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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.

December 22, 2018 Press Release

The Senate’s refusal to pass a funding bill with border security funds make it look more and more like we are heading for a shutdown.

December 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, by a vote of 358-36, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S.

December 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — By a vote of 217–185, the House tonight passed H.R. 695, a funding bill that prevents a partial government shutdown and offers extensive relief to communities impacted by hurricanes. Most significantly, it provides $5 billion in funding for a border wall — the complete amount requested by President Trump. 

December 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, by a vote of 358-36, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S.

December 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today attended the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on “Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use, and Filtering Practices.” During the hearing, Rep. Gaetz pressed Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Google, about potential bias of Google employees. Rep.

November 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —  U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today in response to the election fraud in Broward County, Florida:

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In The News

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. 

February 9, 2018 In The News

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) argued Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, should step aside from his committee’s investigation of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

February 9, 2018 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said that President Trump calls him on the phone periodically, and that he believes it's because he often comes to the president's defense on television.

"He cracks me up when he calls," Gaetz told BuzzFeed News.

"I think it’s because I defend him on television," the Florida Republican said, explaining why Trump calls him. 

February 9, 2018 In The News
Matt Gaetz was relatively anonymous for the first 10 months of 2017, a first-year Republican newly arrived in Washington to represent the Florida panhandle.
 
February 9, 2018 In The News
When Matt Gaetz came to Washington last year, he could easily have been mistaken for the typical freshman member of Congress. The Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call ran a short profile of him under the headline “The Least Interesting (Fresh) Man in the House.”
 
But the Florida Republican proved to be anything but that.
 

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February 9, 2018 Photo Gallery
More than two dozen area high school students got one step closer Tuesday to their dreams of serving their country after earning nominations to the nation’s military service academies.
 
January 23, 2018

 

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February 9, 2018 Photo Gallery

January 25, 2018

Milton, Florida 

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April 29, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Martha MacCallum to discuss the 2020 Election, as well as the strength of the economy under President Trump.

April 29, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Martha MacCallum to discuss the 2020 Election, as well as the strength of the economy under President Trump.

April 23, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Jesse Watters and Sara Carter to discuss the left's determination to take down Trump.

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