'What do you have to hide?' Matt Gaetz ridiculed for fretting Capitol riot committee will generate criminal referrals
An appearance by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on Newsmax where he openly worried that the House select committee investigating the Jan 6th insurrection would lead to criminal referrals against Republicans set off an avalanche of mockery aimed at the embattled lawmaker who is already the subject of an investigations over alleged sexual acts with underaged women.
During his appearance, the Florida Republican took shots at Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) for taking part in the investigation as the only two GOP members, before revealing his fears about what may transpire.
"I think the entire purpose of the Jan. 6 committee is to create a series of criminal referrals to the Biden Justice Department," he insisted. "And I think [House Minority Leader] Kevin McCarthy is the lead target, unfortunately."
Critics of Gaetz were quick to wonder if he might be swept up too -- adding to his legal woes.
You can see some comments below:
@RepMattGaetz Did they get accused of Sex trafficking or something? Cause if so that would a great reason for disciplinarian action !— 🌈🎋🎼🎋🌏Dr.Violisto🎵🎋🎻🎋 (@🌈🎋🎼🎋🌏Dr.Violisto🎵🎋🎻🎋) 1627307648.0
@RepMattGaetz Obviously just your fear talking. WTF are all of you really afraid of??— Regina Willoughby (@Regina Willoughby) 1627309980.0
A better priority would be to remove members who are targets of federal criminal investigations. https://t.co/s11bhsvXSq— George Conway (@George Conway) 1627315833.0
@RepMattGaetz Are you the guy who paid for underage prostitutes with Venmo, or is that somebody else?— Francesca Diasio (@Francesca Diasio) 1627316308.0
@RepMattGaetz Maybe Members who are under investigation shouldn't be on committees, instead of those who are investigating.— JayVee (@JayVee) 1627316849.0
@RepMattGaetz Americans need to be stronger in action against the traitors we have in Congress that tried to overth… https://t.co/BM2RLSPyjd— Paige 🏴☠️ #ArrestTrump #ExGOP (@Paige 🏴☠️ #ArrestTrump #ExGOP) 1627307362.0
@RepMattGaetz What do you have to hide!!!! Oh that’s right you are part of the attack on the Capital— Pam Richards (@Pam Richards) 1627310117.0
@RepMattGaetz Wait until he finds out about Members of Congress who are being investigated for sex trafficking— Russ Burgos (@Russ Burgos) 1627315940.0
@RepMattGaetz "I'm under investigation for sex trafficking minors, please go after these other people"— Reese(Marquis de Lafayette) (@Reese(Marquis de Lafayette)) 1627316481.0
@RepMattGaetz Because why? Getting to the truth, exactly what those two are concerned with, would look really bad to who?— Jim Higgins (@Jim Higgins) 1627317602.0
@RepMattGaetz What about removing a member of the Judiciary Committee who is being investigated by the Justice Depa… https://t.co/UWy2rF0gC0— Jeremy Fink (@Jeremy Fink) 1627316834.0
@RepMattGaetz Hey Matt! Remember that day Jeffrey Epstein stepped off a plane into the arms of the FBI? Never saw it coming.— Donald JMD Trump 🇺🇸 🗳️ 🇺🇸 (@Donald JMD Trump 🇺🇸 🗳️ 🇺🇸) 1627317157.0
@RepMattGaetz What’s the problem Matt? You worried they will find out not only that you participate in human traffi… https://t.co/0ilacKQlpm— tim hauser (@tim hauser) 1627308141.0
A notorious anti-vaccine gadfly called for gun violence against volunteers canvassing Los Angeles-area homes to encourage the life-saving inoculations.
Jason Lefkowitz, who has been making Nazi salutes and wearing a Star of David as he harasses customers and employees over coronavirus prevention measures, barked threats into a microphone during a protest, in a video clip posted by Resist Programming.
"When people come to your door, get the men and kick their ass," Lefkowitz bellowed. "They're not here to -- 'Can spread the wonderful word of [Dr. Anthony] Fauci?' F*ck you! No! No, get off my property. Get out of America, you're not welcome here."
The assembled crowd laughed and cheered as he stalked back and forth gripping the microphone.
"We need to fight back," Lefkowitz said. "Get your guns -- get them, learn how to use them."
He continued, saying that he was only a comedian and lacked the training to fight back against the government -- but he encouraged others to take action.
"I have no idea what to do, no idea," Lefkowitz told the crowd. "But someone here does, so they need to step up, too."
He said he was able to organize large-scale protests or spontaneous disruptions at local businesses, but he wants someone else to start shooting.
"I don't know how to shoot a rifle," Lefkowitz said, pointing his fingers like a pistol. "This is serious. They're coming hard and they're coming fast."
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell speculated this week that President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will resign on the morning of August 13.
Lindell told Real America's Voice host Steve Bannon that he came to this conclusion after speaking with three Democrats who regretted voting for Biden. The MyPillow CEO claimed that he had convinced the Biden voters that the 2020 election had been stolen from former President Donald Trump.
"You know, I talk to Democrats and to liberals too and they see the bad things that are going on," Lindell said, recalling a speech he recently gave in New Hampshire. "There were a lot of people there that had regrets that they wish that they had known more before they voted."
"There's three of them that voted [for Biden] that feel terrible about it," he continued. "I said you know what? I said you didn't know about this but you thought you were voting for something. I said you didn't get to vote. I said China did our vote."
Lindell once again vowed to show evidence proving the election was stolen at his "cyber symposium" event, which is scheduled for August 10-12.
"It gives me hope that even your Democrats... they're seeing now firsthand what government can do and how bad socialism and communism can be," he remarked. "When we get through this and the Supreme Court pulls down this election -- like I've been telling everybody -- when they do this, it's going to be a great uniting and that gives me hope."
"Once we have this symposium, how are the pathways of Donald Trump coming back?" Lindell said. "The first one would be, once we have the symposium, by the night of the 12th or the morning of the 13th, if everyone has seen it, including the administration that's in there now that didn't win, maybe, you know, Biden and Harris would say, hey, we're here to protect the country and resign!"
He added: "I'm serious! If you have any moral character about you, we're all in this together. And this was an attack and you're going to see that at the symposium."
Lindell has previously suggested that the 2020 election would be invalidated by the U.S. Supreme Court on August 13.
Watch the video below from Real America's Voice.
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