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Matt Gaetz avoiding his office and cornering his colleagues for help as sex scandal threatens his career: CNN
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is in full damage control mode following a deluge of salacious allegations sex trafficking, drug use, and political corruption.
"Rep. Matt Gaetz, facing a scandal that threatens to end his career, is privately telling his colleagues that he has been treated unfairly while at the same time saying he's been cooperative with the Justice Department's investigation as he remains on shaky ground," CNN reported Saturday.
"On Tuesday, Gaetz came to the Capitol for the first time since the federal investigation was revealed, engaging in combative exchanges with reporters. Since then, he's kept a low-profile on Capitol Hill in the rest of his first week back, avoiding his congressional office, attending committee hearings, taking side entrances onto the House floor and largely ignoring reporters' questions," CNN reported. "Gaetz has spent hours on the House floor during long vote series this week, sitting in the back of the chamber with a handful of his closest allies in the House Republican conference."
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told CNN that Gaetz apparently thinks of himself as a victim.
"I haven't pressed him on it other than he feels like he's being treated very unfairly and it sure looks like he is," Gohmert said.
Gaetz dug himself deeper on Friday when he joined a highly controversial caucus labeled by critics as the Ku Klux Kaucus.
I’m proud to join @mtgreenee in the #AmericaFirst Caucus. We will end wars, stop illegal immigration & promote tra… https://t.co/ebNrFbLWns— Matt Gaetz (@Matt Gaetz)1618600661.0
‘Congressional crackpot’ Paul Gosar slammed in local newspaper over involvement in racist caucus plans
GOP extremists in Congress have received harsh criticism after forming what has been called the Ku Klux Kaucus.
Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) received harsh criticism from Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts.
"Arizona's own Rep. Paul Gosar is teaming up with none other than Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to form the 'America First Caucus.' The great white hope of the Republican Party has put out a seven-page treatise outlining the group's platform, but I can save you the read. Immigrants out. Anglo-Saxons in," Roberts explained.
"Punchbowl News reported on the latest attempt to make America great again, one Anglo-Saxon at a time. When I heard about it, I knew without even looking that Arizona's biggest congressional crackpot would figure prominently in this crusade. Gosar has always lurked there on the party's dark outer fringe, but since President Donald Trump's loss he has become absolutely unhinged," she wrote.
Roberts noted Gosar recently attended a conference organized by white nationalist Nick Fuentes.
"Really, is it any surprise that Gosar would team up with QAnon Queen Greene, R-Ga., to form the America First Caucus?" she asked.
Read the full column.
Marjorie Taylor Greene disavows 'staff level draft' of America First Caucus' plans in furious tweetstorm
On Saturday, following angry bipartisan backlash over the plan by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) to found an "America First" House caucus defending "Anglo-Saxon" principles, the first-term lawmaker took to Twitter to defend herself.
During the course of the defiant tweetstorm, Greene blasted the "sick and evil POS" in the media for the way they covered the controversy, and insisted that she didn't have anything to do with the explicitly white nationalist outlining document for the group attacking "post-1965" immigration, claiming that it was just a "staff level draft" she hadn't even seen before it was released.
On Friday, sick and evil POS in the media attacked me with phrases I never said or wrote. They released a staff le… https://t.co/lPIDpa5pjN— Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 (@Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸)1618679173.0
I believe in America First with all my heart and that means every American, of every race, creed, and color. I wi… https://t.co/cg2N5bgahw— Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 (@Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸)1618679173.0
I have plans to drive President Trump’s America First agenda with my Congressional colleagues but we won’t let the… https://t.co/apqbIT5L4i— Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 (@Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸)1618679174.0
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