Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) appeared to reference the intercourse allegations leveled in opposition to him throughout a rally with QAnon conspiracy theory-endorsing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) in Florida on Friday.
The firebrand Republicans — and staunch supporters of ex-President Donald Trump ― visited The Villages retirement group north of Orlando for the primary cease of their “America First Tour.”
“CNN is just the worst,” Gaetz informed attendees.
“So, today is my birthday. And I already know how CNN’s gonna report it. ‘Matt Gaetz has wild party surrounded by beautiful women in The Villages.’ So just get ready for it,” he added.
Gaetz is beneath federal investigation over claims he had intercourse with a 17-year-old woman and paid for her to journey with him, doubtlessly violating intercourse trafficking legal guidelines.
The Florida Republican has not been charged and denies any wrongdoing.
“We have a right to confront our accusers in this country. How about that?” Gaetz informed the gang. “There can be no due process here if the only process due to conservatives is to see leaks embroidered onto lies, then just endlessly repeated by the ‘America Last’ media.”
Gaetz additionally claimed he was “a marked man in Congress.”
“I’m a canceled man in some corners of the internet,” he mentioned. “I may be a wanted man by the deep state, but I’m a Florida man and it’s good to be home.”
Greene, in the meantime, arrived on stage to AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” and instantly whipped up the gang by peddling Trump’s election lies.
“I’ve just got to check something, I just want to make sure I’m in the right place. Tell me, who is your president?” she requested. When the gang responded “Trump,” she mentioned: “That’s my president, too. I just want to be sure I’m with friends and family, not with antifa or BLM or democratic socialists.”
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