Meet Matt

Matt Gaetz, a Congressman in the 116th Congress, is a member of the Armed Services and Judiciary Committees. His work in Congress focuses on national security, tax reform, regulatory reform, and adherence to constitutional principles. Matt is devoted to the values upon which our country was founded, earning the nickname of “constitutional conservative champion.” Matt is an active member on the Climate Solutions, Reformers, Animal Protection, and Robotics Caucuses.

Latest News

September 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) exposed Reverend Al Sharpton’s history of racist remarks and inflammatory actions by quoting a concurrent resolution by former U.S. Congressman Joe Scarborough, which detailed a pattern of questionable conduct by Reverend Al Sharpton.

September 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) criticized Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY-10) and the House Democrats for their decision to subpoena President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and compel his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. 

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September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement following the House Judiciary Committee’s passage of the “Resolution for Investigative Proceedings,” which changes the rules of the Judiciary Committee, and states that the committee is conducting “an investigation to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment with respect to Pre

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September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Matt Gaetz (FL-01) and Donna Shalala (FL-27) introduced the Expanding Cannabis Research and Information Act, bipartisan legislation that would facilitate research into the potential medical benefits and public health impacts of marijuana. The bill would develop a national cannabis research agenda, direct the U.S.

September 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today applauded the final passage of H.R. 205, “Protecting and Securing Florida’s Coastline Act of 2019,” which permanently extends the moratorium on drilling in areas of the Gulf of Mexico near the Florida coast, including the Gulf Test Range.