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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

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February 15, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Gaetz (FL01) is hosting the “Western Hemisphere Field Hearing: Hezbollah Gains in South America” in Pensacola, FL on March 12, 2018. The purpose of this event is to engage in meaningful discussion relating to drug trafficking and terrorism in the Western Hemisphere.

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February 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement regarding H.R. 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, which passed the House this afternoon with a vote of 225–192:

February 15, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Matt Gaetz invites the community to join him for Military Service Academy  Nights.

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February 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s recently-introduced FY19 Budget:

February 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the Bipartisan Budget Act, which passed the House 240–186:

February 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the recent testimony of Uranium One informant William Campbell, provided on Wednesday to the Senate Judiciary Committee, House Intelligence Comm

February 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the recent release of text messages between FBI agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page:

February 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the long-awaited release of the “FISA memo”:

February 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to questions about his guest to the State of the Union address:

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In The News

February 16, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress — Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, and Neal Dunn, R-Panama City, and Sens. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla. — voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 9.
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February 16, 2018 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz is working on a bill to loosen federal restrictions on medical marijuana research and end the Department of Veterans Affairs' long-standing "gag rule" on alerting veterans about medical marijuana research trials near them.
 
February 16, 2018 In The News
During a heated debate in the House Judiciary Committee last October, Chairman Bob Goodlatte agreed to work with Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., to make medical marijuana research easier. Four months later, it seems like the chairman has delivered.
 
February 9, 2018 In The News

The new information revealed by the Senate Homeland Security Committee about the FBI's alleged mishandling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail case -- including the FBI text "POTUS wants to know everything we're doing" -- raises "alarming questions about the extent of President Obama's involvement with FBI investigations," said House Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) in a Feb. 7 statement. 

February 9, 2018 In The News

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) argued Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, should step aside from his committee’s investigation of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

February 9, 2018 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said that President Trump calls him on the phone periodically, and that he believes it's because he often comes to the president's defense on television.

"He cracks me up when he calls," Gaetz told BuzzFeed News.

"I think it’s because I defend him on television," the Florida Republican said, explaining why Trump calls him. 

February 9, 2018 In The News
Matt Gaetz was relatively anonymous for the first 10 months of 2017, a first-year Republican newly arrived in Washington to represent the Florida panhandle.
 
February 9, 2018 In The News
When Matt Gaetz came to Washington last year, he could easily have been mistaken for the typical freshman member of Congress. The Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call ran a short profile of him under the headline “The Least Interesting (Fresh) Man in the House.”
 
But the Florida Republican proved to be anything but that.
 
February 2, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump should not just release the "memo," but do so in dramatic fashion tonight at the State of the Union, says Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz.
 
February 2, 2018 In The News

Monday saw a victory for the Donald Trump administration and its Congressional defenders when FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepped down.

As CNN pithily described it, “McCabe had become a central target of President Donald Trump’s ire toward the FBI over its involvement in the investigation into potential collusion between his campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.”

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February 16, 2018 Photo Gallery

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February 9, 2018 Photo Gallery
More than two dozen area high school students got one step closer Tuesday to their dreams of serving their country after earning nominations to the nation’s military service academies.
 
January 23, 2018

 

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February 9, 2018 Photo Gallery

January 25, 2018

Milton, Florida 

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February 16, 2018 Video

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February 12, 2018

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February 16, 2018 Video

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February 12, 2018

 

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February 8, 2018 Video

For weeks, Congressman Gaetz has been talking about "the memo" and the damaging details it contains.  See how his thoughts and predictions came to fruition.

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