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Matt Gaetz’s Crimes Are So Bad That Even Trump Wouldn’t Pardon Him

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) asked Trump to give him a pre-emptive blanket pardon to cover all of his crimes before the former president left office.

Maybe Postpone This One? Matt Gaetz Will Speak at a Women For America First Event at Trump’s Doral Club on Friday

The night that news broke that the DOJ was investigating Matt Gaetz for sex trafficking, Tucker Carlson invited him on his show. The interview, seen as a favor for the Florida congressman, went off the rails almost immediately. Carlson later referred to the spot as one of the weirdest interviews he’s ever conducted. And since … Continue reading "Maybe Postpone This One? Matt Gaetz Will Speak at a Women For America First Event at Trump’s Doral Club on Friday"

Matt Gaetz requested preemptive pardon from Trump: New York Times

Rep. Matt Gaetz requested a preemptive pardon from former President Donald Trump while he was being investigated by the Justice Department, sources familiar with the discussions told the New York Times.

Yes, the Georgia election law is that bad

The debate over whether Georgia’s law really suppresses voting reveals just how imperiled American democracy is.

Trump adviser teases 'busy morning' ahead for MAGA movement

An aide to former President Donald Trump indicated a big morning is ahead for the "Make America Great Again" movement.

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax compares himself to George Floyd and Emmett Till over sexual assault allegations

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax compared himself to George Floyd and Emmett Till while discussing the sexual assault allegations against him.

Kamala Harris moves into Naval Observatory residence following renovations

Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, second gentleman Doug Emhoff, moved into their official residence on Tuesday evening following months of updates to the Naval Observatory.

Lin Wood rips Lindsey Graham and Nikki Haley as he campaigns to lead South Carolina GOP

Lin Wood is putting the Republican establishment on notice as he campaigns to be South Carolina's GOP chairman.

Amid Sex Abuse Allegations, Rep. Gaetz Invited To Speak At Pro-Trump Event At Trump Hotel

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), under investigation for alleged sex trafficking and having sex with a minor, is slated to speak Friday at a Women for America First event.

NYT: Matt Gaetz said to have sought blanket pardon

The New York Times reports that Rep. Matt Gaetz, who is currently under investigation for the sex trafficking of a 17-year-old girl, asked the White House for a blanket, preemptive pardon in the last weeks of Donald Trump's term. NYT’s Michael Schmidt joins Chris Hayes. 

Matt Gaetz Reportedly Sought Blanket Pardon From Trump In Final Days Of Administration

The Republican congressman is under investigation for alleged sex trafficking and allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl.

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