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Trump and his aides abandon Gaetz

They must know some stuff.

According to Politico:

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) built a public profile as an unapologetic, unambiguous, omnipresent booster of President Donald Trump.

But as his own political career skids toward disaster amid allegations that he had sex with a minor and paid for sex with women of legal age, neither Trump nor anyone in the ex-president’s orbit is rushing to Gaetz’s defense. A group that often instinctively decries any such charge as part of some nefarious, coordinated witch hunt from deep-state operators has, instead, said virtually nothing at all.

“Not a lot of people are surprised,” said one person involved in Trump’s post-presidential operations.

In the days since news broke that the Department of Justice was looking into whether Gaetz had violated sex trafficking laws — an allegation he denies — no Trump aide or family member has tweeted about the Florida congressman. Nor have almost any of the most prominent Trump surrogates or Trump-allied conservatives and media personalities, including Sean Hannity, Dan Bongino, Charlie Kirk or American Conservative Union Chair Matt Schlapp, at whose annual CPAC conference Gaetz had recently appeared.

2 thoughts on “Trump and his aides abandon Gaetz”

  1. He’s not my congressman, don’t know him at all, don’t care what he does or did.
    The question is this: Is that it? He paid women for sexual favors, maybe had relations with a 17yr old . So what, we’re all asking.
    Did he get money for all this from a Russian’s wife, did he have favorable treatment from a foreign company after his father threatened them, or has he a stake in the latest free-bies from the federal government? No….well, I repeat. So what!

    Women who prostitute themselves and the men who seek them is a story as old as humanity.

  2. Gaetz apparently openly flaunted living a playboy lifestyle and used his status as a national politician to facilitate it. In this day and age, that will almost certainly bite you in the end. He’s now being bit.

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