An associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) pleaded guilty to sex trafficking and other charges after agreeing to cooperate with investigators, and social media users hoped that might spell legal trouble for the lawmaker.
Joel Greenberg entered a guilty plea Monday morning on six charges and agreed to assist prosecutors in other cases, including an investigation against Gaetz -- one of the most polarizing figures in politics.
Matt Gaetz is about to go through some things.— finely GET VACCINATED ✍️ (@finely GET VACCINATED ✍️) 1621264655.0
@KaivanShroff So how long now until Matt Gaetz is arrested? #MattGaetzIsGoingToPrison— • Bull • (@• Bull •) 1621264886.0
There’s no way Greenberg would get this deal if he wasn’t bringing Gaetz down with him. https://t.co/EmpNeHd1v9— John T (@John T) 1621264628.0
I wonder if Gaetz’ll have the same smile on his face when he goes up the river for statutory rape https://t.co/fMUf9Dd5qV— Gary Michael Shephard (@Gary Michael Shephard) 1621264649.0
@TheRickWilson All I want from Matt Gaetz is that I get to see that "Jim Bakker" moment with the handcuffs and the Crying lol— Jerry Beaudoin (@Jerry Beaudoin) 1621264653.0
@JudiciaryGOP So Liz cheney get censured for voting to impeach former guy but Matt Gaetz can have a sexual relation… https://t.co/56rL5bvopN— DIALLO PHILIPO (@DIALLO PHILIPO) 1621264885.0
@AdrienneLaw I woke up in a GREAT mood, this morning, because I’M NOT MATT GAETZ.— 𝐌𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐡 (@𝐌𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐡) 1621264875.0
@BettyBowers “But I’m rich and know people!!” - Matt gaetz as they’re dragging him out in handcuffs— Jeff Fallert (@Jeff Fallert) 1621264868.0