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June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressmen Matt Gaetz (FL-01) and Ro Khanna (CA-17), along with 16 original cosponsors, introduced an amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to prevent federal funds from being used for any military force against Iran without congressional authorization.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

Join Governor Ron DeSantis and Congressman Matt Gaetz for a major announcement for Florida.

The event is open to the public and will take place at 10 AM CT at The Okaloosa Board of County Commission Chambers, 1250 N. Eglin Parkway, Suite 100, Shalimar, FL 32579


May 23, 2019 Press Release

DeSantis signs bill to ban sanctuary cities (via Northwest Florida Daily News)

SHALIMAR — Gov. Ron DeSantis called the sanctuary cities bill he came to Okaloosa County to sign Friday a “very simple” document written to ensure that federal officials know Floridians stand behind them in their effort to deport illegal immigrant lawbreakers.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) delivered a major foreign policy speech at the “Uniting for a Better Foreign Policy Luncheon.” As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and a close ally of President Donald Trump, Congressman Gaetz is well-positioned to influence American foreign policy.

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:



In The News

March 2, 2021 In The News

Calls by Democrats to remove the president's sole authority to order a nuclear attack are generating resistance from some Republicans.

As Fox News reported this week:

February 24, 2021 In The News

Florida lawmakers from across the aisle ask for the USS Bonhomme Richard to be moved and used as an artificial reef rather than the Navy advancing plans to dismantle and scrap it.

February 24, 2021 In The News

Former President Donald Trump wants to reassert control over Republicans by billing himself as the party’s “presumptive 2024 nominee” after losing reelection to President Joe Biden.

February 24, 2021 In The News

Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz said Sunday that the GOP was now solidly a pro-President Donald Trump party, and that rank-and-file voters have no interest in going back to “losing politely” with so-called “establishment” candidates.

February 24, 2021 In The News

After another local GOP organization voted to censure Illinois Representative Adam Kinzinger over his support for Donald Trump's impeachment, one of the congressman's Re

February 24, 2021 In The News

After "the art of the deal" comes "the art of the comeback," according to Rep. Matt Gaetz.

The Florida congressman predicted former President Donald Trump will run for a second, nonconsecutive term in 2024 during a Sunday evening broadcast of The Next Revolution With Steve Hilton on Fox News.

February 24, 2021 In The News

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz has suggested that Senator Ted Cruz was wrong to apologize for flying to Mexico on vacation as Texans endured power cuts and freezing temperatures.

February 24, 2021 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) floated Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Sunday as a possible 2024 presidential candidate.

February 24, 2021 In The News

So Democrat's want to slam Rep. Matt Gaetz for being on TV or going to Wyoming and you want people to respond in 520 words or less?

February 17, 2021 In The News

On Fox Across America with Jimmy Failla, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) discusses why Nikki Haley should not be considered a leading candidate in the 2024 Presidential races and who he thinks is the true leader of the Republican Party right now.


Photo Galleries

May 1, 2017 Photo Gallery

Open Gaetz Day in Santa Rosa County took place throughout the communities of Milton and Pace on February 23, 2017.

April 27, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Matt Gaetz visits Ponce de Leon and Westville in Holmes County Florida on April 12, 2017.

April 26, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Gaetz attended several Easter related events over the Easter weekend.



March 30, 2021 Video

I wish Joe Biden would give up on the war in Afghanistan, the war in Syria, or the war on drugs the way he gives up on his own sentences.

(Fox News, Watters' World, 03/27/2021)

March 29, 2021 Video

The Biden administration is no longer worried about WINNING in the military...they're worried about WOKENESS. Our country and our military deserve better.

(Fox News, Tucker Carlson Tonight, 03/26/2021)