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Matt Gaetz

  1. florida
    Matt Gaetz’s Wingman Is Cooperating With the Feds: ReportJoel Greenberg reportedly told DOJ investigators that he and the Florida congressman gave women cash and gifts in exchange for sex.
  2. politics
    Matt Gaetz (R–TV)Scandals haven’t sunk the congressman yet, maybe because he’s more of a media figure than a politician.
  3. florida
    Matt Gaetz’s ‘Wingman’ Plans to Strike a Plea DealThe attorney of Gaetz’s associate Joel Greenberg told reporters he is “sure Matt Gaetz is not feeling very comfortable today.”
  4. gop
    Matt Gaetz Sought a Preemptive Pardon From Trump: ReportA blanket pardon would have been a nice security blanket for the representative under investigation for an alleged act of sex trafficking.
  5. gop
    Matt Gaetz’s Colleagues Drop the Dirt on HimLawmakers describe Gaetz’s alleged drug use and incidents in which he showed nude photos of women he slept with to colleagues on the House floor.
  6. gop
    DOJ Investigation Focusing on Matt Gaetz’s Alleged Payments for Sex: ReportA new report states that Gaetz paid escorts for sex, taking ecstasy before doing so on at least one occasion.
  7. politics
    Matt Gaetz Gets a Scandal As Wild As HimA sex-trafficking investigation meets an extortion plot involving his father (wearing a wire), $25 million in cash, and an American hostage in Iran.
  8. gop
    Matt Gaetz Under Investigation for Possible Relationship With a Minor: ReportDOJ looking into whether loudmouth Republican paid a teen girl to travel across state lines for sex, which would violate federal trafficking laws.
  9. capitol riot
    Impeachment Could Ban Trump From Running in 2024It’s too late for Congress to remove Trump before Inauguration Day. But a post-presidential impeachment and conviction could prevent a Trump comeback.
  10. drug wars
    House Votes to Decriminalize WeedIt was a symbolic vote mostly support by Democrats, but there’s no question the momentum is in favor of legal cannabis in Congress and in the states.
  11. the revolution
    The GOP Thinks Marxists Are Taking Over. If Only That Were True.We’re far from achieving the socialist utopia Republicans are warning about at their convention.
  12. republicans
    House Freedom Caucus Members Go After Liz Cheney for Defending FauciIt’s a sign of the times that hard-core conservative Cheney is under attack for insufficient loyalty to Trump.
  13. ted cruz
    Ted Cruz Challenges 70-Year-Old Actor to Wrestling Match (Against Someone Else)On the list of Ted Cruz’s embarrassing public moments, this one ranks near the top.
  14. coronavirus
    Self-Quarantining Republican Shook Trump’s Hand After Coronavirus ExposureAfter posing with a CPAC attendee, Doug Collins shook the president’s hand — while Matt Gaetz, also under self-quarantine, rode on Air Force One.
  15. immigration
    New Migrant Caravan Too Far From U.S. Election to Be an EmergencyIt’s like the caravan of Fall 2018, but without the same immediate electoral stakes for Republicans.
  16. iran
    House Votes To Order Trump To End Unauthorized Military Actions Against IranIt’s a non-binding resolution passed on a near-party-line vote, but does reflect some congressional pushback against the imperial presidency.
  17. impeachment
    Trump’s Buddy in Congress Wants to Impeach ObamaIt’s theoretically possible, albeit insane.
  18. racism
    Steve King’s Political Prospects May Be Fading, but His Party’s Racism Is NotKing is one of his party’s most flagrant bigots — but not by much.
  19. iran
    House Votes to Require Congressional Approval for War With IranA good number of Republicans, including Trump fans, want to avoid war with Iran and give peace a chance – but the defense bill is far from resolved.
  20. politics
    Watch Trump Acolyte Matt Gaetz’s Bizarre Attempt to Discredit Witness John DeanThe Florida rep tried to belittle Nixon’s White House counsel, but judging from the polite laughter in the committee, it may have backfired.
  21. alabama senate
    Very Trumpy Florida Congressman May Move to Alabama to Run Against Doug JonesDoes Alabama really need to import wild-ass Trump loyalists?
  22. michael cohen
    GOP Congressman Threatens Michael Cohen on Twitter, Then ApologizesAfter Matt Gaetz’s tweet about Cohen’s extramarital affairs sparked talk of witness tampering, he deleted it and claimed it wasn’t meant as a threat.
  23. 18 House Republicans Nominate Trump for the Nobel Peace PrizeWill a Peace Prize really be awarded to Trump because of his militaristic bluster, before any peace has even been won?