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Gaetz: Declassified Documents Likely Will Reveal What DOJ, FBI ‘Hid’ From FISA Court

September 21, 2018

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said President Trump was right to order the declassification of a number of key documents connected with the FBI’s investigation of alleged Russian collusion with members of his campaign team. After ordering the declassification on Monday, Trump on Friday agreed to delay the release of key files related to the Russia investigation, asking…

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Rep. Matt Gaetz rips DEA deal with Canadian marijuana biz: ‘What happened to ‘buy American’?’

September 20, 2018

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s decision to import marijuana extracts from Canada has fired up Rep. Matt Gaetz, Florida Republican, in light of the Justice Department causing obstacles for the U.S. cannabis industry. Mr. Gaetz took to Twitter on Wednesday in response to a report that said the Justice Department has approved the import of cannabis compounds from…

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Gaetz: AG Sessions should go

September 19, 2018

PENSACOLA, Fla (WKRG) — Northwest Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz says U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions should resign. “I think that he is impaired in doing the job and frankly he should step aside,” Gaetz told News 5. “Jeff Sessions is not in charge of the department of justice right now, Rod Rosenstein is.” Rosenstein is Sessions’ deputy…

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Matt Gaetz Gets his Medical Cannabis Research Act to the House Floor

September 16, 2018

Last week, freshman U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., scored a win as his proposal to expand medical marijuana research was advanced to the House floor. On Thursday, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, on which Gaetz sits, approved the Panhandle Republican’s “Medical Cannabis Research Act” on a voice vote. Gaetz introduced the bill in April and seven…

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Gaetz: ‘Ecosystem of Corruption’ in DC Includes Media Offering Sports Tickets for FBI Stories

September 12, 2018

House Judiciary Committee Member Matt Gaetz said Wednesday on “The Story” that there is an “ecosystem of corruption” in Washington surrounding some actions of the DOJ and FBI. Gaetz said his committee is still asking for documents surrounding the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, and reacted to new texts between Agent Peter Strzok and attorney…

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Poll: Matt Gaetz’s medical marijuana support A-OK with CD 1 Republicans

September 6, 2018

A poll commissioned after Matt Gaetz cruised past his two primary challengers found that Republican primary voters were just fine with their Congressman supporting medical marijuana. Nearly 70 percent of Republicans in Florida’s 1st Congressional District told St. Pete Polls they cast their ballot for Gaetz in last week’s primary election. Though the Shalimar Congressman’s actual vote total was closer…

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Gaetz: Andrew Gillum Would Be ‘a Very Dangerous Governor for the State of Florida’

September 5, 2018

In an appearance, Wednesday on WVNN’s “The Dale Jackson Show” in Huntsville, AL, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) weighed in on the Sunshine State’s upcoming gubernatorial election between Tallahassee, FL Mayor Andrew Gillum and Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL). Gaetz argued the Gillum-DeSantis match-up was a much-anticipated “clash” of ideologies. “I have known Andrew Gillum since college,”…

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Rep. Matt Gaetz: Rod Rosenstein Won’t Say When He Learned Nellie

August 19, 2018

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz told FOX News host Jeanine Pirro on Friday that deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein refuses to tell investigators when he found out Nellie Ohr was working with Fusion GPS. GREGG JARRETT, FOX NEWS: The Department of Justice is run by a feckless Attorney General named Jeff Sessions and Rod Rosenstein, the…

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August 8, 2018

The Daily Caller Click Here to Read Online Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz was one of many conservatives “shadow banned” on Twitter after the website allegedly changed their algorithm. These conservatives’ Twitter accounts were suppressed because the site’s search function made their profiles harder to find. “When you search Matt Gaetz, you don’t get the account that is @MattGaetz…

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Donald Trump Jr. stumps for Matt Gaetz and Ron DeSantis in Northwest Florida

August 2, 2018

NICEVILLE — Rep. Matt Gaetz’s reelection campaign took a page out of President Donald Trump’s playbook and held a Trump-style rally in Niceville that included a member of the Trump family. Hundreds came out to the Northwest Florida State College Arena on Thursday to see Donald Trump Jr. stump for Gaetz, as well as Rep….