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February 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s decision today to invoke Executive Action and declare a national emergency on the United States’ southern border:

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressmen Matt Gaetz, Andy Biggs, Mark Meadows, and Jim Jordan sent a letter to President Trump, urging him to use his authority under Title X to access funds to build the wall.

February 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today has introduced new legislation, known as the “Justice for All Resolution.” The resolution would require equal punishment for those who lie to Congress regardless of politics, fame, or elections.

January 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) released the following statement today supporting family values:

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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In The News

May 31, 2019 In The News

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) took to Twitter to call out the Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee for shooting down his proposed bill amendment preventing illegal immigrants with gun offenses from being granted amnesty.

May 23, 2019 In The News

What does America First mean when it comes to conservative foreign policy?

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Panhandle Republican, took on the task of explaining it at the “Uniting for a Better Foreign Policy Luncheon” in Washington on Wednesday.

May 23, 2019 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on Wednesday delivered a major foreign policy speech at a veterans’ event that urged restraint in overseas military engagements.

In the process he outlined his interpretation of what the Trump administration’s “America First” foreign policy means.

May 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Telling a veterans’ group that America’s military is “overstretched, overdeployed and overexerted,” U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz made the case Wednesday for what he called the “Trump Doctrine,” a distillation of President Donald Trump’s approach to foreign policy and the use of the military.

May 16, 2019 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) torched the FBI, the Department of Defense (DOD), and other intelligence agencies, saying that he was “deeply disappointed” by the “lack of cooperation” between the agencies when dealing with the 2016 hack of Florida voter databases by the Russians, Politico Reported Wednesday.

May 15, 2019 In The News

I love our country — its diversity brings many conflicting ideas and viewpoints to the table. But one thing all Northwest Floridians can agree on is this: the Crestview traffic congestion on Highway 85 causes us all headaches and frustration.

May 13, 2019 In The News

TALLAHASSEE — President Donald Trump left Washington on Wednesday for a campaign rally in Panama City Beach with nothing to offer the Panhandle toward its recovery from Hurricane Michael.

May 10, 2019 In The News

The last time Donald Trump visited this (Panama City) area of Florida was in October 2016. He was just a presidential candidate that no one in the mainstream media gave a chance of winning, and I was just a state representative who knew the media were grossly misreading the presidential race back then.

May 10, 2019 In The News

Protecting our borders and national sovereignty has proven to be among the most complex and dire issues facing our country — but President Trump has a comprehensive plan to accomplish that important task.

May 10, 2019 In The News

For over two years, Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, trumpeted false claims of collusion to anyone and everyone who would listen.

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July 5, 2017 Photo Gallery

Destin Commons 7th Annual 'Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival. 
Congressman Gaetz is serving as one of the BBQ judges. 

June 19, 2017 Photo Gallery

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

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May 27, 2020 Video

America has had the best response to coronavirus in the world. President's national emergency declaration has mobilized an impressive response.

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May 27, 2020 Video
We have tools that we can use to beat this virus and we're going to beat this virus. We have nothing but praise for President Trump...let's work together on behalf of the American people.

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