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January 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) to bring border security legislation to the House floor for a vote:  

 

January 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement applauding Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for working with President Donald Trump to secure disaster relief from the federal government for Florida’s recovery from Hurricane Michael.

January 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today announced his 2019 service academy nominations for Florida’s First Congressional District in two separate events at Niceville High School and Pace High School earlier today. During the presentations, Rep. Gaetz nominated the following students to the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) released the following statement in response to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ major announcement today regarding medical marijuana. During the press conference this afternoon, Gov.

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January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Several members of the Florida delegation joined in opposition against Democrats’ blatant political efforts to combine needed disaster funding with the government shutdown. Congressmen Matt Gaetz (FL-01), Neal Dunn (FL-02), Ted Yoho (FL-03), John Rutherford (FL-04), Michael Waltz (FL-06), Daniel Webster (FL-11), Gus Bilirakis (Fl-12), Ross Spano (FL-15), Vern

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today introduced the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019. The bipartisan legislation unlocks the potential to research the cures offered by medical cannabis, which could prove beneficial to veterans, the chronically ill, and the elderly.

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January 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today in response to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ announcement to suspend Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel and Okaloosa County Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement after attending the Cybersecurity Centers of Academic Excellence Grant Showcase featuring University of West Florida (UWF) on Capitol Hill earlier today:

January 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today, following Governor Ron DeSantis’ appointment of Barbara Tekoa to Florida’s Supreme Court.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate confirming Larry Keefe, an attorney from Shalimar, as the next U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. The Senate confirmed the appointment on Wednesday night in an executive session.

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February 8, 2021 In The News

Congressman Matt Gaetz called-out his Democratic colleagues Monday ahead of the Senate’s impending Impeachment trial; asking when are these people going to “stop focusing on Donald Trump?”

“When will these people stop focusing on Donald Trump and start focusing on the American people?” asked Rep. Gaetz.

February 8, 2021 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) defended his request to recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of House Judiciary sessions despite House Democrats’ ridicule of the proposal.

February 8, 2021 In The News

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — A recent Tate High School graduate who spent two weeks in jail facing possible deportation was reunited Wednesday with his Pensacola family.

Gustavo Pineda Mendoza, 18, was released from an Immigration Detention & Enforcement (ICE) facility in Miami. Congressman Matt Gaetz’s office contacted ICE Monday and helped get him home.

February 5, 2021 In The News

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee on Feb. 4 opposed an amendment to the committee rules that would require each meeting to start with the recital of the Pledge of Allegiance.

February 5, 2021 In The News

House Judiciary Democrats appeared to make fun of Republican Matt Gaetz’s request to have the committee recite the pledge of allegiance at the beginning of hearings Thursday on a hot mic.

February 5, 2021 In The News

House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) on Thursday shut down Rep. Matt Gaetz’s (R-FL) request to recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of committee hearings.

Gaetz, during a hearing on new House rules, put in a request to have the Pledge of Allegiance recited at the beginning of hearings, an idea Nadler considered to be “unnecessary.”

February 4, 2021 In The News

Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said he would do anything in order to defend President Trump during his impeachment trial.

February 4, 2021 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), an outspoken ally of former President Donald Trump, said he would give up his House seat if he was asked to defend Trump at the impeachment trial, which is slated to begin next week.

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March 19, 2021 Video

America will not beat China in a world in which we portray weakness. Donald Trump portrayed strength. Joe Biden portrays weakness. (Fox News, Hannity, 03/18/2021)

March 18, 2021 Video

I have direct intelligence from Northern Triangle countries that these cartels and waves of illegal immigrants aren't just being fueled by organized crime. They're also being funded by U.S. taxpayers. (The Chris Salcedo Show, Newsmax, 03/17/2021)

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