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Matt Gaetz: Peter Strzok’s Text on Opening a ‘Case’ While McCabe Was FBI Director Related to Russia

July 19, 2018

FBI agent Peter Strzok’s text to FBI lawyer Lisa Page hours after FBI Director James Comey was fired that said they needed to “open the case we’ve been waiting on” now that FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was in charge was related to the Trump-Russia investigation, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL). “That text message…

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Key GOP lawmaker throws cold water on Rosenstein impeachment

July 18, 2018

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said on Wednesday that there were not enough Republican votes to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein — at least right now. “Today? No,” Gaetz, who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, told Hill.TV’s Buck Sexton and Krystal Ball on “Rising,” in response to a question about whether there was enough support to impeach Rosenstein….

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Facebook removes ‘violent page’ following Matt Gaetz’ testimony

July 18, 2018

Congressman Matt Gaetz prompted a swift response from Facebook on Wednesday after grilling the tech giant’s head of policy, Monika Bickert, about the company’s lack of action toward a page that had prompted its followers to shoot Republicans. Gaetz confronted Bickert during a U.S. House Judiciary Committee meeting titled “Facebook, Google and Twitter: Examining the Content Filtering Practices of Social Media…

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Matt Gaetz Gets Facebook to Take Down Violence-Inciting Page

July 18, 2018

Leave it to U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Florida to lay the law down to Facebook. After Gaetz called Facebook out on a page that posted incitements to violence and implied death threats, the company took it down. According to The Hill, during a hearing Tuesday with representatives from Facebook, Twitter and Google, Gaetz asked Facebook’s Head of…

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Rep. Matt Gaetz: Lisa Page’s Interview Was More Productive Than Peter Strzok’s

July 17, 2018

Todd Starnes spoke with Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) about the answers former FBI lawyer Lisa Page gave during her closed-door session with House members regarding the text messages with she exchanged with Peter Strzok that allegedly showed bias against then-candidate Donald Trump. “Lisa Page did answer questions that Peter Strzok refused to answer. And she…

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Rep. Matt Gaetz Defends Trump’s ‘Twitter Diplomacy’

July 13, 2018

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said that he supports President Donald Trump’s “Twitter diplomacy.” “I’m going to stop second-guessing President Trump’s Twitter foreign policy and Twitter diplomacy. It seems to have moved us in the right direction in North Korea and if it can improve our relations with Russia, that’s good,” Gaetz said Thursday on CNN’s “New…

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Trump endorses Florida congressman Matt Gaetz with tweet from London

July 13, 2018

LONDON — Politics may stop at the water’s edge, but it can still come back the other way. President Donald Trump endorsed a Florida congressman Friday, via an early tweet from London. “Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida is one of the finest and most talented people in Congress,” Trump wrote. “Strong on Crime, the Border, Illegal Immigration, the…

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Trump gives “full endorsement” to Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz

July 13, 2018

President Trump gave a glowing endorsement Friday to a Florida congressman who’s attacked Democrats for going easy on FBI agent Peter Strzok. “Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida is one of the finest and most talented people in Congress,” Trump said in a tweet Friday while on his trip to the UK. “Strong on Crime, the…

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Rep. Matt Gaetz: People with ‘loose affiliation with the deep state’ targeting Jim Jordan

July 12, 2018

Rep. Matt Gaetz defended fellow Congressman Jim Jordan and said the “deep state” is targeting the Ohio Republican. “I think there people that have some ‘loose affiliation with the deep state that are out to get Jim Jordan,” Mr. Gaetz, Florida Republican, said Wednesday night during an interview on Fox News’ “Lou Dobbs Tonight.” Mr. Jordan has recently been accused of not acting on…

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Matt Gaetz, Blaise Ingoglia urge SCOTUS confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh

July 11, 2018

On Wednesday morning, two leading Florida Republicans urged the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the United States Supreme Court, before the midterm elections. Predictably, Republicans are urging a quick confirmation; Democrats are pushing for everything from a prolonged consideration of the nominee to somehow stopping the nomination altogether. Congressman Matt Gaetz, a Trump ally on…