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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger Calls for Matt Gaetz to Resign

8 days ago   |   By Mediaite

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One of Rep. Matt Gaetz's Republican colleagues has had enough, tweeting that the embattled Florida Congressman “needs to resign” after news broke that reportedly showed financial connections between Gaetz and indicted former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg and women they allegedly paid for sex .
Earlier Thursday, The Daily Beast reported that Gaetz reportedly sent Greenberg $900 through payment app Venmo to Greenberg, who then paid three young women payments that totaled that amount.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger tweeted the story with a blunt and...
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Katie Hill Says She Feels ‘Betrayed' by Gaetz, Calls Out ‘Double Standards' With Her Scandal

Katie Hill Says She Feels ‘Betrayed' by Gaetz, Calls Out ‘Double Standards' With Her Scandal

8 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Former Congresswoman Katie Hill responded to the Matt Gaetz scandal and questioned “double standards” in Congress.
Hill resigned from Congress after her relationship with a staffer was exposed when nude photos of her were published in the Daily Mail and Red State without her consent. She sued both news outlets, but lost the suit Wednesday .
At the time Gaetz publicly defended her, and Hill said on MSNBC Thursday night, “When it really mattered, when I was feeling particularly abandoned by the people within my own party, and when I felt just betrayed and alone and disgusted with myself, it...
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Matt Gaetz Reportedly Sent $900 on Venmo to Indicted Tax Collector Buddy, Who Then Paid Three Young Women for ‘Tuition' and ‘School'

Matt Gaetz Reportedly Sent $900 on Venmo to Indicted Tax Collector Buddy, Who Then Paid Three Young Women for ‘Tuition' and ‘School'

8 days ago   |   By Mediaite

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Rep. Matt Gaetz has vociferously denied any involvement in the underage sex trafficking scandal swirling around former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg , but it seems that there are receipts. Literally. On his public-until-very-recently Venmo account.
According to a report by The Daily Beast , Gaetz paid Greenberg $900 through the phone payment app Venmo late one evening in May 2018. The next morning, Greenberg then used Venmo to pay three young women separate sums of money that added up to exactly $900. In the field on the app to describe...
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Second Gaetz Staffer Reportedly Resigns Amid Scandal

Second Gaetz Staffer Reportedly Resigns Amid Scandal

8 days ago   |   By Mediaite

A second Matt Gaetz staffer reportedly resigned amid the growing scandal over a DOJ investigation into the congressman.
The New York Times first reported last week on the apparent sex trafficking investigation. Gaetz has denied the allegations against him and said that he and his father were targeted in an extortion plot.
A few days ago, news came out that Gaetz communications director Luke Ball resigned. A statement from the Florida congressman's office said, “The Office of Congressman Matt Gaetz and Luke Ball have agreed that it would be best to part ways. We thank him for his time in...
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