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May 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, June 1st, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will hold a series of townhall events for the “Won’t Back Down” Tour in Florida’s First Congressional District. During the events, Congressman Gaetz will provide an update on his work in Washington, D.C., as well as hold an open discussion with constituents on the most pressing issues of the day.

May 13, 2019 Press Release

May 13th, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL) introduced a package of bills that would update medical marijuana practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Gaetz released the following statement today after the House voted on the Supplemental Appropriations Act:

 

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement declaring victory over Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson’s announcement earlier today to base a squadron of F-35A additional Joint Strike Fighters at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida’s First Congressional District.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today attended the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on the “Committee Report for Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives Find William P. Barr, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in Contempt of Congress.” During the hearing, Rep.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement in response to the uprising against Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela today:

 

April 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, May 4th, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will host the annual Congressional Art Competition at the Mattie Kelly Art Center on Northwest Florida State College’s campus in Niceville, FL. The theme for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition will be “Scenes of Northwest Florida.”

 

April 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, April 25th, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will speak at Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida, to members of the student body and staff. The event will be sponsored by the Political Science Club on campus.

 

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.

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In The News

May 23, 2019 In The News

What does America First mean when it comes to conservative foreign policy?

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Panhandle Republican, took on the task of explaining it at the “Uniting for a Better Foreign Policy Luncheon” in Washington on Wednesday.

May 23, 2019 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on Wednesday delivered a major foreign policy speech at a veterans’ event that urged restraint in overseas military engagements.

In the process he outlined his interpretation of what the Trump administration’s “America First” foreign policy means.

May 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Telling a veterans’ group that America’s military is “overstretched, overdeployed and overexerted,” U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz made the case Wednesday for what he called the “Trump Doctrine,” a distillation of President Donald Trump’s approach to foreign policy and the use of the military.

May 16, 2019 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) torched the FBI, the Department of Defense (DOD), and other intelligence agencies, saying that he was “deeply disappointed” by the “lack of cooperation” between the agencies when dealing with the 2016 hack of Florida voter databases by the Russians, Politico Reported Wednesday.

May 15, 2019 In The News

I love our country — its diversity brings many conflicting ideas and viewpoints to the table. But one thing all Northwest Floridians can agree on is this: the Crestview traffic congestion on Highway 85 causes us all headaches and frustration.

May 13, 2019 In The News

TALLAHASSEE — President Donald Trump left Washington on Wednesday for a campaign rally in Panama City Beach with nothing to offer the Panhandle toward its recovery from Hurricane Michael.

May 10, 2019 In The News

The last time Donald Trump visited this (Panama City) area of Florida was in October 2016. He was just a presidential candidate that no one in the mainstream media gave a chance of winning, and I was just a state representative who knew the media were grossly misreading the presidential race back then.

May 10, 2019 In The News

Protecting our borders and national sovereignty has proven to be among the most complex and dire issues facing our country — but President Trump has a comprehensive plan to accomplish that important task.

May 10, 2019 In The News

For over two years, Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, trumpeted false claims of collusion to anyone and everyone who would listen.

May 10, 2019 In The News

The U.S.-Mexico border is a humanitarian and national security disaster. It is a problem of epic proportions that must be solved. Here is what we five Republican U.S. House members saw on the Arizona-Mexico border last week.

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