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July 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday unanimously passed Congressman Matt Gaetz’s (FL-01) “Reef Assassin Act” amendment to H.R. 200, the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act. The amendment will encourage the elimination of lionfish from our waters.

July 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement applauding the six-month anniversary since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 22, 2017. Over the past six months, the proven successes of tax reform have been enormous and continue to be a win for the American people.

July 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today applauding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court:

July 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the arrival of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter “DAUNTLESS,” a 210' Medium Endurance Cutter, to its new homeport of Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida’s First Congressional District.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today attended the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on “Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions Surrounding the 2016 Election,” where he demanded answers from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Rep.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018, which was defeated in the House by a vote of 121-301:

June 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to uphold President Donald Trump's travel restriction:

June 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the final passage of H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, in the U.S. House of Representatives last night:

June 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approving the first prescription drug derived from the cannabis plant, as a treatment for specific forms of epilepsy. 

June 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today after voting for the House Budget Committee’s FY19 budget resolution, which was referred favorably to the House by a vote of 21–13:

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March 7, 2018 In The News

Two powerful House Republicans are pressuring Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint a prosecutor to investigate the FBI's 2016 decision to spy on Carter Page, a former campaign aide to President Donald Trump.

March 7, 2018 In The News

Congressional Republicans are renewing calls for a second special counsel this week, with some suggesting the move may become “unavoidable,” amid new revelations related to the end of the Hillary Clinton email probe and the beginning of the investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates during the 2016 presidential election.

March 7, 2018 In The News

Last week, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., showcased the “Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act.”

March 2, 2018 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., wrote a letter to House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff imploring the California Democrat to join him in co-sponsoring a very familiar bill.

March 2, 2018 In The News

Thirteen members of the House of Representatives sent a scathing letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week, demanding he appoint a second special counsel to investigate the Department of Justice’s handling of the ‘Russia Dossier’ in obtaining FISA warrants against the Trump campaign.

March 2, 2018 In The News

A Gulf Breeze High senior has been selected for an appointment to The United States Military Academy Westpoint.

Matthew Hawkins, 17, received a nomination from Congressman Matt Gaetz in January and made it through the final selection process to receive a coveted spot in the academy.

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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. 

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March 6, 2020 Video

I think it's the fact that they're losing. Donald Trump has reshaped the federal judiciary, it's one of the enduring legacies of his presidency. Chuck Schumer lost on Merrick Garland, he lost when he tried to block Gorsuch and they lost in spectacular fashion when they tried to ruin the life of Justice Kavanaugh.

March 2, 2020 Video

President Trump has built teams to solve problems his entire life. Now, with the establishment of the best scientists in the world to analyze our way to blunt the virus, I think America will be in a better position.

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February 21, 2020 Video

ABC told me to show up and that I would be surrounded by women. I thought I was auditioning for The Bachelor. You can imagine my surprise when I found myself on the set of the The View.

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