Again in late March, Axios revealed a story about Matt Gaetz retiring from congress and dealing in Conservative media. The story appeared odd on the time. The Florida Rep. was seemingly on the rise within the get together.
Gaetz had related himself tightly to Donald Trump. He went so far as threatening Michael Cohen the day earlier than the Trump lawyer was set to testify in entrance of congress. He later apologized to Speaker Pelosi for his actions.
The Florida Rep. has additionally been given excessive profile assignments throughout the get together. He was one of many primary audio system this yr on the Conservative CPAC story.
However only a day after the Axios story, it grew to become clear why Gaetz was in a rush to depart the Home of Representatives. The New York Instances reported that the GOP lawmaker was beneath investigation for intercourse trafficking.
This week, Reuters revealed a report that gave extra perception into Gaetz’s plea to the Conservative community. Newsmax spokesperson, Brian Peterson, instructed the information outlet, “Newsmax has had no plans to rent Rep. Gaetz.”
One other supply stated, “Earlier this yr, (Gaetz) reached out and stated he would possibly go away Congress early and was involved in TV work. [It was] only a dialog” and Newsmax “by no means instructed him we had been .”
After that play failed, Gaetz has taken his battle towards the fees in one other path. The Florida Rep. and embattled Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene are touring the nation on what they’re calling America First rallies.
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