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‘I don’t agree with anything you just said’: Garland repeatedly slams Gaetz’s ‘false’ claims

Attorney General Merrick Garland, under intense attack for months by Republicans outraged over prosecutions of Donald Trump, was forced to defend himself and the Dept. of Justice during Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing where he testified for hours. Conflating state and federal prosecutions, which are separate, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) was quick to go […]

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Matt Gaetz tops lists of congressmen exploiting ‘ridiculous loophole’ in new expense format

Just last year alone, nearly 75% of the House of Representatives was reimbursed to the tune of more than $5 million on food and lodging expenses incurred while conducting official business. But an anti-corruption watchdog group is sounding the alarm over the system’s lack of transparency. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that a program the […]

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‘Ready to start another insurrection’: Gaetz support for Trump echoes Proud Boys order

House Republicans’ efforts to demonstrate unwavering support for Donald Trump as he stands trial in his election subversion, business records falsification, and “hush money” trial are growing, with GOP lawmakers showing up at trial and reading speeches reportedly written or edited by him that may violate the indicted ex-president’s gag order, and even pausing a […]

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‘Tight-lipped’ House Ethics Committee quietly subpoenas DOJ records in Matt Gaetz probe

Although Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) has a strong rapport with former President Donald Trump and other MAGA Republicans, the far-right congressman remains a divisive figure in the U.S. House of Representatives. Allies of former Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California) still resent Gaetz for triggering the “motion to vacate” that led to him being ousted as House […]

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‘Hunter Biden of the GOP’: McCarthy accuses Gaetz of ‘buying coke and paying minors for sex’

The feud between former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) is reaching a fever pitch after the former speaker endorsed Gaetz’s primary opponent. McCarthy recently announced his endorsement of Aaron Dimmock, who is a former aviator in the U.S. Navy challenging Gaetz in the Republican primary for Florida’s 1st Congressional District. In […]

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‘Matt sent this to me, and you’re missing out’: Gaetz allegedly showed nude pics to colleagues

Even though the US Department of Justice declined to pursue criminal charges against Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) last year, the House Ethics Committee is still investigating him. And a new profile suggests that investigation may soon intensify. Earlier this week, the Atlantic’s Elaine Godfrey reported that, according to several of her sources, the Florida Republican […]