Matt Gaetz trafficked girls & women into FL after meeting them on sugar daddy sites

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This week, we learned that Rep. Matt Gaetz – a MAGA Republican from Florida – is under federal investigation for human trafficking and the sexual abuse/misconduct of a 17-year-old. We also learned that the investigation began in the last month of the Trump “presidency,” while William Barr was nominally Attorney General, and that the FBI’s investigation is far-reaching and seemingly going beyond the one 17-year-old trafficking victim. To absolutely no one’s surprise, Gaetz was an even bigger scumbag than we understood. The NY Times reports that Gaetz worked with Joel Greenberg – a Florida tax collector – to find girls and women to have sex with, in exchange for hotel rooms, money and gifts.

A Justice Department investigation into Representative Matt Gaetz and an indicted Florida politician is focusing on their involvement with multiple women who were recruited online for sex and received cash payments, according to people close to the investigation and text messages and payment receipts reviewed by The New York Times.

Investigators believe Joel Greenberg, the former tax collector in Seminole County, Fla., who was indicted last year on a federal sex trafficking charge and other crimes, initially met the women through websites that connect people who go on dates in exchange for gifts, fine dining, travel and allowances, according to three people with knowledge of the encounters. Mr. Greenberg introduced the women to Mr. Gaetz, who also had sex with them, the people said.

One of the women who had sex with both men also agreed to have sex with an unidentified associate of theirs in Florida Republican politics, according to a person familiar with the arrangement. Mr. Greenberg had initially contacted her online and introduced her to Mr. Gaetz, the person said. Mr. Gaetz denied ever paying a woman for sex. The Justice Department inquiry is also examining whether Mr. Gaetz had sex with a 17-year-old girl and whether she received anything of material value, according to four people familiar with the investigation. The sex trafficking count against Mr. Greenberg involved the same girl, according to two people briefed on the investigation. The authorities have also investigated whether other men connected to Mr. Gaetz and Mr. Greenberg had sex with the 17-year-old, two of the people said.

The Times has reviewed receipts from Cash App, a mobile payments app, and Apple Pay that show payments from Mr. Gaetz and Mr. Greenberg to one of the women, and a payment from Mr. Greenberg to a second woman. The women told their friends that the payments were for sex with the two men, according to two people familiar with the conversations.

In encounters during 2019 and 2020, Mr. Gaetz and Mr. Greenberg instructed the women to meet at certain times and places, often at hotels around Florida, and would tell them the amount of money they were willing to pay, according to the messages and interviews. One person said that the men also paid in cash, sometimes withdrawn from a hotel ATM. Some of the men and women took ecstasy, an illegal mood-altering drug, before having sex, including Mr. Gaetz, two people familiar with the encounters said.

In some cases, Mr. Gaetz asked women to help find others who might be interested in having sex with him and his friends, according to two people familiar with those conversations. Should anyone inquire about their relationships, one person said, Mr. Gaetz told the women to say that he had paid for hotel rooms and dinners as part of their dates.

The F.B.I. has questioned multiple women involved in the encounters, including as recently as January, to establish details of their relationships with Mr. Gaetz and his friends, according to text messages and two people familiar with the interviews.

[From The NY Times]

So, to summarize, Matt Gaetz and his partner in crime Joel Greenberg made arrangements to traffic teenage girls across state lines for statutory rape and prostitution. Gaetz paid the girls with cash via ATM withdrawals at hotels (bet he had to pay a fee) and via cash apps? Oh, and they were taking drugs too. If Gaetz was providing the drugs, that’s a whole other set of federal charges. And if all of this wasn’t enough, guess which Beavis-looking human trafficker also took photos and videos of the girls and women he trafficked? And guess who was showing those photos to other congressmen on the floor of the House?

Behind the scenes, Gaetz gained a reputation in Congress over his relationships with women and bragging about his sexual escapades to his colleagues, multiple sources told CNN. Gaetz allegedly showed off to other lawmakers photos and videos of nude women he said he had slept with, the sources told CNN, including while on the House floor. The sources, including two people directly shown the material, said Gaetz displayed the images of women on his phone and talked about having sex with them. One of the videos showed a naked woman with a hula hoop, according to one source. “It was a point of pride,” one of the sources said of Gaetz.

[From CNN]

I think I’m going to throw up. I need the names of every congressman and congresswoman Matt Gaetz showed those photos and videos to. I need the dates of when Gaetz showed this person or that person the photos and videos. And then I need all of those people to be charged as accessories to federal crimes. This is absolutely appalling.

Attorney General William Barr Testifies before the US House Committee on the Judiciary on Oversight of the Department of Justice

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  1. Seraphina says:

    I fail to understand how a person can think they can get away with something this horrendous when they are in the public eye. It’s beyond me.

    • Smile says:

      Vile man.

    • My3cents says:

      Well it used to be that way , but after Orange Mossolini new standards have been reached.

      • SM says:

        This enquiry started under Barr, so it is not so much about who is in office, but rather that some are better at covering their tracks and do get away with it, minority do get outed. I think it is also a question of attitude, I can imagine how these bros who grow up in a bubble of privilege and money, where they see their partners and people of immediate surroundings get aways with all the questionable things – a lie here, a cheat there and then by the time you come into office, you think you are so above everyone else that you will get aways with anything.

    • Mac says:

      Hubris, it’s a symptom of extreme white male privilege.

    • Claire says:

      It’s because they do get away with it, unfortunately. How many accusations against the cheeto have been made and nothing has happened? Look how long it took to even put Epstein in jail. As a society, it’s pretty clear we don’t give a shit about women. That’s how it happens. Also, not being salty towards you Seraphina, I’m just so tired of this bs

      • Anna says:

        All true @Claire

      • Chocolate Princess says:

        Especially Black Women. I am glad that black women aren’t Matt Gaetz type but this is horrendous, vile, downright idiotic and perverse. It is just disgusting from this outcome, however, I can’t say that I was surprised. I knew Matt Gaetz is up to no good when he introduced his “adopted Cuban” to the world. Something is up.

        MATT GAETZ IS A PATHETIC AND DISGUSTING INDIVIDUAL.

    • Tate says:

      His orange god was probably covering for him for some time I would imagine.

      • Mac says:

        IDK, after all that boot licking Trump didn’t even know his name. He called him Rick repeatedly at a campaign rally last fall.

    • lucy2 says:

      Vile white men haven’t gotten away with this sh!t for centuries.
      I hope we’re starting to see the end of it, or at the very least, substantial consequences.

      It’s amazing how stupid they were though.

      • Nicole says:

        If you look up the statistics on child trafficking, you’ll find that we are not coming to the end of it. In fact, the “new slave trade” is a global and flourishing market. In places where child abuse is illegal, we need to start tracking down our “vacationing” citizens and ensuring that we value all children, not just those within certain geographical boundaries.

    • Me says:

      This is what happens when you’ve gotten away with everything your whole life. He’s finally done something his dad won’t be able to make go away.

      • Tiffany :) says:

        Exactly, Me!
        Matt Gaetz’s rich and politically powerful dad helps him avoid consequences. He didn’t face consequences for his 2008 DUI, when he refused a breathalyzer. He should have had his license suspended for a year, but it was reinstated. He should have been criminally prosecuted, but charges were dismissed. Between 1999 and 2014, Gaetz received 16 speeding tickets in Florida.

        He made so many mistakes in these new crimes because he was so used to getting away with his old crimes. This is toxic white male privilege in action. Just imagine all the crimes he has committed that we don’t know about.

    • Jennifer says:

      THIS.

    • Natters5 says:

      A sociopath.

    • sassafras says:

      It’s a feature of the system, not a bug.
      The pervs protect each other with their political power.
      There’s a reason why QAnon knew so much about pedos in power. Cause they looked at their buddies and saw a pattern.

    • Isabelle says:

      He will get away with it. Bank on it. Do little if no time and would be re-elected again if he runs. Republicans are down deep awful people, they don’t care and he will have no consequences from them.

  2. Chill says:

    These MAGA shits are really corrupt liars who would sell their souls for power. But to me the jewel in their crowns is the fact that they are so STUPID. If I was trafficking girls I wouldn’t leave a paper trail. Didn’t they watch any shows on TV? Go get them, FBI!!!

    • JT says:

      This right here. ATM withdrawals, cash apps, and photos. How dumb can you be? And still he might get off. Here’s hoping that he goes down and takes everyone with him. I’m willing to bet one of those congressmen saw those photos and wanted in on it too. Just so gross all around.

      • Esmom says:

        Right, why else was he showing the photos around? What a shocker, that these creeps who look and sound disgusting actually are disgusting. Sigh.

    • Tom says:

      Vile and stupid are job requirements in that political party. Competence – not so much.

    • Shelly says:

      I’m surprised he didn’t pay them with Venmo and use the eggplant emogi. He’s so gross, he looks like a character from True Blood

      • Golly Gee says:

        Honestly. As long as you’re rich, white, and male; stupid isn’t a problem, or it hasn’t been one for him so far. We’ll see if the RWM trifecta can no longer save him.

    • Myra says:

      There’s a lot of arrogance there, too. He probably just thought he could get away with it since they’ve been getting away with so much.

      • Tate says:

        Plus from what I read daddy is rich and extremely well connected. He has been getting vile Matt out of trouble his whole life.

    • Gab says:

      It’s not just the GOP it’s both. There are a lot of scum bags in both political parties. Look at Bill Clinton and Cuomo. AND I know tons of men personally (not famous or politicians) who are just as bad. It’s extremely triggering.

      • whatWHAT? says:

        don’t both sides this.

        Clinton and Cuomo may be gross sexual harassers but neither has been accused of what Gaetz (and 45, for that matter) has been accused of.

        and if you know “tons of men personally” who are “just as bad as” Gaetz, you should probably change who you hang out with.

      • Gab says:

        Was Clinton not at Epstein’s Island? Gaetz’ activities are similar to what was going on there. and I NEVER defended 45. 100% he’s on that list too.

      • Frida_K says:

        I wish I could find it again but someone on twitter made a list of all the republicans who have been indicted for sex crimes recently and it was a big, long list. Both sides are not equal here, and they are not even CLOSE.

      • whatWHAT? says:

        WAS he on Epstein’s island? so say the flight records. but a lot of people were who didn’t commit any crimes.

        have ANY of those women who were underage girls at the time accused him of anything? no. Clinton liked them kind of trashy and cheap looking, but he has never been accused of what Gaetz has. nor has Cuomo. so, again, don’t “both sides” this stuff, because the two men you mentioned have not been accused of what Gaetz has been accused of.

      • Betsy says:

        @Gab – the women we know who were on Epstein’s island with Clinton have specifically said he didn’t do anything with them. Do NOT both sides this, because there is no both sides on this one.

      • Gab says:

        Bill Clinton has been accused of a lot of things including rape. Fact check yourselves.
        And maybe Cuomo was more of a “harasser” as you say. It’s gross to defend any of that behavior regardless of who does it.
        I’m consistent in that I always condemn that behavior regardless of severity or political affiliation. You can be mad about that if you want.

      • Betsy says:

        Fact check yourself. You have all of two bad seeds in the Democrats, one of whom has been out of politics for 21 years. Compare that with the GOP that, just on sexual assault and other sexual crimes, has serious problems in this area. Dennis Hastert. Scott DesJarlais and Tim Murphy (both of whom identify as so called “pro life” but asked or made their sex partners have abortions). Roy Moore. Donald Frigging Trump. Brett Kavanaugh. Acosta was the one who let Epstein off; he was appointed as labor secretary by Trump. Bill Barr’s father was the one who hired Epstein as a teacher for his school despite zero credentials. Ruben Verastigui. Madison Cawthorne. For the most part, Democratic sex scandals have been largely ratfcking or extramarital affairs; GOP sex scandals are largely sex crimes.

        And that’s not to mention the dozens of low level GOP across the country since 2016 who have been accused or convicted of child pornography. This isn’t a both sides thing. The GOP seriously has a problem with misogyny and sexuality and that squeaks out in various vile ways. Closeted gay men who are subject to blackmail. Pedophilia. Rape.

      • WithTheAmerican says:

        You are totally biased and trying to make a point that is frankly insulting to all sexual assault victims.

        The 26 plus CREDIBLE accusations against Trump were also validated when he admitted that he attacks women when he wants to. He also hates women, as seen by how he tried to destroy women’s careers who turned him down.

        Bill Clinton was a LONG time ago and he was never credibly accused of violent assault or sex trafficking, but thanks for your GROSS false equivalency that obviously has an agenda to defend Republicans.

        Al Franken ring a bell? Democrats dumped him as soon as he was accused of jokingly taking gross pictures. But here Republicans defended Trump and called what he had done to double digit women “locker room talk.”

        Trump and Epstein are besties you might want to stop while you’re ahead.

      • Gab says:

        At no point did I defend any republicans. See above. I think sexual abuse is far reaching and that it also exists outside of the world of politicians. The fact that me saying it’s not ok for anyone to do things like this sets you off should be a red flag to yourself.

      • lucy2 says:

        There are abusers in all walks of life.
        The difference to me is the Democrats usually don’t tolerate it and dump the person (usually, not 100%) and as a whole the Democrats are the ones trying to enact laws and fund services that help victims of such abuses. The GOP politicians are only concerned with protecting white men and wealth.

      • MsIam says:

        The difference is the democrats are calling on Cuomo to resign, especially dems from New York including Chuck Schumer. And Clinton is pretty much held at arms length by the dems now. He got a 5 minute speech at the convention last year. Regarding Gaetz you haven’t heard squeakity-peep from the GOP about this, at least not yet. Plus this is a Federal criminal investigation, I haven’t heard that about Cuomo at least not about these harassment claims.

      • Gab says:

        I don’t think that Gaetz will get away with this at this point nor should he. Oh another one was Anthony Weiner. I’m allowed to not like any of them.

      • Betsy says:

        Gab, who’s saying you have to like them? We’re taking issue with your claim that both sides are equal here. They’re demonstrably not.

      • Gab says:

        I’m saying I see this behavior all over the place. AND I know several men who engaged in sex trafficking and abused women in the workplace who are not famous BUT they consider themselves woke and liberal. To the person who told me I need to change who I hang out with, I’ve actually done a lot of work to extricate myself from a situation that had spiraled out of control and I’ve been in therapy and been trying to work on things. So good job to you on being a victim blamer and preferring to stan polticians than actually supporting victims.

      • whatWHAT? says:

        “So good job to you on being a victim blamer and preferring to stan polticians than actually supporting victims.”

        this is NOT AT ALL what just happened on this thread, but “good job to you” on twisting what WAS said so you can play victim.

      • Gab says:

        Yes that is exactly what happened.

    • salmonpuff says:

      It’s infuriating and so telling that all these mofos are SO STUPID and yet are still walking around free.

  3. Astrid says:

    This is appalling!

  4. Lizzie says:

    Was the 17 y/o pics among those he was ‘showing off’? Add child porn charges.

    • FC says:

      Yep, plus the alleged Tucker Carlson dinner Gaetz said he brought her to. Bring them all down.

  5. Soupie says:

    I’m wondering exactly what crimes, if any, ha! “son” Nestor has been involved in. And I see ole Trumpie got his son involved in “the business.” Quelle surprise.

    • Amy Bee says:

      That thought came to my mind too. It wouldn’t be surprising if Nestor was asked to get young girls for Gaetz.

    • Darla says:

      Nestor himself is likely a victim IMO.

      • Soupie says:

        Yes, it’s very sad because he likely committed crimes AND was a direct victim of sexual assault.

      • Esmom says:

        Agreed, Darla. Someone pointed out on Twitter that Matty seems to like to get ahead of news and that his impromptu introduction of Nestor in a session of Congress was designed to do just that. Position him as a son to deflect about what the relationship really was. I still can’t believe people let that slide.

      • Darla says:

        Esmom, me either! It’s driven me crazy since he first introduced him. It stunk to high heaven, and I didn’t understand where the media was on that. That’s an interesting point about his penchant for getting ahead of the news. I suspect that’s why he got “engaged” at Christmas at Trump’s place. That engagement is as real as his status as a “father”.

      • Myra says:

        Definitely. Whatever crimes he could have committed when he passed legal age, he himself was likely a victim from a very young age.

    • Golly Gee says:

      And I see ole Trumpie got his son involved in “the business.”
      Can you please elaborate on this, soupie?

      • Soupie says:

        Pageants are one of the places where trafficking happens. Trump and his pageants were always highly suspect to me and others. Don Trump therefore just naturally fell into continuing with that kind of crap. Just look at the photo of him Nestor and Matt Gaetz. Who you hang around with is who you are.

      • LightPurple says:

        Ivanka was also heavily involved in Daddy’s pageants.

      • Golly Gee says:

        Thanks for the info Soupie. I just scrolled up and saw the photo of the three of them and wanted to shout “run Nester, run!“ Trapped between Gaetz and D-bag Jr. who try and disguise the slimey expressions on their faces with what are supposed to be smiles but come off as leers. Shudder.
        I also googled, and fortunately for post 2015 contestants, Trump sold the pageants off that year to WME/IMG.

  6. Darla says:

    Amazing he was showing nude photos of women, and quite possibly (likely?) underage girls as well, on the floor of the People’s House. And the republicans have the GALL to open their mouths. They are truly the slime underneath rocks.

    • Xantha says:

      These Republicans need to shut their mouths forever unless it’s full on contrition. They lost the morality ground years ago and should just sit there and choke on their food.

    • Lemons says:

      They are only talking about it now to try and absolve themselves of any guilt. They knew what was up. Men like Gaetz share these photos as advertising. He’ll “hook you up” if you’d like. And whether they said no or not, they allowed this guy to essentially pimp out these girls and women and remain a member of Congress! Like…WTF??

    • lucy2 says:

      Even in a regular workplace that would be grounds for firing, but in Congress! Everyone who saw that and didn’t file a complaint or whatever they’re supposed to do, should be named and shamed. We can probably guess a few of them.

      • Betsy says:

        I wonder if that’s how Barr started the investigation; it’s not like he was otherwise interested in enforcing the law for White Republicans. I wondered what would have made him actually investigate this and a few Republicans reporting PizzaGaetz (as Asha Rangappa called him on twitter) might have kicked it off.

        Not that I credit the Republicans with caring about the women or with the decency it would take to report it, but it would explain why Barr did it.

      • Tiffany :) says:

        This investigation started because the DOJ was investigating Greenberg for election crimes in Florida. While gathering information about Greenberg, they found a text from Greenberg to a coworker who found their office with the alarm going off and drivers licenses spread out on a table. Greenberg texted his coworker that he has been at the office with Congressman Gaetz.

    • Alarmjaguar says:

      This is the part of it that is absolutely shocking to me (I can’t believe I can still be shocked, but here we are). Did none of them think to report this!!!???? It is disgusting and what kind of decent human being just shrugs it off — ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS no less!!?? My god

      • Alarmjaguar says:

        Oh, and tin foil hat, I wonder how much of the investigation was to get dirt on him and others so that the Trump admin could blackmail them.

  7. My3cents says:

    The only thing suprising so far is that nothing was said about his “son”.

    • Jaded says:

      Nestor’s in this up to his handsome little chin — either procuring and/or taking part in these hideosities. I’m sure it will come out in due course.

    • Isabelle says:

      It is rumored btw the way he dated the sons sister. Which means she was probably really young as well. That could explain the “son”.

  8. Golly Gee says:

    To be fair, he showed those pictures of women (not girls – with the exception of one — as far as we know) to other congressmen and women and told them they were sex partners, so he could brag about what a stud he was, not that he paid for them (unstud-like). So they were slimebags to look, but didn’t knowingly do anything illegal.
    But using apps to pay? SMAAARRT. /s

    • Darla says:

      Imagine that it’s legal to show naked pictures of a sexual partner around without their consent. Talk about a technicality. It stinks to high heaven and anyone who looked has zero character, and the people need to know their names. Period.

      • Golly Gee says:

        I agree. As someone pointed out in another post, expecting justice from a legal system is often a set up for disappointment. Actually their description was less cynical than mine. I think an unjust justice system contributes to peoples’ sense of powerlessness and ensuing apathy. It is corrosive because it takes away the one legally acceptable recourse people have in a civilized society.

    • Lightpurple says:

      He did it in the WORKPLACE, with other colleagues and staff around. That creates a hostile work environment and yes, THAT is illegal. And until the ages of the subjects are known, they should be referred to as “females.”

      • Golly Gee says:

        Ah, yes. Good point about the hostile work environment. Wish I could believe someone there besides him would be held accountable.
        The NYT referenced “women”, so I went with that, but I take your point that “females” is more appropriate until all the facts are known.

      • Giddy says:

        And if the 17 year old’s picture was ever included it’s child pornography!

      • Jaded says:

        I once had to sue my boss (SVP of HR no less) for sending around a really lewd email to his buddies in the company pretending to be me. This was from a guy who created an airtight sexual harassment policy and regularly fired people who crossed the line. I found it totally by chance, walked out, sued his ass for creating a toxic workplace environment and poisoned work relationship. Got a year’s salary and benefits for his little ‘mistake’. Gaetz is in very deep shit and his fake engagement to Ginger Luckey (not very lucky is she) is going to end in 3…2…1…

      • whatWHAT? says:

        Jeez, Jaded, I hope they fired his azz, too. that’s messed up.

  9. Andrew’s Nemesis says:

    This man is not only repulsive, but dangerous. This is Epstein-Maxwell behaviour, right here. Grooming, trafficking, pimping, coercing and vilely abusing. He needs a spot in a Supermax – NOW.

  10. Ever says:

    Can they stop referring to them as girls in half of the article and then women when their abuse is being described. All of this is appalling. It’s making my skin crawl.

    • Becks1 says:

      This is a little unclear, but I think some are adult women and some are girls.

      • Gab says:

        Some of them may have been 18 or a little older but I’m sure most were significantly younger than the men involved.

  11. Becks1 says:

    This is so disgusting. I hope they find out everything illegal he has done and he goes away for a long time.

  12. Kat says:

    I saw the story around his interview with Tucker on Fox and you know things are bad when even the scum of the earth like Tucker Carlson don’t want anything to do with you and try to distance themselves.

    • Imara219 says:

      I agree that QANON was correct that government officials participate in sex trafficking and these crimes are embedded into our law enforcement and justice system turning a blind eye but what never made sense was that they only called out Democrats and never Republicans. I mean obviously all are complacent. I even hate the QANON just tossed out fake names like the Carter’s in their half truths.

    • FC says:

      The comment to Tucker about the “dinner” they shared was shady. I hope Tucker gets dragged down with him.

  13. Elizabeth says:

    Q Anon was / is so obviously a cover up for Republican sex crimes. Fake pizza scandal when Donald Trump and Matt Gaetz were right there showing off pictures and bragging on tape about their crimes.

    • Betsy says:

      Which we all suspected; I don’t want to say it’s “nice” to get confirmation of our suspicions because real children were involved, but we were right. The GOP is powered by projection.

    • WithTheAmerican says:

      THIS.

  14. Lightpurple says:

    Gaetz has been a frequent speaker at Charlie Kirk’s TPUSA youth conventions. I fear for the kids who attended those things.

    • whatWHAT? says:

      there’s a pic from his twitter of him at “the good lunch table” (or something like that, can’t remember what exactly he said) at some high school event. him and a bunch of teenage girls and he’s smiling like a wolf. it’s creepy.

    • Betsy says:

      Was it here yesterday or on Twitter that I read that people have theorized that that was one of the places he hunted for victims? It seems likely.

  15. Leah says:

    I’m usually not a fan of violence but that man has a very punchable face

    • HoofRat says:

      I’m sure the lineup to act on that would be very, very long. But it would be tempting to punch a little lower, right around where he appears to keep the few brain cells he possesses.

      • Anne Call says:

        Someone said on Twitter that if a can of Axe body spray came to life it would be Matt Gaetz.

  16. Lizzie says:

    MSNBC is reporting that republicans have kept their distance from him when cameras are around for quite a while because they knew the scandal would break.

  17. Tiffany says:

    Money is what is gonna take him down. Other than being in Congress, he has never had a real job.

    How was he financing his crimes?

    Follow the money.

    • Southern Fried says:

      I’d assume his rich father who’s bailed him out of trouble his whole life and campaign funds.

  18. Indywom says:

    The Trumps are awfully quiet. Hannity too.

    • lucy2 says:

      I do hope he’s stupid enough to take down a LOT of others with him. It seems like he was dragging Tucker into it a bit. Everyone committing these crimes needs to go.

      • Giddy says:

        And Tucker pulled the “I don’t know him” defense.

      • Betsy says:

        Tucker and his wife! “You and your wife had dinner with us; you’d remember her.” It was such a weird line, but so clearly a “I know you’re guilty, too, and I am bringing you down with me.”

        We should be so lucky that Gaetz might bring down some more of the slime with him.

    • Ponchorella says:

      I’m going to go out on a very short limb here and assume that some of those hotel stays were at Mar-a-Lardo.

  19. Lunasf17 says:

    Wealthy, white men live in a completely different world than the rest of us. They seriously think they are god and will never be punished for anything. This man is sick and I’m ready to see him go down.

  20. Mabs A'Mabbin says:

    Devil incarnate. The truly painful part of all this, aside from the teenage girls, is how long and slow these things progress. Little bits of information every day. A slow-seeping tap of sewage we have to endure which could last months and years. I wish there was a system in place to lasso possible abusive criminals into a kind of legal holding purgatory. If actual arrests are premature, then societal removal is called into play while things get sorted. This way, the old cliche, ‘Where there’s smoke there’s fire,’ is instrumental in disallowing monetary payouts to adjudicate.

    • Betsy says:

      You’re right that the slow trickle is awful, and before this news of the GOP pedophile ring broke, I was just thinking how many bombs the former guy left, unexploded, for us to bump into, just a series of nasty surprises for the next 50 years.

  21. Amelie says:

    I think we all saw this coming, as soon as he said in that interview (with Tucker Carlson?) that he’s generous with his ex-girlfriends and pays for their hotels and flights that something like this was about to come out. I’m surprised he even said that. Sure, you can be generous with your girlfriend but he made it sound like he was providing for multiple women at once and just admitting that makes you sound guilty.

    I’m guessing his fiance has thrown the ring back in his face and run away screaming at this point. He was clearly cheating on her with all these women, some underage.

    • Gab says:

      The fiancee is some rich 26 year old that has only known him a few months. She needs to get out now.

      • Isabelle says:

        He in his late late thirties. He seems to not date any woman older than 25. He is gross.

    • FYI says:

      The fiancée is a prop. In December, when he got fake-engaged, he knew the feds were on to him, and that Greenberg was going down. The investigation was started before Barr even left office. She was necessary as a cover story, and who knows if she is aware or not.

      It fits with his completely cynical approach to life. Other people are convenient things to use. She herself said they hardly saw each other and were “travel buddies.”

      They will not be engaged for much longer.

      • Jaded says:

        Exactly. He’s good buddies with her brother, a billionaire with a shady business past and a big donor to the Rethugs. This was totally a fake engagement, at least on his side, to cover up Barr’s investigation which has been going on since last summer.

  22. Christa says:

    There was an article somewhere from last year alleging Gaetz and his Fl colleagues having some kind of contest regarding who could sleep with the most women. It was reported to have place when he was in the FL state legislature. So he was always a creep. But Trumplestilskins don’t care about abuse of women in general so 50/50 that they would te-elect him even if he’s found guilty, if he were still eligible.

  23. Joanna says:

    I hate that Gaetz lives in my area.

    Do you any of you ladies have any recommendations for sunless tan extenders and body wash? I love my sunless tan but it fades so quickly.

  24. K says:

    Good bye, you disgusting, lying hypocrite.

  25. Kathryn says:

    Lock Him Up

  26. Liz version 700 says:

    Several reporters think this is the tip of the iceberg and that is terrifying. I hope they lock him in the basement of the jail.

    Edit as I just typed this ABC news just said that he and his buddies in congress would score and rank women they hooked up with including interns and colleagues 🤮🤮🤮. So we have taping children, sharing nude pics, and hunting for women at work….

  27. Christa says:

    According to new reports, even his GOP colleagues are ratting him out. Considering what they tolerate, that says a lot. This will be interesting to watch, to say the least.

  28. Lisa says:

    I don’t want to be rude or judge a book by its cover but that guy truly looks like a demon.

  29. yeperz says:

    Just now another Capitol Police person was killed, protecting our nation’s capitol.
    Likely this will eclipse #GaetzGate? Tho the takedown of pedo Republicans is vitally important. The whole Q lens amplified the DEMs as pedos, but today we are seeing a significant and disturbing pedo ring, inc Gaetz in REPUBS right now.
    Hope this isn’t let go of as yesterday’s news….

  30. Linney says:

    Gaetz always reminded me of one of those rich, snotty fraternity boys who treat women like crap, lie constantly and always expect to get away with everything. Only a vile human being would wear a gas mask as a “joke” to make fun of an existing pandemic in which people were already dying. But this is the Republican Party — the party of family values. Really? I would say they are the party of rich white entitlement, and I was a lifelong Republican until 2016. (I didn’t always vote Republican, but was a member of the party.) Their disgraceful treatment of women and minorities makes us look like a nation of immoral fools. Obviously not every Republican is like Gaetz, but he is not so atypical in that party.

  31. Ann says:

    Does that guy resemble Jack Nicholson or is just me? I’m late to the party on this topic.

  32. Veronica S. says:

    If Gaetz is in on it, you can assume it goes way deeper and there are way more people involved. He’s just the stupid one who will go down as their sacrificial lamb. I wish I was more surprised than I was, but it’s honestly more that I’m surprised it’s girls than young men like Nestor. That makes me wonder if he was using Nestor to lure some of them in.

  33. Jezebeelzebub says:

    I hate this fucking guy- I hate living in Florida. My fondest wish and greatest goal in life is to GTFO of the American South.

    In regard to politics, I dont like or trust politicians in general. I dont like this bipartisan shit especially- I feel like I always have to figure out the lesser of two evils. Having said that, it’s getting easier to choose, because the GOP has become like one of those over-the-top, extra-terrible movie villains. (You know, the ones who you already know are bad but then do something ridiculously eeee-ville like kicking puppies or blowing up nuns or something.) By comparison, anyone with even a shred of decency should feel compelled to side with the Democrats who seem measurably less-terrible. Which is fucking weird when you think about it, seeing as how they used to be the pro-slavery party.

    Anerican politics is a pile of hot garbage.

  34. Jezebeelzebub says:

    TL;DR: fuck Matt Gaetz and the horse he rode in on, and by “horse” I mean his daddy, their money, and their political party.

    I hate this fucking guy- I hate living in Florida. My fondest wish and greatest goal in life is to GTFO of the American South.

    In regard to politics, I dont like or trust politicians in general. I dont like this bipartisan shit especially- I feel like I always have to figure out the lesser of two evils. Having said that, it’s getting easier to choose, because the GOP has become like one of those over-the-top, extra-terrible movie villains. (You know, the ones who you already know are bad but then do something ridiculously eeee-ville like kicking puppies or blowing up nuns or something.) By comparison, anyone with even a shred of decency should feel compelled to side with the Democrats who seem measurably less-terrible. Which is fucking weird when you think about it, seeing as how they used to be the pro-slavery party.

    Anerican politics is a pile of hot garbage.