Latest News

September 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s decision to extend the moratorium on offshore drilling on Florida's coast:


July 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) joined Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and the Florida congressional delegation in urging U.S. Air Force Assistant Secretary John Henderson to consider eight Florida locations for the future home of the United States Space Command (SPACECOM).


July 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) filed a criminal referral against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for making materially false statements to Congress while under oath during two joint hearings in Congress on April 10th, 2018 and April 11th, 2018.


July 22, 2020 Press Release

TOMORROW: Congressman Matt Gaetz to Hold Virtual Discussion with State Representative Alex Andrade on Florida Response to COVID-19

July 16, 2020 Press Release

Commissioner Richard Corcoran, Congressman Matt Gaetz, and Superintendent Marcus Chambers to Hold Virtual Discussion on Florida Schools Reopening

July 6, 2020 Hot Takes Press Room

“Big breaking news,” Gaetz announces on today’s episode of “Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz,” “The CEOs of the major technology companies in the United States of America are coming before the House Judiciary Committee to testify in our ongoing bipartisan antitrust probe.”


July 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) announced The Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the U.S. Department of the Treasury plans to award a $1,233,566.00 Direct Component grant to Okaloosa County, Florida, for the Snorkel and Dive Reef construction project.

June 30, 2020 Hot Takes Press Room

Today on his podcast, “Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz,” Congressman Gaetz recounts being with President Trump when he ordered the drone strike that killed Qasem Soleimani.



June 29, 2020 Hot Takes Press Room

In today’s episode of “Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz,” Congressman Gaetz applauded President Trump’s foreign policy approach of placing America first and not entangling the United States in an endless, unfocused forever war.


June 24, 2020 Hot Takes Press Room

Congressman Matt Gaetz took to his podcast on Tuesday to sharply assess why the United Nations (UN) defends the U.S. domestic terrorist organization “Antifa” while criticizing Attorney General William Barr.



In The News

October 19, 2020 In The News

At least two Florida Congressmen say they won’t accept donations from Big Tech companies or associated PACs.

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz said he will refuse all such donations, and he called on all lawmakers to do the same.

October 19, 2020 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz is one of President Trump’s most steadfast defenders on cable news. The second-term Florida Republican can frequently be seen on the airwaves pushing back against the Russia investigation or supporting economic reopening amid the coronavirus.

October 16, 2020 In The News

FreedomWorks is proud to honor Rep. Matt Gaetz as our member of the month for October 2020. Representing Florida’s 1st Congressional District, which encompasses Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, and the far north-western position of the state, Rep. Gaetz has already demonstrated himself as a strong ally for freedom and liberty.

October 13, 2020 In The News

A new film, “The Plot Against the President,” examines the "slow-moving coup engineered by a coterie of the American establishment elite, targeting not only the president, but the whole country” when Democrats attempted to link President Trump’s campaign to

October 13, 2020 In The News

Nearly 300 Republicans packed shoulder-to-shoulder maskless and sweating inside a Holiday Inn conference room this week in the heart of the Florida Panhandle to see their party's biggest political stars not named President Donald Trump.

October 9, 2020 In The News

FreedomWorks held a press conference earlier this week on ensuring election integrity, including making sure all nine seats are filled on the U.S. Supreme Court, making Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation an urgent matter.

October 9, 2020 In The News

The organization FreedomWorks hosts a virtual press conference with members from Congress to stress the biggest threats to our election system and educate voters. One America’s Caitlin Sinclair has more.



October 7, 2020 In The News

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are offering two reports of their own as alternatives to the 

October 7, 2020 In The News

Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan, the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, released one of two minority reports Tuesday at the conclusion of a 15-month investigation into big tech anti-competitive market practices.

October 6, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- To conclude our first Election Protection activist fly-in, FreedomWorks held a press conference this morning calling on the Senate to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. Noah Wall, FreedomWorks Executive Vice President, commented:


Photo Galleries

June 10, 2020 Photo Gallery

Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) denounced the left’s dangerous and deadly campaign to “defund the police,” displaying inflammatory tweets by activists promoting radical agendas that were retweeted and supported by progressive Democrat Members of Congress.





October 13, 2020 Video

"When the jobs of Americans are on the line, when our national security is on the line, you don't get to Zoom in to those meetings. You have to show up."

October 6, 2020 Video

"There is no lockdown that can be a panacea to save everyone from everything and this is proof positive that's the case."