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Rep. Matt Gaetz asks Donald Trump for a preemptive amnesty: NYT
At the twilight of the Samuel Colm / Getty Donald Trump administration, Rep. Matt Gaetz (Republican) sought a preemptive amnesty from the president for possible crimes committed by him and his parliamentary allies. The New York Times reports. Currently, the federal government is concerned with potential sexual trafficking in connection with alleged relationships with a 17-year-old girl, especially focusing on whether he paid her to travel with him. Forgive me that the investigation had begun by the time he made multiple requests. Did the Justice Department also pay Gates to multiple women for sex on various visits to Florida with his close ally Joel Greenberg, a former Seminole County tax collector currently being charged? I’m investigating. Gates denied the claim. It’s unclear if Gates or Trump knew of the Florida legislator’s investigation, but the Times said the White House refused anyway, believing that a priori forgiveness would set an unsightly precedent. Attorney General William Barr was briefed on Gates’ investigation and reportedly canceled his appearance with the Florida Republican Party. It is unclear whether Gates had a direct discussion with the former president about the full amnesty or through an aide. Nathan Nelson, one of Gates’ former aides, told the Times Monday that the FBI had asked him about the activities of his old boss. A Gates spokesperson said in a statement to the Times: With these false, increasingly bizarre, partisan claims against him, Congressman Gates asked President Trump to “forgive everyone, from himself to his administration, Joe Exotic.” .. Shortly after news reports that Trump had planned to forgive former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had already pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, Trump insisted on widespread forgiveness in December 2020. Was known to monitor for. “President Trump needs to forgive Michael Flynn, for Thanksgiving Turkey, and, if necessary, for everyone from himself to the administration, Joe Exotic. The blood left by the militants. As you can see from the desire, it will only be erased if it comes after those who have worked hard to invigorate the Trump administration with the policies, vitality and effects provided to the American people, “Gates told Fox News. Told. “I think the president should exercise his amnesty effectively and powerfully,” he added. The proceedings against Greenberg led a federal agent to investigate Gates’ behavior, and investigators reportedly said the two may have had sex with the same 17-year-old. believe. Greenberg is in jail awaiting trial on suspicion of sexual trafficking after violating the terms of bail. In Congress, Gates transformed into a conservative fire brand with a flare for former presidential advocates and media appearances. He met with a series of conservative cable news channels (Fox News, One America News, Newsmax) about the post-congress contributor gigs. Despite Gates’ loyalty, Donald Trump has not come to his defense due to the ongoing political fallout from the investigation. He sometimes shared photos and videos of naked women with fellow lawmakers on the house floor, boasting to sleep with them. In the Florida Senate, Gates participated in a sexual game in which a male member of the legislature competed to sleep with his aides, other lawmakers, and lobbyists, categorizing conquests by points, and seeing one woman. Gates reportedly called him a “snitch,” and his relationship and travel investigations were part of a plan to drive tens of millions out of himself and his father, former Florida Senator Don Gates. Yes, it claims its net value reaches hundreds of millions. Dollar. A footnote to the story of the investigation turns into a strange realm. Florida real estate developer Don Maggie, a Florida lawyer and former Air Force agent Bob Kent, who were previously convicted of a fraud called Stephen Alford, will pay Getz $ 25 million earlier this year. It is said to have urged. They claimed to use Iran’s detained American hostages, who had already been sentenced to death, as a ransom. Elder Gates cooperated with the FBI investigation and wore a wire to a meeting with one of the men. Find out more at The Daily Beast. Put your top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now! DailyBeast Membership: Beast Inside digs deeper into the stories that matter to you. learn more.