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July 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz released the following statement on the Navy's favorable Environmental Impact Study recommending new training aircraft at Whiting Field:

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz released the following statement after voting “yes” on H.R. 3401, the “Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressmen Matt Gaetz (FL-01) and Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement today after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came to an agreement for the Senate to vote on Friday, June 28th, on the Udall-Kaine-Paul-Lee amendment to prevent an unauthorized war against Iran. 

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressmen Matt Gaetz (FL-01) and Ro Khanna (CA-17), along with 16 original cosponsors, introduced an amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to prevent federal funds from being used for any military force against Iran without congressional authorization.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

Join Governor Ron DeSantis and Congressman Matt Gaetz for a major announcement for Florida.

The event is open to the public and will take place at 10 AM CT at The Okaloosa Board of County Commission Chambers, 1250 N. Eglin Parkway, Suite 100, Shalimar, FL 32579


May 23, 2019 Press Release

DeSantis signs bill to ban sanctuary cities (via Northwest Florida Daily News)

SHALIMAR — Gov. Ron DeSantis called the sanctuary cities bill he came to Okaloosa County to sign Friday a “very simple” document written to ensure that federal officials know Floridians stand behind them in their effort to deport illegal immigrant lawbreakers.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) delivered a major foreign policy speech at the “Uniting for a Better Foreign Policy Luncheon.” As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and a close ally of President Donald Trump, Congressman Gaetz is well-positioned to influence American foreign policy.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, June 1st, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will hold a series of townhall events for the “Won’t Back Down” Tour in Florida’s First Congressional District. During the events, Congressman Gaetz will provide an update on his work in Washington, D.C., as well as hold an open discussion with constituents on the most pressing issues of the day.

May 13, 2019 Press Release

May 13th, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL) introduced a package of bills that would update medical marijuana practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Gaetz released the following statement today after the House voted on the Supplemental Appropriations Act:



In The News

January 22, 2021 In The News

Florida congressman Matt Gaetz says the Republican leadership in Congress needs to worry less about courting money from "woke-left companies" and concentrate on pushing forward the conservative policies enacted under the former Trump administration.


January 22, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz was on friendly ground on the Fox Business Network Thursday, with unfriendly messages for Congressional Republican leadership.

Gaetz lambasted House and Senate GOP leaders in a segment entitled “the Future of the GOP,” on the pro-Donald Trump program Lou Dobbs Tonight.

January 21, 2021 In The News

In recent weeks, Republican lawmakers have aimed verbal jabs at Big Tech companies, arguing that they are set on silencing conservative voices on their platforms. After the storming of the Capitol two weeks ago, President Donald Trump (R) was banned across all social media sites after accusations that he had incited the riot that claimed a number of lives.

January 21, 2021 In The News

A U.S. Congressman from the Panhandle contends the left wants to erase conservatives from the digital sphere and the culture itself.

January 20, 2021 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) has spoken of wanting more Republican leaders with the "spirit" of outgoing President Donald Trump in order to continue to energize his base of supporters.

January 19, 2021 In The News

"When Democrats talk about unity, it's very difficult to facilitate through impeachment, cancellations," Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) told Fox News's Sean Hannity Monday night.


"They want to digitally erase us online, pursue us in the flesh, make us unemployable and make it difficult for conservatives to be able to assemble and share ideas.

January 15, 2021 In The News

Since the storming of the Capitol last Wednesday, Republicans have faced infighting regarding the future of the GOP and the level of blame that should be placed on President Donald Trump (R) after the riot.

January 14, 2021 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., pushed back against fellow Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, Wednesday after the congressman defended Rep. 

January 14, 2021 In The News

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida ripped into Democrats for their hypocrisy on rioting and political violence when addressing the House Wednesday during the impeachment proceedings.

November 17, 2020 In The News

Florida Republican Matt Gaetz said America would only have a "legitimate" president after courts had finished ruling on election lawsuits filed by President Donald Trump's re-election campaign.


Photo Galleries

July 5, 2017 Photo Gallery

Milton 4th of July Celebration

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. 



January 29, 2021 Video

The current leadership of the Republican Party is not worth the people of the Republican Party who've done so much to make America great, and while I may be lonely frequently in Washington DC, I sure wasn't lonely today in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The people of America understand that the policies of President Trump made their lives better. (FOX Business/Lou Dobbs Tonight/1.28.21)

January 28, 2021 Video

Join me as I announce the 2021 Service Academy Nominations for Florida's First Congressional District!

January 26, 2021 Video

I'm going to Wyoming on Thursday to offer a strong defense of the America First agenda that President Trump championed and that made our country better.