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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

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February 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s decision today to invoke Executive Action and declare a national emergency on the United States’ southern border:

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressmen Matt Gaetz, Andy Biggs, Mark Meadows, and Jim Jordan sent a letter to President Trump, urging him to use his authority under Title X to access funds to build the wall.

February 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today has introduced new legislation, known as the “Justice for All Resolution.” The resolution would require equal punishment for those who lie to Congress regardless of politics, fame, or elections.

January 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) released the following statement today supporting family values:

January 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) to bring border security legislation to the House floor for a vote:  

 

January 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement applauding Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for working with President Donald Trump to secure disaster relief from the federal government for Florida’s recovery from Hurricane Michael.

January 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today announced his 2019 service academy nominations for Florida’s First Congressional District in two separate events at Niceville High School and Pace High School earlier today. During the presentations, Rep. Gaetz nominated the following students to the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) released the following statement in response to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ major announcement today regarding medical marijuana. During the press conference this afternoon, Gov.

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January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Several members of the Florida delegation joined in opposition against Democrats’ blatant political efforts to combine needed disaster funding with the government shutdown. Congressmen Matt Gaetz (FL-01), Neal Dunn (FL-02), Ted Yoho (FL-03), John Rutherford (FL-04), Michael Waltz (FL-06), Daniel Webster (FL-11), Gus Bilirakis (Fl-12), Ross Spano (FL-15), Vern

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today introduced the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019. The bipartisan legislation unlocks the potential to research the cures offered by medical cannabis, which could prove beneficial to veterans, the chronically ill, and the elderly.

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In The News

January 8, 2019 In The News

It’s a dark Friday night. Allison is leaving her evening classes, which came after an already-long workday. She trudges, exhausted, to her car, parked at the far side of a dark parking lot. While she is rummaging in her bag for her keys, a hand covers her mouth. “Scream and I’ll kill you,” a voice growls. She’s pushed, hard, slamming her head into her passenger window, falling to the ground.

January 3, 2019 In The News

Matt Gaetz did not set out to go drinking, with a journalist, on the record. Nonetheless, here he is, plunked down at the Capitol Hill watering hole Bullfeathers, ordering a pint of beer.

January 3, 2019 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz isn’t disappearing from your TV screens anytime soon.

The controversial Florida Republican and ardent Donald Trump supporter, who just won re-election, will continue making his plea to protect the president on any news channel that will have him in 2019.

March 21, 2018 In The News

               Gaetz, Dunn host Service Academy Day events

Each Congressional district has residents who desire an appointment to military academies. Those districts with a significant military presence tend to attract even more interest.

March 21, 2018 In The News

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise joined 13 House Republicans in calling for a special second counsel to investigate to investigate the Justice Department and FBI.

March 7, 2018 In The News

Two powerful House Republicans are pressuring Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint a prosecutor to investigate the FBI's 2016 decision to spy on Carter Page, a former campaign aide to President Donald Trump.

March 7, 2018 In The News

Congressional Republicans are renewing calls for a second special counsel this week, with some suggesting the move may become “unavoidable,” amid new revelations related to the end of the Hillary Clinton email probe and the beginning of the investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates during the 2016 presidential election.

March 7, 2018 In The News

Last week, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., showcased the “Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act.”

March 2, 2018 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., wrote a letter to House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff imploring the California Democrat to join him in co-sponsoring a very familiar bill.

March 2, 2018 In The News

Thirteen members of the House of Representatives sent a scathing letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week, demanding he appoint a second special counsel to investigate the Department of Justice’s handling of the ‘Russia Dossier’ in obtaining FISA warrants against the Trump campaign.

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August 24, 2018 Photo Gallery

August 23, 2018

DeFuniak Springs, FL

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April 23, 2018 Photo Gallery

On Friday, April 20, 2018, Congressman Gaetz hosted a series of events through Cantonment, Molino and surrounding areas for "Open Gaetz Day".

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Videos

January 10, 2019 Video

Rep. Gaetz appears on Lou Dobbs to discuss border wall funding.

January 7, 2019 Video

Rep. Gaetz appears on Lou Dobbs Tonight to discuss the Democrats impeaching President Trump and the border wall.

January 7, 2019 Video

Rep. Gaetz appears on Outnumbered as guest alongside Harris Faulkner, Melissa Francis, Lisa Boothe, and Leslie Marshall.

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