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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

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April 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, April 23rd, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will host the Military Academy Night at Navarre High School in Navarre, Florida. Congressman Gaetz, along with representatives from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, will give presentations regarding the military academy application and nominations process.

 

April 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) yesterday filed the “PENCIL Act,” calling for Congressman Adam Schiff (CA- 28) to be removed from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House and for his security clearance to be immediately revoked.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01), along with U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Congressmen Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Joe Neguse (D-CO), and Dave Joyce (R-OH), announced the introduction of the STATES Act, bipartisan and bicameral legislation allowing individual states to set their own marijuana laws and policies.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) announced, at a press conference on Capitol Hill earlier today, the introduction of the “Green Real Deal,” a plan to address climate change by harnessing the power of free markets, embracing technological innovation and entrepreneurship, and cutting excessive governmental red tape.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – TOMORROW: On Wednesday, April 3rd, at 2:00p.m. ET, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01), the leading Republican voice on climate solutions, will unveil the “Green Real Deal” during a press conference on Capitol Hill at the House Triangle. During the press conference, Rep.

March 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Following Attorney General William Barr’s release of the principle conclusions of the Mueller report, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement:

March 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) applauded President Donald Trump’s FY2020 budget proposal, which includes $124.8 million in Air Force Special Operations Command Military Construction for the First Congressional District.

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March 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement after voting ‘present’ on H. Con. Res. 24, a resolution calling for the full release of the special report, which also offered unbridled praise to Robert Mueller’s team of anti-Trump operatives:

March 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) released the following statement in response to the Florida legislature’s vote to end the ban on smokable medical marijuana at the urging of Governor Ron DeSantis.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, March 15th, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will speak at the ribbon cutting for Life Options Clinic in Milton, Florida. Life Options Clinic is a non-profit volunteer organization that acts as a support system for women and families.

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April 12, 2019 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on Wednesday filed the “PENCIL Act,” calling for Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) to be removed from the House Intelligence Committee and for his security clearance to be immediately revoked.

April 12, 2019 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetez (R-FL) on Wednesday filed a resolution to remove House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) from the Committee and revoke his security clearance.

Gaetz appeared on Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to explain why he filed the resolution.

April 4, 2019 In The News

A large bipartisan group of lawmakers are dropping legislation later this morning that would end the federal prohibition on marijuana by allowing each state or territory to decide their own pot policy, and unlike in years past — this time they think it actually has a chance of becoming law.

April 4, 2019 In The News

A BIPARTISAN GROUP OF lawmakers has reintroduced a bill that would shield people complying with state marijuana laws from federal intervention, effectively leaving it up to states to decide their own marijuana laws and regulations.

April 4, 2019 In The News

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz unveiled the “Green Real Deal” on Wednesday as a free-market counterproposal to the Green New Deal being pushed by Democrats to combat climate change.

April 4, 2019 In The News

Republicans have an answer to the Green New Deal climate resolution in the form of a new parody bill unveiled on Wednesday.

April 4, 2019 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on Wednesday unveiled the “Green Real Deal” — his plan to combat climate change, which he calls a realistic counterproposal to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal.”

April 4, 2019 In The News

Centrists welcomed a "Green Real Deal" climate change resolution introduced Wednesday by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., intended to be a contrast to the progressive-backed Green New Deal.

Gaetz's plan would combat climate change through policies to promote innovation, rather than direct spending and regulations.

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April 18, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz and Biggs appear on Lou Dobbs to discuss their experience at the Arizona/Mexico border.

April 15, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Judge Jeanine to discuss the Dems' attempts to discredit AG Bill Barr.

April 15, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Dan Bongino to discuss the dems shooting down a bill that would've expanded college tuition for Gold Star Families.

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