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The DoJ is reportedly investigating whether Matt Gaetz paid women to have sex

A Republican Congressman is reportedly under investigation for alleged money and gifts from women who contacted Matt Gaetz online in September. CNN reported that Gaetz allegedly showed other lawmakers nude photos and videos of women he allegedly slept with. Photo: Michael Brochstein / Sopa Images / Rex / Shutterstock One of Donald Trump’s loudest cheerleaders in the US Congress is currently under investigation for paying for sex with women recruited online, according to a media report. Matt Gaetz, a Republican Congressman from Florida, is one of the former president’s most ardent supporters and has appeared on television frequently to share his lies about stolen elections. However, the 38-year-old’s rapid rise is threatened by a strange, filthy, and escalating scandal that includes a report from CNN alleging that he allegedly showed nude photos of women he slept with colleagues on the floor of the House of Representatives. The crisis for Gaetz began this week when it was reported that the Justice Department was investigating allegations that he had a sexual relationship with an underage girl and paid the 17-year-old to travel with him, potentially violating interstate sex trafficking laws . Gaetz denied the allegation and tried to deflect it by suggesting that he and his father were victims of “organized crime extortion”. But there was another twist when it was reported that Gaetz’s review resulted from a separate Justice Department investigation into one of his allies, Florida politician Joel Greenberg, who was charged with sex trafficking and other allegations last summer pursued a political opponent. Greenberg has been involved in several women recruited online for sex who received cash payments, the New York Times reported Thursday. Greenberg “initially met women through sites connecting people who make dates in exchange for gifts, good food, travel, and allowances, according to three people with knowledge of the encounters,” the paper said. “Mr. Greenberg introduced the women to Mr. Gaetz, who also had sex with them, the people said.” The New York Times said it received receipts from mobile apps showing payments from Gaetz and Greenberg to one of the women and a payment from Greenberg to a second woman. “The women told their friends that the payments for sex were with the two men, according to two people familiar with the conversations.” Gaetz took ecstasy, an illegal drug, before having sex, the newspaper’s sources also claimed. The Congressman vehemently denies the reports. His office said in a statement: “Matt Gaetz never paid for sex. Matt Gaetz completely denies all obnoxious allegations. Matt Gaetz has never been to such websites. Matt Gaetz values ​​the relationships in his past and looks forward to marrying the love of his life. “A separate report from CNN, based on anonymous sources, reported how Gaetz showed pictures of women on his cell phone – sometimes on the floor of the house – and spoke openly about having sex with them. “It was a point of pride,” a source told the network. And on Friday, Gaetz ‘communications director Luke Ball resigned. A statement said: “The office of Congressman Matt Gaetz and Luke Ball have agreed that it is best to split up. We thank him for his time in our office and wish him all the best for the future. “Gaetz, who came to Congress in 2017, is part of a pro-Trump coterie that has found a smash-mouth style, and the talent to be outraged is a shortcut to political fame via right-wing media. He even traveled to Wyoming to hold a rally at which Liz Cheney, the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives, had to resign because of her vote to impeach Trump after the January 6 riot in the U.S. Capitol. But the congressman is also the latest in a long list of Trump allies tarnished by proven or alleged wrongdoing, and some ending up behind bars. So far, the ex-president has remained silent on this issue, and few of his supporters have taken a firm position. Kevin McCarthy, the leader of the Republican minority in the house and a staunch Trump supporter, said Wednesday that he would not remove his committee assignments from Gaetz until the case against him was resolved. McCarthy told Fox News, “The consequences are dire. If it turns out to be true, we would remove it if it were. But right now, Matt Gaetz says it’s not true and we have no information. So let’s get all the information. “But the Democrats are calling on McCarthy to remove Gaetz, the House Justice Committee that oversees the Justice Department. On Wednesday, Ted Lieu, a Democratic Congressman from California, tweeted that Gaetz should not “sit on the congressional committee overseeing the department investigating him.” And House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi told reporters, “Of course, if these claims are true, the least that could be done is to be removed from the Judiciary Committee. From what we’ve heard so far, this would be an ethics committee matter. “The ethics committee, composed of five members from each party, can recommend penalties ranging from reprimand or formal reprimand to expulsion. The entire House would have to approve such measures, with expulsion requiring a two-thirds majority. Gaetz – whose Twitter bio says: “Florida man. Fiance. Fire blight. America First ”- sent to its 1 million followers on Thursday:“ The allegations against me are FALSE. The extortion of my family by a former DOJ officer is REAL. DOJ has the tapes. Please release them. “