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Rep. Gaetz: ‘I think that Senator Corker is a little upset that he got passed over for Secretary of State’

Republican Representative Matt Gaetz of Florida responds to Senator Bob Corker’s comments that the Republican Party is not able to push back to …


Jeff Sessions no longer 'cowering in the corner to the deep state,' Matt Gaetz says after Senate staffer arrested in leak probe

Rep. Matt Gaetz, a freshman Republican from Florida, applauded Attorney General Jeff Sessions after a former top Senate staffer was indicted by a …

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Paul Ryan Siding With the ‘Deep State,’ GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Says

Murmurs of revolt around speaker, conservative Florida congressman said<p>GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz fired a shot across Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s bow Wednesday, …

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Legislation Introduced to End the Federal Government’s Marijuana Production Monopoly

Legislation Introduced to End the Federal Government’s Marijuana Production Monopoly | Paul Armentano<p>WASHINGTON, DC — A bipartisan coalition of over …


Even Trump loyalist Matt Gaetz thinks Democrats should have been invited to the White House's 'informant' meeting

President Trump spent Wednesday morning stoking fears of a Deep State conspiracy against his 2016 presidential campaign after a report last week that …

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Democrats not invited to meeting on Trump’s secret FBI source

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), member of the House Freedom Caucus and a Trump ally, reacts to news of Democrats being excluded from a Thursday briefing …


Tapper presses lawmaker: Who is the deep state? - CNN Video

CNN's Jake Tapper presses Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) after a comment he made that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sympathetic with the "deep state."

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'The Federal Government Has Lied To The American People For A Generation': Matt Gaetz To Pressure Capitol Hill For Cannabis Research

After introducing the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018, Matt Gaetz is onto his next target. Now, he's heading to Capitol Hill to hold an event …


Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Pushes Medical Marijuana Research

Sensing a change of prevailing political winds on the issue of cannabis, Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz is defying conventional opinion. “A lot of …


Matt Gaetz: White House ‘Not Yet Fully Informed’ On Extent of Spying

6:30 PM 05/21/2018Justin Caruso<p>Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz said that the White House is “not yet fully informed” on the extent of intelligence …

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GOP Rep. Gaetz Says Farm Bill Wasn't Conservative Enough

Congressman Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Florida, discusses his vote against the farm bill, President Trump's call for an investigation into …

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Trump ally Matt Gaetz makes a push for medical marijuana

WASHINGTON – Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz has made a reputation for his avid support for President Donald Trump, who often calls the freshman Republican …


Maxine Waters is the ‘Chicken Little’ of the Democratic Party: Rep. Gaetz

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) on how Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) wants President Trump impeached for pulling the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal.

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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL): John Kerry Is Undermining Our Work

Shortly following President Trump's announcement that the United States would be withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal, Todd Starnes got a reaction from Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL). The Congressman had harsh words for former Secretary of State John Kerry.<p>Rep. Gaetz said, "John Kerry is undermining our …

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A young girl gives Matt Gaetz the finger, and he rolls with it

"Hey, we've all been young once!" Gaetz said in a weekly recap email blast to supporters. He brushed it off in a TV interview as well. The girl's …

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Sixth-grader flips off Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz in viral selfie

Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., had a non-Kodak moment Tuesday after a sixth-grade girl was snapped giving the lawmaker the middle finger during a school visit.<p>Gaetz met with students at Shoal River Middle School in Crestview, Fla., to lecture them on civics when he decided to take a selfie …

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State Rep. Accidentally Posts Photo of Middle School Girl Giving Him the Finger

When State Representative Matt Gaetz showed up to Shoal River Middle School in Crestview, Florida on Tuesday, he expected to teach some sixth graders a civics lesson. What he did not expect is that he would be getting his own lesson... in being absolutely roasted.<p>One unnamed Shoal River student, …

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Grade-schooler flips off Trump-loving Rep. Matt Gaetz

Florida Republican Matt Gaetz’s visit to a local middle school has gone viral thanks to a selfie posted by the Trump-loving U.S. …

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Sixth-grader gives Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz the middle finger in viral photo

A selfie taken during a visit by Rep. Matt Gaetz to a Florida middle school has gone viral after one student was captured in the background presenting the congressman with a one-fingered salute.<p>The photo shows the Florida Republican posing in front of dozens of students at Shoal River Middle School …

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Sixth-grader flips off Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz in selfie


Rep. Matt Gaetz gets flipped off by photobombing middle school girl

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is the boy politician of the Trump-era: Quick on his feet, omnipresent on the cable news circuit, and always controversial. …

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Legislation Introduced To End The Federal Government’s Marijuana Production Monopoly

A bipartisan coalition of over two-dozen federal lawmakers, including House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL), are …

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Rep. Matt Gaetz reacts to the House's Russia report


Rep. Gaetz Sees Increased Probability of Medical Marijuana Bill Passing

Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican, discusses the latest developments in the congressional battle over legalized marijuana. He speaks with …

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Matt Gaetz: The Trumpiest Lawmaker in Trump's D.C.

Matt Gaetz is a 35-year-old freshmen Congressman pursuing a risky new gameplan for getting ahead in Washington: Be just like Trump. He's courting …

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Congressman Matt Gaetz endorses Richard Corcoran for governor

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran may not have announced his candidacy for governor yet — he's expected to make it official later this month …


Republican lawmaker: There’s still time for Jeff Sessions to fire Robert Mueller

Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., says it’s not too late for Attorney General Jeff Sessions “to do the right thing” by reversing his recusal in the …

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Rep. Matt Gaetz: 'Time for Jeff Sessions to Do Right Thing,' Fire Mueller

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said Tuesday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should take back his decision to recuse himself from the investigation into …

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