NBC News reports:
Rep. Matt Gaetz, the Florida Republican mired in controversy, told a crowd of Republican activists Saturday that sexual misconduct allegations involving him are as benign as legislative earmarks.
“I’m being falsely accused of exchanging money for naughty favors,” Gaetz said at the Ohio Political Summit, a gathering sponsored by the Strongsville GOP in suburban Cleveland.
“Yet, Congress has reinstituted a process that legalizes the corrupt act of exchanging money for favors, through earmarks, and everybody knows that that’s the corruption.”
Read the full article. On Friday, the Daily Beast reported that Gaetz hosted a full-on hookers and blow party in his Florida hotel suite, which he charged to his campaign.
— Henry J. Gomez (@HenryJGomez) May 15, 2021
— Matt Gaetz (@mattgaetz) May 15, 2021