When detectives asked Alexander Jacobs why his wife lay dead inside their East Hanover home, he answered them.“I accept that I killed my wife,” he remarked, before invoking his right to remain silent, according to a police report.Hours prior on March 26, police had swarmed Jacobs’ Selmar Terrace house. His daughter had called 911 to report her parents were involved in a domestic dispute with a gun.Jacobs, 74, shot his wife in the head with a handgun, according to authorities. His lawyer, Vincent Nuzzi, says it was an accident.What drove Jacobs, a physicist at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center ...
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A longtime associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) has resigned his position at a prestigious lobbying firm amid the allegations of sex trafficking that are scandalizing the congressman.
WKMG reported that Chris Dorworth stepped down from Ballard Partners on Friday. He had been with the firm since losing his Florida House seat in 2012.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) has yet to be indicted for sex trafficking or possible campaign finance shenanigans but that hasn't stopped fellow Republicans in the Sunshine State from casting a covetous eye on the House seat he holds that is considered a safe seat for any aspiring GOP lawmaker.
According to a report from Politico, no fewer than eight possible candidates for the seat Gaetz now holds are having their names bandied about as his successor -- including conservative gadfly Laura Loomer who just lost a bid for a Florida House seat in the 2020 election.
As a sign that possible candidates are lining up in the belief that Gaetz won't survive the almost daily revelations about his involvement with young women, Politico is reporting that Florida Republicans are receiving robocalls asking who should replace him.
"Several Republican elected officials and others who live in the sprawling Panhandle district said they received a robo-call over the weekend asking voters if they thought Gaetz would step down due to his legal woes," the report states. "They were also asked about potential candidates — including Laura Loomer, the provocateur who mounted an unsuccessful campaign for a South Florida congressional seat last year."
On Gaetz defender pointed out that he has seen no indication that Gaetz might resign -- but quickly turned around and admitted he would consider running for the seat.
"The seat is not open. Congressman Gaetz isn't resigning," explained State Rep. Alex Andrade (R) of Pensacola. "If the seat became open at some point I would strongly consider it."
You can see the list of possible candidates and read more here.
'We couldn't find one instance': Chris Wallace grills Greg Abbott for ignoring migrant sex abuse under Trump
Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday called out Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) for turning a blind eye to the sexual abuse of migrants while President Donald Trump was in office.
During an interview on Fox News Sunday, Wallace pointed out that Abbott has made migrant abuse a top talking point since President Joe Biden took over the White house.
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