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Gaetz showed nude photos of women he said he'd slept with to lawmakers, sources tell CNN

Rep. Matt Gaetz, the Florida Republican being investigated by the Justice Department over sex trafficking allegations, made a name for himself when he arrived on Capitol Hill as a conservative firebrand on TV and staunch defender of then-President Donald Trump. Behind the scenes, Gaetz gained a reputation in Congress over his relationships with women and bragging about his sexual escapades to his colleagues, multiple sources told CNN.

A Desperate Matt Gaetz Is Begging And Trying To Avoid Prison

Rep. Matt Gaetz is literally begging on Twitter as he is pushing his bogus extortion story in an attempt to avoid prison.

Investigation of Matt Gaetz includes whether campaign funds were used to pay for travel and expenses

Federal investigators looking into Rep. Matt Gaetz's relationships with young women have examined whether any federal campaign money was involved in paying for travel and expenses for the women, a person briefed on the matter said.

Analysis: The one *big* problem with Matt Gaetz's explanation

In response to stunning New York Times reporting that the Justice Department is investigating a possible sexual relationship between Matt Gaetz and a 17-year-old girl, the Florida Republican congressman vehemently denied the accusation and told a broader story of intrigue involving himself and his father.

Opinion: Matt Gaetz's diversionary tactics aren't working

While the diversionary tactics Gaetz employed may gain some traction on social media and cable news in the circles where Gaetz enjoys support, prosecutors will not be distracted from their jobs, writes Jennifer Rodgers

Rep. Matt Gaetz denies relationship with 17-year-old and claims extortion attempt

Rep. Matt Gaetz on Tuesday denied that he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old after the New York Times reported that, according to its sources, the Justice Department was investigating a possible sexual relationship with the girl and whether he paid for her to travel with him.

If Gaetz were smart, he would invoke his right to remain silent

Gaetz may be telling the truth. He may be lying. Either way, he’s in big trouble.

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