The attorney for an associate to Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) suggested the embattled congressman had reason to be concerned that his client was working with prosecutors to build a case against him.
“I’m sure Matt Gaetz is not feeling very comfortable today,” Fritz Scheller, an attorney to former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg, said in an afternoon appearance before reporters.
He delivered the remarks after a brief court hearing for Greenberg, who faces 33 criminal charges that include trafficking a minor, identity theft, and defrauding the federal Paycheck Protection Program.
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Lawyer for Gaetz Ally Suggests His Client Flipped: ‘I’m Sure Matt Gaetz is Not Feeling Very Comfortable Today’ https://t.co/aHTHlc7utD
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Attorney for Joel Greenberg, an associate of Rep Matt Gaetz: “Based on what my client knows… I’m sure Matt Gaetz is not feeling very comfortable today.” pic.twitter.com/kcDdgOG3Uo
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When Joel Greenberg’s lawyer told reporters, “I am sure Matt Gaetz is not feeling very comfortable today,” it was hard not to stop and take note. https://t.co/edJYkJT2MX
— Steve Benen (@stevebenen) April 8, 2021