Gaetz Sex Probe Suddenly Threatens a Speedy Washington Rise
The 38-year-old unblushing defender of Donald Trump is facing a federal sex-trafficking investigation.
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Compared with most congressional newbies, it didn’t take Rep. Matt Gaetz long. Phone calls from the president. Rides aboard Air Force One. Hundreds of television appearances. A darling in conservative circles. Yet barely four years after arriving in Washington as a little-known Republican state legislator from Florida’s Panhandle, the 38-year-old unblushing defender of Donald Trump is facing a possible abrupt end to his once promising career because of a federal sex-trafficking investigation.…