April 22, 2024

Lawler: ‘Gaetz and Seven Useful Idiots’ Weakened Speaker Johnson’s Hand

Representative Mike Lawler (R-NY) said Thursday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” that House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) had a weakened hand in legislation negotiations because Republicans ousted former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). Host Anderson Cooper asked, “Do you believe this foreign aid bill will pass in the next few days? And if so, do

McCarthy to Gaetz: ‘Bring It On,’ I’ll Survive as Speaker

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that Rep. Matt Gaetz’s (R-FL) plans to come after his speakership will fail. Anchor Margaret Brennan said, “I want to start, though, on the news from Congressman Matt Gaetz, who says he’s going to seek a motion to vacate. He’s going to try to

Rep. Matt Gaetz Formally Makes His Move to Oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) formally moved Monday to oust House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), filing a motion to vacate the chair. The House must vote within two legislative days on the motion itself or on a separate motion to table or dispense with it. Gaetz has threatened to bring the motion for weeks if McCarthy

Exclusive: Gaetz Asks Austin and Milley Why Drag Queen Shows are Still Happening on Military Bases

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is demanding to know from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley why drag queen shows and story hours are still happening on military bases — something they both testified they do not support. Gaetz wrote in a letter to Austin and

Gaetz, Boebert and Biggs raised big bucks off their opposition to McCarthy

(Right to left) Republican Reps. Andy Biggs, Lauren Boebert and Matt Gaetz during a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 13, 2src22. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House Republicans who were the most vocal in opposing Kevin McCarthy’s bid for Speaker reaped substantial financial rewards for it, new campaign finance filings show.

Nancy Mace: It Will Be Difficult to Work with ‘Fraud’ Matt Gaetz

Representative Nancy Mace (R-SC) claimed Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that it would be difficult to work with “fraud” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on legislation. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: The speaker has reportedly given the Freedom Caucus, that ultra-conservative faction, a third of the seats on the powerful Rules Committee which controls which

Gaetz: House’s New Rules Supported by Populists on the Left Like AOC

Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said Monday on MSNBC’s “The Beat” that the rule changes resulting from Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) House speaker vote negotiations were supported by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Host Ari Melber said, “So people have seen you there. We look at the new rules. First question, what do you think you or

Conservatives Point to ‘Bidenflation’ as Cause of Silicon Valley Bank Closure; Gaetz Vows to Stand Against Bailout

Conservatives Point to ‘Bidenflation’ as Cause of Silicon Valley Bank Closure; Gaetz Vows to Stand Against Bailout Justin Sullivan/Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Prominent conservatives throughout politics and media reacted to the sudden closure of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) on Friday. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is already standing firm against bailouts for the

DOJ won’t charge Gaetz in sex trafficking probe, lawmaker’s office says

Federal prosecutors and the FBI began investigating Matt Gaetz in late 2src2src during the Trump administration over potential sex trafficking crimes. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Justice Department is closing its long-running sex trafficking investigation into GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz and will not charge the firebrand congressman, according to a lawyer representing

GOP Drama: ‘Furious’ Margorie Taylor Greene Throws ‘Friend’ Matt Gaetz Under the Bus — ‘He Supported Paul Ryan’

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) went off on some of her Republican colleagues on Tuesday as the contentious speakership vote is underway, telling reporters that some of her Freedom Caucus colleagues and “supposed friends” have been demanding positions for themselves and acting hypocritically. “We have been negotiating, talking, debating back and forth in our conference, trying to

Rep. Mike Rogers apologizes to Gaetz after tense confrontation on House floor: ‘I briefly lost my temper’

Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Ala., apologized to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., on Sunday after appearing to lunge at him on the House floor during chaotic speaker votes on Friday evening.  “I regret that I briefly lost my temper on the House Floor Friday evening and appreciate Matt’s kind understanding,” Rogers tweeted on Sunday.  Rep. Mike Rogers […]

Trump Says CNN Reports Of Rep. Gaetz Request For Meeting Are ‘Completely False’

Former President Donald Trump released a statement refuting a report that alleged Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz had requested a meeting at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach. The statement was in response to a CNN report on Monday evening that alleged the former president denied to schedule a meeting with Gaetz amidst allegations of sex…

Katie Hill Says ‘It’s Gross’ Gaetz Invokes Her Name In Op-Ed

April 10, 2021 11:37 AM ET Former Democratic California Rep. Katie Hill said Friday she thought it was “gross” that Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz invoked her name in his Washington Examiner op-ed published Monday. Excited to join @erinburnett on @outfrontcnn in the 4pP / 7pE hour to talk more about my lawsuit against the…

Dem Rep. Lieu: Gaetz Should Be Removed from House Judiciary Committee –

Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) should be removed from the House Judiciary Committee because of allegations printed by The New York Times of a federal investigation into a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid her to travel with him. When asked about Gaetz’s…

GOP Leader McCarthy Says He’d Remove Matt Gaetz From Judiciary Committee If Sex Allegations Are Confirmed

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy committed on Wednesday to removing Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz from his position on the House Judiciary Committee if sexual misconduct allegations against him turn out to be true. The New York Times reported on Tuesday that the Justice Department opened an investigation last year into whether Gaetz had a sexual…

Matt Gaetz Rips Corporate Wokeism, Big Government, Big Tech in CPAC Speech

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) — a self-proclaimed “Florida Man” and one of the most vocal supporters of former President Donald Trump and the America First doctrine — ripped the political and foreign policy establishment in a rousing speech Friday evening at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando. Gaetz denounced corporate “wokeism,” noting that he…

Adam Kinzinger: Matt Gaetz Going After Liz Cheney Is ‘Totally GOP Cancel Culture’

Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) going to Wyoming to campaign against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) for voting to impeach former President Donald Trump was “totally GOP cancel culture.” Anchor Chuck Todd said, “I’m curious, is there just no room for disagreement in the Republican…

‘Billions’ Creator Brian Koppelman Says Matt Gaetz Has ‘The Single Most Punchable Face I Have Ever Seen’

Brian Koppelman, producer and creator of the hit Showtime drama Billions, jumped to Twitter on Wednesday to say U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R, FL) has “the single most punchable face” he has ever seen. The Hollywood producer, who also co-wrote Ocean’s Thirteen and Rounders, claimed he was against violence but then turned right around and said…

Rick Wilson Accuses Matt Gaetz, Ken Buck And Jim Jordan Of ‘Whiny Bitch Victimhood’

January 13, 2021 11:06 PM ET Project Lincoln’s Rick Wilson tore into President Donald Trump’s “true believers,” accusing them of “whiny bitch victimhood.” Wilson told MSNBC’s Joy Reid that Republican Reps. Matt Gaetz (FL), Ken Buck (CO) and Jim Jordan (OH) were among Trump’s loyal base, saying that they were mistaken in their belief that…

Gaetz on Trump: ‘Impeachment Would Be Unnecessary –

Sunday on FNC’s “Fox Report,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) reacted to the Democrats’ push to impeach President Donald Trump over his part in the U.S. Capitol riot that left five dead and many more injured. Gaetz said that with Inauguration Day just 10 days away, “impeachment would be unnecessary.” He also argued impeachment “would be…

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