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Pro-Trump Rep. Matt Gaetz May Leave the House, Head to Work for Conservative Outlet

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Well, here’s a big curveball to start off your day. One of President Trump’s staunchest supporters in the lower chamber may soon quit and go to work for Newsmax.

Did anybody see this coming?

Also, did you know Gaetz is only 38-years-old?

From Axios:

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) has privately told confidants he’s seriously considering not seeking re-election and possibly leaving Congress early for a job at Newsmax, three sources with direct knowledge of the talks tell Axios.

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Why it matters: Gaetz is a provocative figure on the right who’s attracted attention by being a fierce defender of former President Trump. The Republican also represents a politically potent district on the Florida panhandle.

What we’re hearing: Gaetz has told some of his allies he’s interested in becoming a media personality, and floated taking a role at Newsmax.

Some tweets from Gaetz on Tuesday…


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John Salvatore has been a Writer and Editor of multiple political blogs since early 2015. He earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration upon completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. A diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan, John can be reached at [email protected]