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June 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, during the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on policing practices, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) denounced the left’s dangerous and deadly campaign to “defund the police,” displaying inflammatory tweets by activists promoting radical agendas that were retweeted and supported by progressive Democrat Members of Congress.

 

June 9, 2020 Hot Takes Press Room

In today’s episode of “Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz,” Congressman Gaetz broke down the Democrats' new policing bill indepth and debated alternatives to policing practices that don’t result in escalated violence.

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June 8, 2020 Hot Takes Press Room

Comedian Bill Maher took a swipe at Rep. Gaetz over the weekend, criticizing his tweet encouraging the government to hunt down Antifa terrorists.

“Matt Gaetz, you know this guy, the congressman from Florida – always looks like he’s saying ‘eat it nerd,’ he says, ‘Now that we can clearly see Antifa as terrorists, can we hunt them down?’”

June 6, 2020 Hot Takes Press Room

Who would be the worst person in the world you can think of to provide testimony at a community policing hearing?

Someone who has called police officers “pigs.” Someone who has suggested white people be murdered. Someone who has been anti-Semitic in their comments about Jewish merchants in communities.

June 4, 2020 Hot Takes Press Room

Congressman Gaetz ripped the domestic terrorist organization “Antifa” on his podcast “Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz” Thursday, following a damning expose by Project Veritas exposing violent tactics used by the group.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) announced the winners of this year’s Congressional Art Competition during a virtual presentation online. Students from across the First Congressional District of Florida submitted artwork for the competition pertaining to the theme “Scenes of Northwest Florida.”

 

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June 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — On Monday, June 1st, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will host the annual Congressional Art Competition online on his official Congressional Facebook and YouTube pages. The theme for the 2020 Congressional Art Competition is “Scenes of Northwest Florida.”

 

May 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today filed a complaint against the social network company Twitter, accusing the tech giant of interference in federal elections “by affixing a dubious “fact-check” link to certain statements of President Donald J. Trump,” and thus “making an in-kind contribution to his political opponents.”

 

May 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) penned a letter this week in support of the Navy’s Tactical Combat Training System II to Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, James Geurts.

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May 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, US Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation announced the NAS Pensacola shooter was linked to al Qaeda:

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March 23, 2021 In The News

Matt Gaetz, Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district, gave a staunch warning ahead of the spring break party season as more than 1,000 people were arrested in Miami Beach ahead of the event—about twice the amount that were arrested last year.

March 23, 2021 In The News

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) regrets locking down the state during the pandemic “for even one day,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said, according to Politico.

March 22, 2021 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz slammed President Biden over his physical and mental health Thursday, saying that Vice President Kamala Harris is “checking his pulse” whenever they shake hands.

March 18, 2021 In The News

Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz said Wednesday that American taxpayer money is fueling the waves of migrants heading to the U.S. southern border.

March 18, 2021 In The News

U.S. taxpayers are footing the bill for illegal immigrants to enter the U.S., says Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz.

March 17, 2021 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said that the immigration crisis unfolding at the southern border is just the beginning and warned that the surge of migrants will only continue to grow.

The Florida Republican warned Tuesday that America is only at the "front end" of the situation and predicted that the border will face a "massive rush" soon.

March 16, 2021 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz argued that conservative women in Congress are treated “worse than the men” during an interview in which he defended Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert.

March 16, 2021 In The News

The more President Joe Biden’s Medical Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci changes the rules regarding the coronavirus, the less Americans trust him, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said Sunday.

March 16, 2021 In The News

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the globe. New variants of the virus are being reported, and Florida Republicans are still calling for China to be held accountable for the outbreak.

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Naval Air Station Pensacola

March 12, 2018

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April 19, 2021 Video

Rep. Gaetz discusses the F-35's role in air dominance in Europe at today's House Armed Services Committee hearing.

(House Armed Services Committee, 04/15/2021)

April 19, 2021 Video

Big government, big tech, and big media would all breathe a sigh of relief if I were no longer in the Congress fighting for you. Know this - they aren’t really coming for me, they’re coming for you. I’m just in the way.

(Save America Summit, 04/10/2021)

April 8, 2021 Video

Congratulations to Alia Scotka and Jaden Griggs from Niceville High School for winning the Congressional App Challenge for the development of their exciting new app Schmoni!

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