What we know about investigation into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz | USA TODAY

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Here's what we know about Florida congressman Matt Gaetz who is reportedly under investigation over an alleged sexual relationship with a minor.
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Rep. Matt Gaetz, a firebrand Florida Republican and close ally of former President Donald Trump, is under investigation over allegations that he had sex with an underage girl, according to media reports Tuesday.

The revelation that the Justice Department is investigating Gaetz for potential violations of sex trafficking laws swiftly roiled national politics. Gaetz was accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl and paying for her travel, The New York Times first reported.

The third-term congressman denied wrongdoing, insinuating that he and his family have been under the threat of extortion from a former Justice official.

Gaetz has not been charged and said he is cooperating with the DOJ investigation.

The allegations at the heart of the evolving controversy are the most serious charges levied at a congressman who is no stranger to political scandal. The broader story of the situation involves multiple elected officials and investigations in Florida and Washington.

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43 Comments on "What we know about investigation into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz | USA TODAY"

  1. But yet Epsteins co-conspirators are still not known…🤔

  2. ᗯIᒪᗪᕼOᑎEY1971 | March 31, 2021 at 6:25 PM | Reply

    Seems like the Press was set up on this one! This may backfire! I just don’t see him doing this.. but definitely see him getting blackmailed and using it to go after MSM and DOJ

    • John Jacobson | March 31, 2021 at 7:52 PM | Reply

      Ignorance is bliss…. you must be very happy 😃

    • Abraham Szekely | March 31, 2021 at 8:16 PM | Reply

      @C Train Washington Examiner is an extreme far right paper that has been caught defending republicans that later turned out guilty. Even the article you are referring to doesn’t do anything but show what Gaetz is saying. No proof of it being true is given. Sorry, try again.

    • “I just don’t see him doing this” <~ clear sign that U are talking to an idiot

    • @C Train You’re a tumpet. You are pedalling the same Trumpet nonsense about fake news.

    • @C Train Ummmmm….so the Washington Examiner ISN’T the media??? Hey folks….learn something new every day!

  3. Benjamin Romberg | March 31, 2021 at 6:47 PM | Reply

    If this is true, that boys in a heap of trouble plus the fact he isn’t too bright to begin with.

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  4. How do you say Michael Jackson? Lol.

  5. Is Matt an Adrenochrome user?

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    • Theophilos Mantzanas | March 31, 2021 at 8:59 PM | Reply

      Coincidentally, I just made a bet with a Trumper that indeed Trump will deny knowing Gaetz.

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  6. Today’s lesson in Karma is brought to you by the ONE congressman who voted against a child trafficking law. THE ONLY ONE.

  7. Brian Bosworth | March 31, 2021 at 8:07 PM | Reply

    PIZZA-GAETZ!!!

  8. Jerry Willis | March 31, 2021 at 8:14 PM | Reply

    Gaetz even looks like another Republican creep.

  9. School Gaetz….what someone else called him

  10. trumptards must die | March 31, 2021 at 8:31 PM | Reply

    The 17 year old was probably his cousin.

  11. Thomas Nguyen | March 31, 2021 at 8:47 PM | Reply

    Where is Daddy Donny 🍊? Come out and defend your god son Donny … 😂🤣🤣🤣. Maybe Donny keeping distance from the “I don’t know him well … 🤣🤣🤣”

  12. This is a diversion to hide his relationship with the 19 year old young man who lives with him. His story about adopting him as his “son” is very fishy.

  13. Theophilos Mantzanas | March 31, 2021 at 9:01 PM | Reply

    Coincidentally, I just made a bet with a Trumper that indeed Trump will deny knowing Gaetz.

  14. Jashua Smith | March 31, 2021 at 9:10 PM | Reply

    Real Jeepers Creepers Horror show looking dude.

  15. Jim Jordan , Matt Gaetz you have to wonder what really happened?????????

  16. Paul Archibald | March 31, 2021 at 9:33 PM | Reply

    I hear he runs a Pizza Shop too!

  17. fairchildcreek | March 31, 2021 at 9:59 PM | Reply

    Underage girl? So maybe this is why Matt was so interested in Dr Seuss…

  18. Who just started watching old episodes of to catch a predator after this news dropped lmfao…

  19. I certainly hope Mr Potatohead is innocent. Although, he would get well looked after in protective custody, given his boyish good looks and bouffant.

  20. Yep… Just like mom said: Those that are the noisiest usually have a skeleton in a closet somewhere.

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