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Rep. Gaetz Said To Have Sought Blanket Pardon From Trump WH | Morning Joe | MSNBC

 

In the final weeks of Mr. Trump’s term, Rep. Matt Getz, R-Fla., privately asked the WH for blanket pre-emptive pardons for himself and unidentified congressional allies for any crimes they may have committed, the NYT reports. Aired on 04/07/2021.
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102 comments

  1. Why does Matt Gaetz have greasy hair? So he can get his head through the railings at the school-yard.

    1. @ForumLight – I think you need to research exactly what an affidavit is in legal terms. I’ll help: “sworn” affidavits without the person present in court are considered mere hearsay as evidence.

  2. You know you’re in trouble when the Trump White House is like, “Nah, that’s too shady for us.”

    1. @Schrutefarms1208 well you live there so if you say so. But he has done some questionable things with virus and vaccine response. And this thing with reservoir is not looking good. So your opinion may differ from others.

    2. @Renard Odrick what was questionable specifically especially in contrast to other major governors? He balanced safety but still respected the rights of citizens while maintaining similar death counts as California who’s population is younger and they’ve been locked down the whole time. He has made the resovoir situation top priority as compared to other leaders addressing crisis including the vp/lead on immigration who still hasn’t gone to the border at this point. He’s a great leader

    3. @Schrutefarms1208 he’s a great leader to you. 33,219 COVID deaths in Florida, which has a population of about 21.5 million, compared with 55,795 in California, which has a population of about 40 million. Florida’s COVID death rate is about 155 per 100,000 population. California is 141. I hope a toxic reservoir would be priority. lol!!!! And why are we talking about the vp? You went from Cuomo to the vp. And at the end of the day his response wasn’t better to the state your compared him to.

    4. @Renard Odrick Nope. To A LOT of people. Excuse me, similar cases per capita with little restriction upon the ability and the right to provide for your family. Not to mention the state of California is a shitshow with their absurd restrictions and that’s why they’re dumping their governor. A pretty good indicator of someone’s success can be based on the perception of the people they are leading. The comparison I’m making is based on very poor leaders. Is that not an evident theme here? That and handling their responsibilities appropriately. The area has been evacuated and it’s his main focus, he’s not ignoring a crisis like many people you are familiar with. It’s not like it’s his fault but he’s handling it and you didn’t even answer the original question…

    5. ​@Schrutefarms1208 you asked me specifically what was questionable and then proceeded to cite California. I showed you that the death rate comparisons of both states as a way to answer your question. You are questioning California’s response and I showed their rates was better. We all have our opinions of what is a shitshow. It’s funny to me that you think think Governors want restrictions. Those restrictions are the recommendations of medical experts so more people don’t die. I know that we are talking about death numbers in a arbitrary way but those are real human lives that are gone. Real people with loved ones. I’m sure he is not making those decisions lightly especially because you have to balance that with people being able to live and make a living. Whether you think or agree with the way they handled the crisis the results were just about the same. I didn’t even mention that he was showing favoritism with the vaccine distribution. You can have your opinion what is priority or how they handled it but the numbers are the numbers.

  3. If Trump didn’t give his self or kids a preemptive blanket pardon “for future use,” he sure isn’t giving anybody else one.

    1. @Carly Jack There is no document. Just another diversion tactic from yet another follower of the orange messiah. Typical BS, you know smh…

    2. @Shay Morcormick Again with the famous diversion tactic from a orange messiah follower. If in fact the justice department found her guilty of anything she would be spending time in prison as we speak. Will you people ever stop beating a dead horse . My guess is no smh…..

    1. @MARSHAL BAEK lol I respect your opinion but Trump was not a fool (he’s awesome)
      And this story is fake news 100%.
      The media needed a fake story involving matt and Trump…because they have nothing else. I actually feel bad for the people who believe this nonsense. (The media is banking on the fact that this pardon story can’t be proven or disproven)

    2. @4touchdowns1game Did you score 4 TD’s in one game? What level of ball? You were a receiver, a running back, or a scrambling QB I would guess?

    3. @Cappy 22 Agreed – I wouldn’t have run this story. It doesn’t impact anything to do with alleged crimes we’re hearing about now. I’d like them to just arrest and indict him now if they have proof. Maybe they’re waiting for another source of proof or additional charges…or maybe they have nothing that will hold up in a court…like over 60 cases brought by various lawyers (including Giuliani) to try to prove massive fraud in the last election.

      Just so you know, I’m a Conservative Texan – and I want people like yourself to come back to the Conservative Republican Party. After many saw how far trump would go, they finally realized how far away they had drifted from our party. But we are weaker because of donald. We won’t win if we stay divided. And trump is not our party. He should have run as an independent because he doesn’t align with either party.

      I respect your opinion bud – it’s unAmerican and unGodly not to allow people to speak and keep an opinion. I voted for donald in 2016 and then he started acting like a child. And then he broke the law. All his crimes we know of all circle around his re-election. It is interesting to think/wonder if his personality/style would change if he did get back in the White House. knowing he only has 2 terms and there’s no more battles to be re-elected.

      Then again, who’s to say he wouldn’t want to stay another term and create a battle to change The Constitution. I honestly think he would try.

      But, hey – who knows? Better to live in the moment – and that’s really all we have. Have a good afternoon.

    1. @Loriann Richardson Barr was Investigating the people who are extorting Gaetz. Get your facts straight.

    2. @Living Legend2 Facts are Barr started the investigation into Gaetz months before Gaetz reported about the alleged extortion. The facts are not your friend.

    3. @Wohooo you will see, nothing will happen and this will fizzle out just like the impeachment did. Gaetz didn’t even know he was being extorted until recently. I know you lefties like to make up your own facts, but its not gonna pan out in reality.

  4. This is why he was against Dr Zeuss books being removed….it’s less reading material for his girlfriend!

    1. Exactly. At 17, they are NOT a woman PERIOD ! Anyone referring to a 17 year old is referring to a child…

    2. @Anonymous because I feel like it. The “what about” comments are the diversion tactics from the trumpsters. Reason being is… That’s all they’ve got

    3. @Buck Fiden That’s also how they’re refered to in the charges against trump in the multiple cases he’s facing…

  5. Colin Jost’s line about showing an ID was hilarious.
    Gaetz asked for a blanket pardon because that’s what innocent people do all the time.

    1. @Geert Joe Sure. By all means, get your physics education from a TV Evangelist. God forbid you should learn from somebody who was actually qualified. Why ruin a losing streak.

    2. @Daniel Eagan Install the Grammarly web browser extension. It will catch most grammar and spelling errors, and offer suggestions to correct them.

    3. @Carolyn Wertelecki Innocent? Rich people don’t do evil? Little money, little evil. Big money, big… well, you figure the rest out. I can give a hint: Rupert Murdoch.

  6. Enough criminals have gotten off due to pardons for crimes of which they deserved the jail time given them and it needs to stop.

    1. @A S How grossly disturbing that you belong to a party that actively works to disenfranchise your own grandchildren. Bet they’ll grow up to resent you.

    2. Matt will be at Mar A Lago this weekend for a women for Trump rally, wonder if Donald will crash the party like he did to that wedding recently?

    1. @Basil&Sage “do your homework” is that your condescending way of telling me you know more than me? How about you inform me instead of some lame defense. Im sure you use “look it up” a lot too.

    2. @Pfil.odendron I’m sorry if you think I think I’m smarter than you , but if you just watch msnbc or cnn you can be come bitter . I have listen to President Trump speak and heard them miss quote and say things that are so full of hate it made me sick. I know people dislike his personality.. But he did what he could to keep our borders safe. When he asked why in took so long to develop a vaccine, he was told it was due to lack of funds. So he made the funds available. Israel was promised by Clinton, Bush And Obama that they could have their embassy in Jerusalem ,their Capital . He made it come true . The Democrats’ use to think JFK was their hero , now they don’t mention him. The party has changed for the worst. I’m not for cancel culture, I love my country and hate where it’s going . I sorry for getting mad. I don’t think I’m smarter than you.

    3. @with heart No. They didn’t. They said there was No evidence of wide spread voter fraud. Of course there were a few, but nowhere near enough to call the election into doubt.

    4. @Basil&Sage but youre commenting on an MSNBC post? So are you just on here to troll? Repeat fake facts? I watch his live press publicity stunts. I dont come to cnn, msnbc, fox, the hill, or anyone else for information. Ive watched his LIVE speeches. Theyre scripted and every single one were of the same. What your failing to realize is that all of his staff had to “re iterate” what trump has said. “What he really said, what he really meant, what he was trying to say , but obama, but hilary, but this pointed finger, but that pointed finger”.

  7. Gaetz wanted his friends to get the pardons too. We need to look at these people – they may be involved. Who are these people?

    1. @Barry Carter
      Or a lot of others in the House Republican-QAnon Caucus are in Joel Greenberg’s Computers as human traffickers.

    2. Looking more and more like a ring aka a conspiracy to traffick children. If so he deserves life in prison.

  8. MATT: ” Can I have a blanket? ” 
    WH: ” You mean a blanket pardon?”
    MATT: “NO, I just want a blanket to keep this young girl warm” 
    WH: Shhhmmmmmm
    🙂 🙂 🙂

    1. and he did all that so yous could heres him? Listen, Matt Gaetz revealed the Dr. Genocide Fauci gave 7.5 million to ecohealth which is a front for the Wuhan lab where the virus came from, what were they researching? Bats and the effects of the coronavirus. Matt is on some extremely hot shet that if true would have a lot of people executed, media lying to you and censoring conservatives. 5 demmocratic Governors, Cuomo, Murphy, Whitmer, Wolf and Newsome under federal investigation for placing covid 19 patients in nursing homes that almost half the covid 19 patients came from. This is no game, genocide was committed so they could change election rules and use mail in ballots. Oct 18, 2019 Bill Gates coronavirus pandemic exercise, Oct 24, 2019 Washington Post writes an article how 195 countries weren’ prepared for a pandemic, Oct 25, 2019 Joe Biden attacked Trump cut funding a pandemic Obama/Biden passed. Scroll down until you see a comment from me about ECOHEALTHAlliances which funds the lab in Wuhan where the virus came from. That’s the pandemic funding Trump cut. Joe speaks to much and forgets not to talk about the crimes they committed! THAT’S WHY THEIR ATTACKING MATT AND RON DESANTIS WHO’S IGNORING FAUCI’S RECOMMENDATIONS.

  9. Gaetz needs to familiarize himself with something called KARMA, because he now has his at hand coming at him like a freight train!

  10. “That 17 year old and other women”
    “The 17 year old girl & various women”
    Stop referring to a minor as a woman

    1. @Rex you and the 7 people that liked your comment, at this point in time, are sick individuals

    2. I hate Matt Gaetz… but physiologically speaking, a 17-year-old female is indeed a woman. The age of consent is arbitrary and not based upon science.

    3. @Tessmage Tessera I’m sorry but your “science” is incorrect because a brain isn’t fully developed til around 25. So keep justifying Pedophilia

    1. Remember folks, this is only the one he got caught in….. i bet Gaetz has had his greasy fingers all over far younger “women”

  11. “I didn’t know she was 16! She told me she was 17”
    “17 is still a minor in the State of Florida.”
    “Oh. Then I thought she was 18. Is 18 ok?”

    1. @Del Ranson
      libotards spend a lot of time telling other people, what other people are thinking…. )

    2. @Roy Polloi jan wasn’t last week stupid…do you even know what day it is…..its judgement day )

    3. @Red Dwarf

      Kong is in Africa but befriends one of the few white girls there? Why not a black girl?

  12. Daddy Gaetz (crying): ‘What have I always told you, didn’t we bring you up right, how dare you behave like this and shame us so. Didn’t you learn anything, how many times did I tell you? Never get caught’.

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