All hell is breaking loose in Washington.
One of the biggest names in Congress is now accused of being a child predator.
And a top Republican claimed Joe Biden tried to frame him for this sex crime.
Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz was scrambling to save his reputation when The New York Times reported Gaetz was under federal investigation for sex trafficking involving a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl.
Gaetz immediately blasted the allegations as false and claimed he was the victim of a hit job by Deep State agents in Joe Biden’s Justice Department that were out to punish Gaetz for being a high-profile Trump supporter.
“The allegations against me are as searing as they are false,” Gaetz told Axios in an exclusive interview. “I believe that there are people at the Department of Justice who are trying to criminalize my sexual conduct, you know when I was a single guy.”
Gaetz also told Axios that the allegations stemmed from a failed attempt to extort $25 million from his family.
The next day Gaetz released a series of text messages and emails that took the story in a strange direction.
Correspondence from Florida lawyer and former federal prosecutor David McGee and former Air Force intelligence officer Bob Kent linked the blackmail scheme to an attempt to grift money to supposedly free former FBI agent Robert Levinson from captivity in Iran.
“The documents in Gaetz’s possession detail an alleged scheme that revolves around attempts by former Air Force intelligence officer Bob Kent and Beggs & Lane attorney David McGee, a former federal prosecutor, to free ex-FBI agent-turned-private investigator Robert Levinson from imprisonment in Iran,” the Washington Examiner reported.
However, it is widely believed that Levinson is dead.
The Examiner reported that Kent first reached out to Gaetz’s father Don, who once served as president of the Florida state Senate and who later formed a healthcare company that he sold for over 400 million dollars, to initiate the alleged blackmail.
“Screenshots provided to the Washington Examiner show a message that his father, Don Gaetz, a former Florida state Senate president, said he received from Kent on March 16. The message proposes ‘a plan that can make [Matt Gaetz’s] future legal and political problems go away.’ Gaetz has denied any relationship with a minor,” the Examiner also reported.
Kent’s letter to Gaetz’s father claimed the FBI had photos of Gaetz engaged in an orgy with underage prostitutes.
Kent and McGee claimed that if Gaetz’s father paid the 25-million-dollar blackmail fee, they would arrange for President Biden to pardon Gaetz.
This entire operation smells an awful lot like the Russian collusion hoax.
Gaetz’s contention that someone in the DOJ leaked baseless allegations to a friendly media outlet so the press could print sensationalized allegations based on anonymous sources planting misleading or false information bears all the hallmarks of the Deep State’s Russian collusion operation.
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