- Business Insider 08:02June 24, 2021Matt Gaetz tweeted that the FBI should be defunded, then deleted it. He's still being probed by the bureau.The controversial Florida lawmaker is currently investigated by the FBI over allegations that he paid for sex with a minor.
< News, Politics, Matt Gaetz, FBI >
- Breitbart News 22:33June 23, 2021Pentagon Leader: Accusations of Military Being 'Woke' Are 'Offensive,' Defends Studying Critical Race TheoryBiden Pentagon leaders lashed out at Republican lawmakers who grilled them on the teaching of critical race theory in the military.
< Politics, Critical Race Theory, Department of Defense, Lloyd Austin, Mark Milley, Matt Gaetz, Mike Waltz, Pentagon, Vicky Hartzler >
- Business Insider 12:13June 22, 202110 Things in Politics: Matt Gaetz and Fox News broke upAnd Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ripped into the NCAA.
< Politics, Politics, Newsletter, 10 things in politics, Matt Gaetz, Tucker Carlson >
- Business Insider 11:07June 22, 2021The RNC shelled out $175,000 in May for a donor event at Mar-a-Lago. That's just a fraction of the $2.6 million they've spent at Trump's businesses since 2007.Per the RNC's FEC filings seen by Insider, the money was used to pay for "venue rental and catering" at the former president's Palm Beach property.
< News, Politics, Trump, Mar-a-Lago resort, Lauren Boebert, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Matt Gaetz, Mitch McConnell >
- Business Insider 15:20June 21, 2021Former Rep. Katie Hill blamed sexism for having to resign after her sex scandal while Matt Gaetz and Andrew Cuomo have kept their jobsHill resigned in 2019 after nude photos of her were leaked and she admitted to having a relationship with a campaign staffer.
< Politics, News UK, Speed desk, Andrew Cuomo, Katie Hill, Matt Gaetz >
- Snopes 21:58June 15, 2021Disney World Guests Spot ‘Cokehead Matt Gaetz’ Signs in the Orlando SkiesA TikTok comment noted that the banners could be seen over Disney Springs, while the video itself appeared to have been shot in Universal's Islands of Adventure.
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- Business Insider 13:19June 11, 2021Matt Gaetz questioned the head of the FBI in Congress despite himself being under investigation by the FBIThere was an unusual scene on Thursday of a member of Congress questioning the head of an agency currently investigating him.
< Politics, Christopher Wray, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, Conflict Of Interest, House Judiciary Committee >
- Business Insider 20:20June 9, 2021Aethlon Medical stock explodes 465% on heavy volume as new report about COVID-19 treatment inspires social-media discussionTrading volume skyrocketed in Aethlon Medical stock amid a spike in social-media chatter.
< Markets, MI Exclusive, AEMD stock price, Aethlon Medical, Penny stocks, AEMD, Aethlon Medical stock, covid-19 treatment, medical stocks >
- Business Insider 14:15June 8, 2021Newsmax says it turned Matt Gaetz down for a job and 'never told him we were interested'"Newsmax has had no plans to hire Rep. Gaetz," a spokesperson told Reuters. Gaetz reportedly approached the cable network earlier this year.
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- Business Insider 08:34June 3, 2021Prosecutors are examining if Matt Gaetz obstructed justice in the sex-trafficking investigation, report saysThe probe concerns a phone call Gaetz had with a witness in the sex-crimes investigation that he is the subject of, Politico reported.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, obstruction of justice, Justice Department >
- Business Insider 17:03May 29, 2021A Democrat challenging Marjorie Taylor Greene in the midterms was kicked out of her 'America First' eventMarcus Flowers posted a video of an apparent confrontation at Rep. Greene's "America First" rally in Dalton, Georgia.
< Politics, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, News UK, UK Weekend, Speed desk >
- Breitbart News 02:12May 29, 2021Wasserman Schultz: GOP 'Willing to Abandon Our System of Government' to Install TrumpRepresentative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), on Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Ayman Mohyeldin Reports," argued that the Republican Party would abandon our current system of government to install former President Donald Trump as the head of state.
< Clips, Politics, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Donald Trump, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, Republican Party >
- Snopes 21:56May 28, 2021Did Matt Gaetz Say ‘We Better Use’ the 2nd Amendment When Discussing Social Media Companies?It's not the first time Gaetz has used such incendiary language.
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- Business Insider 13:21May 28, 2021Matt Gaetz said Americans have an 'obligation' to take up arms against Silicon Valley companies, claiming they're trying to cancel conservativesConservatives including Gaetz has long claimed that technology companies were ideologically biased against them.
< Politics, Tech Insider, Matt Gaetz, Second Amendment, Silicon Valley, Censorship, News UK, Big Tech >
- Breitbart News 22:41May 26, 2021House Republicans to Defense Secretary: Left-Wing Extremism and Politicization Jeopardizing Military's LegacyThirty House Republicans sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday, warning him that creeping left-wing extremism and politicization is jeopardizing the United States military's status as one of the nation's most respected institutions.
< Politics, Social Justice, Alex Mooney, Andrew Clyde, Andy Biggs, Andy Harris, Barry Loudermilk, Barry Moore, Bob Good, Brian Babin, Brian Mast, Chip Roy, Clay Higgins, Dan Bishop, Department of Defense, Diana Harshbarger, DOD, Greg Steube, Jeff Duncan, Jody Hice, Ken Buck, Lauren Boebert, Lloyd Austin, Louie Gohmert, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, Matt Rosendale, Matthew Lohmeier, military, Paul Gosar, Pentagon, Ralph Norman, Randy Weber, Ronny Jackson, Russ Fulcher, Ted Budd, U.S. military, Warren Davidson >
- New York Magazine 07:31May 24, 2021Matt Gaetz Distracts From Sex Trafficking Probe With False Election Fraud ClaimsAs the inquiry into an alleged act of sex trafficking develops, Gaetz is spurting falsehoods about last November’s vote with Marjorie Taylor Greene.
< gop, maga, matt gaetz, marjorie taylor greene, politics >
- Business Insider 01:23May 22, 2021Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend to cooperate with federal authorities in sex-trafficking probe, CNN reportsThe former Capitol Hill staffer has been linked to Gaetz since at least the summer of 2017 - an apparent time period of interest for investigators.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, doj, Investigation, Breaking >
- Business Insider 23:32May 21, 2021Newly revealed text messages shed light on how Matt Gaetz's wingman could bring about his downfall"I would not feel really comfortable if I was anyone that had committed a crime with [Greenberg] right now," one former FBI agent told Insider.
< Politics, News, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, doj, Sex Trafficking, analysis >
- Business Insider 13:39May 18, 2021Lawyer for Joel Greenberg, the Matt Gaetz associate, teased 'must-see television' when asked if his client had information that could hurt an elected officialGreenberg pleaded guilty to six felony counts including sex trafficking, and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.
< Politics, Speed, News UK, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg >
- New York Magazine 01:33May 18, 2021Matt Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking ChargeJoel Greenberg copped to six federal charges and vowed to cooperate with investigators. But that doesn’t mean his “wingman” in Congress is cooked.
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- Snopes 18:17May 17, 2021Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking ChargesFederal prosecutors are examining whether Rep. Matt Gaetz and Joel Greenberg paid underage girls or offered them gifts in exchange for sex, according to two people familiar with the matter.
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- Business Insider 18:03May 17, 2021Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to 6 felony counts and agrees to cooperate with prosecutorsGreenberg's plea deal has been widely anticipated, and he's already provided prosecutors with information on an "array of topics."
< Politics, News, Joel Greenberg, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, doj >
- Business Insider 09:54May 17, 2021Matt Gaetz deflects accusations he paid for 'naughty favors,' says the corruption actually lies in legislative earmarksAt an Ohio event, Gaetz denied accusations that he exchanged money for "naughty favors" - and instead called out "earmarks" for being corrupt acts.
< News, Politics, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, Ohio, Joel Greenberg >
- Snopes 18:35May 15, 2021Was Matt Gaetz the Lone ‘No’ Vote on 2017 Anti-Human Trafficking Bill?As U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz faced a Justice Department investigation, his past voting record came under fresh scrutiny.
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- Business Insider 03:37May 15, 2021Witnesses said Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine and had sex with an escort who was paid with campaign money, report saysThe news comes hours after Insider reported Joel Greenberg, a former Gaetz wingman, will plead guilty to six felony counts on Monday.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, gaetzgate >
- Business Insider 10:00May 14, 2021Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg will plead guilty to 6 felony counts including sex-trafficking, wire fraud, and identity theftGreenberg's cooperation with prosecutors presents a potential nightmare scenario for Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz.
< Politics, News, Joel Greenberg, Matt Gaetz, doj, Sex Trafficking, Donald Trump, Identity Theft, Wire Fraud >
- Business Insider 19:27May 13, 2021Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg is expected to strike a plea deal to cooperate with prosecutors next weekIt's a significant development and one that will likely help prosecutors tighten the screws on Gaetz as they investigate if he broke sex-trafficking laws.
< Politics, News, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg >
- Business Insider 16:36May 12, 20214 women say they were pushed to take drugs and have sex with Joel Greenberg, wingman to Matt Gaetz, Daily Beast reportsThe Daily Beast interviewed women who discussed their experiences with Greenberg, a former Florida tax official.
< News, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, sexual coercion, News UK >
- Business Insider 20:44May 11, 2021Federal investigators reportedly want Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend to cooperate with their probeInvestigators want to speak to the woman, a former Capitol Hill intern who they believe accompanied Gaetz on a Bahamas trip in 2018.
< Politics, News, Matt Gaetz, Speed >
- Breitbart News 06:46May 11, 2021The Swamp: Big Media-Backing Special Interests, Lobbyists Flood Ken Buck’s Campaign Coffers as He Pushes Bill to Benefit ThemRep. Ken Buck is continuing to co-sponsor and promote a bill that would allow big media companies to form a cartel to pressure tech companies for more censorship and special favors by creating a special antitrust carve-out for them.
< Media, Politics, Tech, Burgess Owens, David Chavern, donations, establishment media, favored nations, FEC, Jim Jordan, Ken Buck, Kevin McCarthy, lobbyists, Matt Gaetz, News Media Alliance, swamp, Victoria Spartz >
- Business Insider 14:40May 9, 2021Embattled Matt Gaetz boasts about being 'canceled man' at first high-profile public appearance since sex-trafficking probeAddressing an elderly crowd at The Villages in Florida, the congressman claimed that the "truth will prevail" and that he won't back down.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, gaetzgate, Marjorie Taylor Greene, the villages, Florida, UK Weekend, News UK >
- Breitbart News 09:53May 5, 2021CNN's Cuomo: Gaetz Would 'Be a Dead Man on the Left'On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” host Chris Cuomo argued that if Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) was a Democrat “he’d be a dead man on the left. Because it’s all about optics.” Cuomo said, “This is a party that
< Clips, Politics, Andrew Cuomo, Chris Cuomo, Matt Gaetz >
- Snopes 17:36May 1, 2021How the Gaetz Probe Grew from Sex Trafficking to Medical PotWhat began as an inquiry into sex trafficking and whether Gaetz paid women and an underage girl in exchange for sex has grown into a larger review of public corruption, according to people familiar with the investigation.
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- New York Magazine 20:24April 30, 2021Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene Hit Road to Needlessly Rally MAGA BaseThe bad boy and bad girl of right-wing extremism are pairing up for a series of rallies to keep the movement humming pending Trump’s vengeful return.
< politics, maga, majorie taylor greene, matt gaetz, sex trafficking, gaetz scandal, donald trump, joe biden >
- Business Insider 06:21April 30, 2021Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene are hitting the road together on a national 'America First Tour'Controversial GOP-ers Gaetz and Greene will make their first stop at a Florida retirement community known as The Villages, on May 7.
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- Business Insider 03:53April 30, 2021Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg said in a letter that Gaetz paid for sex with a minorThe letter is the most damning evidence to date against Gaetz as the Justice Department investigates whether he broke sex trafficking laws.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, Daily Beast, Sex Trafficking >
- Business Insider 00:14April 24, 2021Federal investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz is also looking whether he was illegally influenced to push pro-cannabis legislationRep. Matt Gaetz is under investigation by the Justice Department to determine whether he violated federal sex trafficking laws.
< Politics, Speed, gaetzgate, Matt Gaetz, Breaking, GOP, Florida >
- Business Insider 19:49April 21, 2021AG Bill Barr reportedly told a US attorney he would 'f---ing fire' his 'a--' if he talked to Matt Gaetz about DOJ business"If I ever hear of you talking to Gaetz...I am going to f---ing fire your ass," Barr told the US attorney last year, while the DOJ was probing Gaetz.
< Politics, News, William Barr, Bill Barr, Attorney General, Matt Gaetz, Donald Trump, Justice Department >
- Business Insider 16:32April 16, 2021Meet the people who knew Matt Gaetz as a high schoolerInsider interviewed 21 of Matt Gaetz's former high school classmates. Some of them aren't surprised by the sex scandals spilling out now.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Politics, Niceville High School, Congress, Florida, Sex Scandal, Facebook, Justice Department, President Trump, Donald Trump >
- Snopes 00:37April 16, 2021Did Matt Gaetz Have a Mullet in His High School Yearbook Photo?Congressional in the front, party on the sides?
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- Snopes 18:20April 15, 2021Did Pelosi Say Nobody Was More Deserving of Consequences Than Matt Gaetz?The GOP congressman is the subject of a Justice Department investigation related to sex trafficking.
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- Business Insider 17:13April 15, 2021Matt Gaetz teased a 'fight back' ad, trying to shift attention from sex-trafficking allegations by alleging that CNN is out to get himThe ad includes hidden-camera footage produced by Project Vertias of an CNN employee discussing coverage of the congressman.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, project veritas, Florida, Sex Trafficking, CNN, News UK >
- Business Insider 05:30April 15, 2021Matt Gaetz's ally and accused sex trafficker Joel Greenberg made 150 Venmo payments to dozens of women and a 17-year-old girl, report saysThe Daily Beast reported payments Greenberg made to women had labels that included "Ass," "Stuff," or just a lipstick kiss emoji.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg >
- Business Insider 16:56April 14, 2021Rep. Matt Gaetz attended drug-fueled parties where attendees sometimes had sex and money changed hands, report saysGaetz and his associate Joel Greenberg reportedly sent "hundreds of dollars" to at least one woman who attended the parties.
< Politics, News, Matt Gaetz, doj, FBI >
- Business Insider 16:09April 14, 2021A woman who traveled to the Bahamas with Rep. Matt Gaetz in 2018 says no one was underage on the trip, according to PoliticoThe woman told Politico that everyone on the trip was over 18 years old, and that no one engaged in prostitution on the tirp.
< Politics, News, Speed, Matt Gaetz, Bahamas, Politics >
- Business Insider 14:16April 14, 2021Matt Gaetz's iPhone seized by the FBI in sex trafficking probe, as associate cooperates with investigationMatt Gaetz's phone was seized by federal agents investigating the sex trafficking allegations surrounding him.
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- New York Magazine 02:40April 14, 2021Matt 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.
< politics, matt gaetz, joel greenberg, florida >
- Business Insider 02:08April 14, 2021Indicted Gaetz associate has been cooperating with federal investigators since last year, New York Times reportsGreenberg told investigators that he and Rep. Matt Gaetz had met with women who were given cash or gifts in exchange for sex, The Times reported.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, Justice Department, Investigation >
- Business Insider 21:44April 12, 2021Scandal-plagued Florida politician Joel Greenberg reportedly tried to leverage his relationship with Rep. Matt Gaetz to get a pardon from TrumpGreenberg, who is facing 33 federal charges for crimes including sex trafficking of a minor, could be key in the DOJ's reported probe into Gaetz.
< Politics, Joel Greenberg, Florida, Matt Gaetz, doj, President Donald Trump >
- Business Insider 17:25April 12, 2021Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg has been accused of everything from acting as a vigilante police officer to trying to hack rival politiciansGreenberg, who faces 33 federal charges, is an associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz and a key player in the federal investigation into the congressman.
< Politics, Joel Greenberg, Matt Gaetz, Florida >