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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida


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March 22, 2018 Press Release


Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement after the House voted on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, an omnibus spending package, which passed with a vote of 256-167, despite vocal bipartisan opposition:

December 22, 2017 Page

Below are letters Congressma Matt Gaetz sent to Mr. Sessions, Mr. Tillerson and Mr. Mnuchin.

PDF iconLetter to Attorney General Jeff Session

November 3, 2017 Page

"Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Robert Mueller should resign from his special counsel position"

To read the resolution, click the link below.

PDF iconMueller Resolution.pdf

October 27, 2017 Video

During the "Conversations with Conservatives" discussion over the budget, Congressman Gaetz had plenty to say. “I was watching Indiana Jones the other night, and I sort of feel like this tax bill is like the Ark of the Covenant" said Gaetz.

October 26, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Matt Gaetz was the lone Florida Republican to vote against the budget that is a set-up for a $1.5 trillion tax cut package.

Not that Gaetz is against cutting taxes. He has derided the lack of details.

It amounted to being "asked to vote for a budget that nobody believes in so that we have the chance to vote for a tax bill that nobody's read," the Fort Walton Beach lawmaker said earlier this week.

Gaetz in a statement after the vote ripped the "liberal Senate budget."

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01), member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement today after voting against the Senate Amendment to H.Con.Res.71. Despite Rep. Gaetz’s opposition, the legislation passed by a vote of 216-212.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Matt Gaetz wrote a letter regarding the Pro Sports Act to Kevin Brady, Committee Chairman on Ways and Means in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Click the link to view the letter.

PDF iconLetter to Brady re_Pro Sports Act.pdf

October 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-1) today issued the following statement regarding H.Con.Res 71, the House Republicans’ 2018 Budget Resolution. Following Congressman Gaetz’s vote to support the House Republican Budget, the bill passed with a vote of 219–206.

October 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-1) today announced that he has been chosen to be a member of the Debt Ceiling Working Group, a group assembled by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. With government debt at an all-time high, Congressman Gaetz’s history of fiscal conservatism, and his continued emphasis on the need for large-scale reform, makes him a natural fit for the position. The first meeting of the Debt Ceiling Working Group is scheduled for Tuesday, October 10th.