- Donald Trump issued his first statement on Matt Gaetz, saying the embattled congressman ‘never’ asked him for a pardon
- ‘Congressman Matt Gaetz has never asked me for a pardon,’ Trump said
- He also offered tepid support to Gaetz: ‘It must also be remembered that he has totally denied the accusations against him’
- Gaetz approached White House with the extraordinary request in the president’s final weeks in office, the New York Times reported Tuesday
- The Florida congressman allegedly wanted pre-emptive pardons for himself and his congressional allies for any crimes they may have committed
- It came as Department of Justice investigators began questioning Gaetz’ associates about allegations against him, the Times reported
- Gaetz will speak this weekend at a conference being held at Trump’s Doral club
- The allegations revealed last week included claims that Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl.
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- Gaetz on the record denials Video.
- Gaetz’s most recent statement.
- Confirmation of Gaetz’s story about the blackmail attempt.