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Fri Apr 23, 2021, 08:18 PM

DOJ is investigating if Matt Gaetz was illegally influenced to push pro-cannabis legislation

Federal investigators are looking into whether a 2018 trip Rep. Matt Gaetz took to the Bahamas with several women was part of an illegal effort to influence his platform on cannabis regulations, CNN reported. Specifically, the report said, the feds are investigating if Jason Pirozzolo, a hand surgeon and cannabis entrepreneur who went on the trip with Gaetz, tried to improperly get Gaetz to push for pro-cannabis legislation.

CBS News first reported on the Justice Department's scrutiny of the Bahamas trip, and sources told the news outlet that Pirozzolo footed the bill for travel expenses, hotel accommodations, and female escorts on the alleged trip, and that investigators are examining whether the women were trafficked illegally across state lines to have sex with Gaetz.

The Justice Department has been investigating since last year over whether he violated federal sex trafficking laws and engaged in a sexual relationship with a minor. The investigation into him stems from a broader inquiry into the former Florida tax collector Joel Greenberg, a close associate of Gaetz's who was indicted on 33 felony counts, including carrying out the sex trafficking of a minor between the ages of 14 and 17. Greenberg previously pleaded not guilty.

Both Gaetz and his father have confirmed the existence of the investigation. Greenberg, meanwhile, appears to be close to striking a plea deal with prosecutors, and The New York Times reported that he's been cooperating with investigators since last year.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/the-doj-is-reportedly-investigating-if-matt-gaetz-was-illegally-influenced-to-push-pro-cannabis-legislation/ar-BB1fZiiO

Last year when Billy Barr was head of the Justice Department. Doesn't look good Matty boy.

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Fri Apr 23, 2021, 08:27 PM

1. Wouldn't that be ironic. GOPer goes down supporting legalization.

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Fri Apr 23, 2021, 08:28 PM

2. When I think, "who is the face of the Republican Party"?

Gaetz's mugshot always shows up.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Apr 23, 2021, 08:39 PM

3. No good deed goes unpunished I guess......

I kid I kid... Fuck that guy!!

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