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June 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement prior to attending the posthumous promotion ceremony of Air Force Colonel George “Bud” Day to the rank of Brigadier General. The ceremony honoring Colonel Day will commence later this evening at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s dismissal of President Donald Trump’s ongoing assertions that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) acted with impropriety when it used spies to monitor and surveil members of Trump’s campaign staff in 2016.

June 5, 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 “DECISIVE,” a 210-foot Medium Endurance Cutter, to its new homeport of Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida’s First Congressional District.

June 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission:

May 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the recent steps President Donald Trump has taken to protect American inventors, entrepreneurs, and innovators from China’s unfair trade practices, market manipulation, and IP theft:

May 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Air Force’s announcement that it will standup a new Air Force Special Operations Command, MQ-9 Mission Control Element Squadron at Hurlburt Field in Northwest Florida.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today applauded the House of Representatives for the final passage of H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA). In the legislation, Rep.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, by a vote of 360-59, the U.S. House passed H.R. 5682, the FIRST STEP Act, a comprehensive prison reform legislation that aims to lower recidivism rates among prisoners through rehabilitation. The bill included an amendment, reported favorably by the Judiciary Committee, from Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01).

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement on H.R. 2 Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, known as the 2018 Farm Bill.

May 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its ruling on Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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October 26, 2020 In The News

A Congressman with a national profile and the state’s CFO were among the people speaking ahead of President Donald Trump in Pensacola Friday.

Rep.  Matt Gaetz, amped up, joked that “I told them to give me the night off Fox News tonight … tonight I’m going to be with my people in Pensacola.”

October 26, 2020 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) accused Democratic nominee Joe Biden of planning to "take Black American for granted" after the election as he praised the rapper Ice Cube's plan for Black America.

October 26, 2020 In The News

Nine members of Congress sent a letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Tuesday, urging the agency to revise its proposed hemp regulations.

October 19, 2020 In The News

At least two Florida Congressmen say they won’t accept donations from Big Tech companies or associated PACs.

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz said he will refuse all such donations, and he called on all lawmakers to do the same.

October 19, 2020 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz is one of President Trump’s most steadfast defenders on cable news. The second-term Florida Republican can frequently be seen on the airwaves pushing back against the Russia investigation or supporting economic reopening amid the coronavirus.

October 16, 2020 In The News

FreedomWorks is proud to honor Rep. Matt Gaetz as our member of the month for October 2020. Representing Florida’s 1st Congressional District, which encompasses Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, and the far north-western position of the state, Rep. Gaetz has already demonstrated himself as a strong ally for freedom and liberty.

October 13, 2020 In The News

A new film, “The Plot Against the President,” examines the "slow-moving coup engineered by a coterie of the American establishment elite, targeting not only the president, but the whole country” when Democrats attempted to link President Trump’s campaign to

October 13, 2020 In The News

Nearly 300 Republicans packed shoulder-to-shoulder maskless and sweating inside a Holiday Inn conference room this week in the heart of the Florida Panhandle to see their party's biggest political stars not named President Donald Trump.

October 9, 2020 In The News

FreedomWorks held a press conference earlier this week on ensuring election integrity, including making sure all nine seats are filled on the U.S. Supreme Court, making Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation an urgent matter.

October 9, 2020 In The News

The organization FreedomWorks hosts a virtual press conference with members from Congress to stress the biggest threats to our election system and educate voters. One America’s Caitlin Sinclair has more.

 

 

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February 5, 2021 Video

Democrats in the Judiciary Committee objected to saying the Pledge of Allegiance...one of the reasons they gave was that it is a "symbol of white supremacy," and that saying it would reinforce racism. This divisive rhetoric from House Dems does nothing to advance unity.

(Fox News, Hannity, 02/04/2021)

February 4, 2021 Video

The Establishment may lean on the PACs for support...but America First leaders lean on the people for their support.

(War Room: Pandemic with Steve Bannon, 02/03/2021)

February 4, 2021 Video

Tonight, the GOP decided to keep Liz Cheney.

Tomorrow, the Dems will boot Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committees.

Both decisions reinforce the power of Washington. It encourages me to go out into America and call attention to changes needed in both parties so the voters are respected.

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