So not a surprise.Duh -
The Ohio Republican told CNN he supports his Florida colleague, who is being investigated over alleged sexual misconduct with a teen.www.yahoo.com
What is with these politicians? We have the same thing going on in Australia with one politician texting a sex worker for 2 hours while sitting in Parliament in NSW. Yet these are the people that moralise about everyone else.Rep. Gaetz bragged about his sexual escapades to colleagues, showing nude photos and videos of women he said he slept with, including while on the floor, sources tell CNN. One video showed a naked women with a hula hoop.
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...www.cnn.com
"Information that may connect Gaetz to a fake ID scheme at the center of the case against that second Florida politician, Joel Greenberg, was presented to federal investigators in a meeting early last year, according to two other people familiar with the matter," CNN reported. "In the meeting, which has not been previously reported, a witness provided evidence linking Gaetz to Greenberg, the former tax collector in Seminole County, Florida, who was arrested last year on charges that include sex trafficking of a minor and fabricating fake IDs."
In the British Parliament, if an M.P. were under a criminal nvestigation, the standard procedure would be to withdraw the whip, which is to say to suspend the Member from the parliamentary party, and then expel him from the party if the charges were proved true. The American solution, at least as suggested by Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy, is to let the Representative continue as an active member of committees only after the investigation is complete. It seems to me that the British have the better approach.
If this was the case, that would be the news.Allen is going to flip (?)
humiliating enough to have f*cked matt gaetz but now you have to wonder if he showed mitch mcconnell your tits. distressing!
Based on the discussion below, precedent will have been set which could ease others.Technically, I believe it is only voided for Denson and under New York contract law. But . . . it sure is a good reason for other people to test their NDAs also.
It certainly explains why he was talking about not retiring the morning of the day the story broke. He knew what was coming.
He said he wanted to retire in the next couple of years but didn't want to unless he could be assured he would be replaced by a RepublicanNow, is McConnell in trouble, too, or did he simply propose the bill that would all but guarantee a Republican successor just in case?
Update: One of the officers has died.WASHINGTON (AP) — A car rammed into two Capitol Police officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol on Friday afternoon, and the driver got out of the vehicle while appearing to brandish a...apnews.com
The suspect is dead.
We lost one too after he was blackmailed by a lady on the dating sites and was forced to admit it. Married etc. There is likely a lot more that happens that we’ll never hear about.What is with these politicians? We have the same thing going on in Australia with one politician texting a sex worker for 2 hours while sitting in Parliament in NSW. Yet these are the people that moralise about everyone else.