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Ron DeSantis, armed with President’s endorsement, in Ponte Vedra, Lake City, Ocala on Saturday

June 22, 2018

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, a Republican candidate for Governor, will have company on the campaign trail Saturday in the form of House colleague Matt Gaetz. The two conservatives, fixtures on Fox News, plan a three-stop swing through the northeastern corner of the state. The first: the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra, where the start time is 9…

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Matt Gaetz: Trump ‘moved emotionally’ by distress of families at US-Mexico border

June 17, 2018

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz said Wednesday that President Donald Trump was moved by images of children being separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. “I was with the president yesterday, and it was clear that he was moved emotionally by the distress of families at the border,” said Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, in a phone interview Wednesday….

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Reps. Matt Gaetz and Ron DeSantis on the IG report fallout

June 15, 2018

JEANINE PIRRO, FOX NEWS HOST: Welcome to this special addition of “Hannity”, Trumps big week. I’m Jeanine Pirro in tonight for Sean. Without a doubt this has been a momentous past few days for President Trump, his agenda and the nation. The President kicked off the week in Singapore for a historic and successful peach…

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Trump allies in Congress say FBI report may sully Mueller probe

June 14, 2018

Top congressional allies of President Donald Trump say a watchdog’s finding of anti-Trump bias by officials leading the FBI’s Russia inquiry could taint special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of links between Trump’s campaign and Russia. Though Democrats insisted that the new report, a 500-page review by the Justice Department’s inspector general, Michael Horowitz, should have…

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Matt Gaetz responds to Bob Corker: ‘The GOP is not a cult’

June 13, 2018

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., pushed back on comments from Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., comparing their party to a cult, arguing Corker was “upset” to be “passed over” for secretary of state. “The GOP is not a cult,” Gaetz said to MSNBC’s Katy Tur Wednesday. “We’re a party built on principles that right now are increasing…

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In deep red Florida Panhandle, DeSantis and Gaetz campaign on Trump

June 11, 2018

If it wasn’t clear by now, Congressmen Matt Gaetz and Ron DeSantis  have been making it crystal clear that the Republican primary in the race for Florida’s governor will be a test of President Trump’s popularity in the nation’s largest swing state. The Freedom Caucus duo, called “warriors” by Trump, appeared in a handful of Panhandle…

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Jeff Sessions no longer ‘cowering in the corner to the deep state,’ Matt Gaetz says after Senate staffer arrested in leak probe

June 10, 2018

Rep. Matt Gaetz, a freshman Republican from Florida, applauded Attorney General Jeff Sessions after a former top Senate staffer was indicted by a federal grand jury and arrested last week for giving false statements to FBI agents during their investigation into leaks of classified information to the media. To Gaetz, this signaled that Sessions is…

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Matt Gaetz goes after Adam Putnam at joint Ron DeSantis campaign rally in Pensacola

June 9, 2018

Rep. Ron DeSantis made his first campaign appearance in Northwest Florida on Saturday for his bid to become the Republican nominee for governor at a joint rally with Rep. Matt Gaetz. Gaetz introduced DeSantis to the crowd of approximately 80-100 people at The Palafox House in downtown Pensacola after taking some rhetorical punches at DeSantis’…

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Rep. Gaetz: We Need Ryan to Stand With Congress, Not ‘Be a Defender of The Deep State’

June 8, 2018

In reference to Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wisc.) criticism of President Donald Trump’s assertions about FBI spies in his 2016 presidential campaign and Ryan’s apparent non-interest in a special counsel to investigate the Clinton Foundation and Hillary Clinton’s e-mail malfeasance, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said some GOP leaders are “carrying water” for the DOJ and that Ryan should…

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Paul Ryan Siding With the ‘Deep State,’ GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Says

June 7, 2018

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz fired a shot across Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s bow Wednesday, claiming Ryan was siding with the “deep state,” the FBI and  the Justice Department over congressional Republicans trying to conduct oversight on those agencies. At issue was the speaker’s defense of the FBI earlier in the day for pursuing information from an informant in President Donald Trump’s 2016…