Intercourse trafficking analysis ought to imply Matt Gaetz is toast
MP Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is under criminal investigation for possible violations of sex trafficking laws with a 17-year-old girl. This suggests that one of Trump’s favorites is toast.
The New York Times reported:
Republican representative Matt Gaetz, Florida Republican and close ally of former President Donald J. Trump, is under investigation by the Justice Department to see if he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid to travel with him to three people who have been informed of the matter.
The investigators are investigating whether Mr. Gaetz has violated federal laws on sex trafficking. A variety of federal laws make it illegal to induce anyone under the age of 18 to travel across state lines for sex for money or something of value. The Ministry of Justice follows such cases regularly and offenders are often sentenced to heavy sentences.
It now makes sense why Gaetz is considering leaving Congress and taking a job at Newsmax. If Gaetz is charged, it will mean bigger problems for him than keeping his seat in Congress. Gaetz could consider a long prison term if charged and convicted.
On a related point, Donald Trump certainly seems to be spending a lot of time and attracting some men who may have committed crimes against young girls or were convicted of crimes.
The claim alone could be enough to make Gaetz fail, as another Republican with “family values” has been exposed as a potential criminal of the worst kind.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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