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Lawyer for Gaetz Ally Suggests His Client Flipped: ‘I'm Sure Matt Gaetz is Not Feeling Very Comfortable Today'

12 days ago   |   By Mediaite

The attorney for an associate to Rep. Matt Gaetz suggested the embattled congressman had reason to be concerned that his client was working with prosecutors to build a case against him.
“I'm sure Matt Gaetz is not feeling very comfortable today,” Fritz Scheller, an attorney to former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg , said in an afternoon appearance before reporters.
He delivered the remarks after a brief court hearing for Greenberg, who faces 33 criminal charges that include trafficking a minor, identity theft, and defrauding the federal Paycheck Protection Program. U.S...
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Women of Gaetz's Congressional Office Defend Him in Statement: ‘A Principled and Morally Grounded Leader'

Women of Gaetz's Congressional Office Defend Him in Statement: ‘A Principled and Morally Grounded Leader'

12 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Congressman Matt Gaetz is coming under intense scrutiny over a DOJ investigation reportedly involving sex trafficking. New reports Thursday say that Joel Greenberg , one of the key figures in this case, is apparently likely to cooperate with prosecutors on the matter.
In the wake of those new reports, Gaetz's office sent out a statement from female staffers defending him.
The statement is signed “The Women of the Office of U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz,” and says that amid the growing scandal, they felt “morally obligated to speak out.”
“Congressman Gaetz has always been a principled and...
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BREAKING: Matt Gaetz Ally Reportedly on Verge of Cooperating With Feds in Sex Trafficking Probe Against Congressman

12 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Joel Greenberg - the former Seminole County tax collector, and a close ally of Rep. Matt Gaetz - is reportedly on the verge of flipping on his pal.
Multiple reports from Politico, CNN and others indicate that Greenberg is “likely cooperating” with the Feds on the investigation into the Florida Congressman's alleged sex trafficking.
During a court hearing on Thursday, attorneys for the Justice Department and Greenberg indicated that the former tax collector is likely to accept a plea agreement. Greenberg is facing 33 criminal counts of sex trafficking and various other charges.
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