Matt Gertz reports at Media Matters:
Since cashing a check from the reelection campaign of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) in March, notorious political dirty trickster Roger Stone has furiously defended the congressman amid a firestorm surrounding a federal investigation into his activities.
On his social media accounts and in an interview with Infowars’ Alex Jones, Stone attacked the story as a conspiracy between the media and the “deep state” intended to derail a future Gaetz run for president.
The Daily Beast reported Wednesday that federal campaign finance disclosures reveal Gaetz’s campaign paid Stone’s Drake Ventures $5,000 for “strategic political consulting” fees on March 24. It was the first time the campaign had ever made a payment to the firm.
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Roger Stone spent weeks publicly defending Rep. Gaetz after being paid by his campaign https://t.co/jtpvBS3BQi
— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) April 21, 2021