Media

Latest News

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.

May 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement in response to the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem: 

May 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today applauded the U.S. House Armed Services Committee for completing the mark-up of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) early Thursday morning. During the mark-up, Rep.

Pages

In The News

June 20, 2017 In The News

With his wife and young children by his side, a Whiting Field military police officer received a congressional commendation Monday for providing life-saving CPR to a toddler.

Petty Officer First Class Joseph Pellicano of Pace passed a serious car wreck on his way into work in January and stopped to help. 

May 18, 2017 In The News

Congressman Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Florida, has put forward a resolution in the House of Represenatives calling for an end to Japan's annual whale hunt, which he describes as a "slaughter on the seas".

Japan's whaling fleet returned in March from a hunt in the Southern Ocean with a catch of 333 minke whales on board.

Issues:
May 18, 2017 In The News

The White House is dealing with another bombshell allegation. Sources say former FBI Director James Comey wrote a memo stating President Donald Trump asked him to drop the Russia investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

May 15, 2017 In The News

PENSACOLA — The county commissions from each of the five counties in Florida’s First Congressional District — Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton and Holmes — have signed resolutions in support of U.S. Rep.

Issues:
May 15, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Matt Gaetz hadn’t even been sworn in to Congress on Jan. 3 and the Fort Walton Beach Republican was already rattling cages on Capitol Hill.

May 10, 2017 In The News

A new documentary set to debut in Pensacola later this month looks at the growing threat invasive lionfish pose to Florida's recreational fishing and seafood industries.

"Reef Assassin" explains how the colorful and venomous fish with lion-like manes of feathery fins have thrived in the waters off Florida since they were first dumped by aquarium collectors in the mid-1980s.

May 10, 2017 In The News

The House Armed Services Committee wants more information from the Navy as part of its ongoing investigation into problems with T-45 Goshawk training aircraft used by Pensacola Naval Air Station and Navy bases in Mississippi and Texas.

May 5, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) - Relieved Republicans muscled their health care bill through the House Thursday, taking their biggest step toward dismantling the Obama health care overhaul since Donald Trump took office. They won passage only after overcoming their own divisions that nearly sank the measure six weeks ago.

May 5, 2017 In The News

The American Health Care Act — the Republican effort to repeal and replace much of former President Obama’s signature healthcare law — is one step closer to becoming law after approval by a sharply divided House of Representatives Thursday.

May 4, 2017 In The News

The Navy stopped training on T-45 jets Wednesday.

The planes were grounded for a few days in April while they investigated problems with the pilot's oxygen system.

Pages

Photo Galleries

June 19, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Matt Gaetz hosts several events throughout Fort Walton Beach on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

May 1, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Matt Gaetz visits Crestview High School on April 18, 2017.

Pages

Videos

May 21, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Sean Hannity to discuss the release of the closed door testimony transcripts of James Comey and Loretta Lynch.

May 15, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz appears on Trish Regan to talk about the appointment of U.S. Attorney Durham to look into the accused surveillance of the 2016 Trump Campaign.

May 15, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz appears on Trish Regan to talk about the appointment of U.S. Attorney Durham to look into the accused surveillance of the 2016 Trump Campaign.

Pages