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Republican lawmakers Jim Jordan (OH) and Matt Gaetz (FL) are pushing Democrats to examine the issue of individual rights under conservatorships, citing pop music icon Britney Spears’ conservatorship as one high profile example.
Two Republicans who rose to prominence by defending President Trump have seized on a new issue — the battle over the legal guardianship of Britney Spears, the former teen pop star who has suffered a succession of personal, professional and financial crises.
U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., wants a key congressional committee “to review and examine the plight of Americans trapped unjustly in conservatorships” and he is citing the case of a famous pop star to bolster his position.
Two Republican congressmen have called for the House of Representatives to hold hearings about the use of conservatorships in the US in the wake of the Framing Britney Spears documentary.
Britney Spears could potentially speak her truth in front of Congress and the nation at large to discuss the issues of her conservatorship ... at least that's what Rep. Matt Gaetz wants.
The #FreeBritney movement has apparently found supporters in two Republican firebrands.