictured above with Roger Stone and Matt Gaetz is former Seminole tax collector Joel Greenberg, who is awaiting the start of his federal trial on stalking charges, unlawful use of means to identify another person, production of identification and false identification documents, aggravated identity theft, sex trafficking of a child, and violating the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act.
There is a saying that comes to mind:
Is it possible these stories are related? I think so.
5 thoughts on “Matt Gaetz in Trouble”
Florida makes the news for the darndest reasons, don’t we? Hanging chads, spring breakers and now, Matt Gaetz. He should have read the billboards in my town telling him in BIG BOLD letters to Resign! I don’t watch Fox News, but the news clip with Tucker Carlson was a riot. The look on his face–he had not a clue what sorry Gaetz was talking about. No kidding. Me, neither.
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It will be fun to watch Gaetz go through some things, and to see who he takes down with him. Tucker Carlson might be worried.
Between Rick Scott, Rubio, DeSantis, Gaetz, and that former guy, Florida does rival Kentucky for having the worst politicians, but the entire U.S. has become crazy town. I wonder if Republicans will ever see their party for what it is.
I don’t watch Fox either, but I did hear that one of Biden’s dogs pooped in the White House. That’s all they’ve got to distract us with- dog shaming. 🙄
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Gaetz deserves everything coming his way. This state is a disaster! Way to many Floridiots voting. Greenberg has 21 new indictments to face & he surely has already flipped on Gaetz. Ecstasy, a fake ID racket, online prostitution site, receipts, frat boy sexual conquest games, etc. I hope the other Republican involved is our crappy Governor DeSantis.
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Gaetz is a pig and I don’t think daddy can help him this time. My fingers are crossed, hoping the unknown person is DeSantis too.
Gaetz is a pig. My fingers are crossed for DeSantis too.