Adam Kinzinger becomes 1st GOP member of Congress to call on Gaetz to resign

Published Apr 09 2021 at 3:06 AM GMT
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  • Rep Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) tweeted a short message to Rep Matt Gaetz (R-Fl.) on Thursday night: Resign.
  • The Justice Department is investigating Gaetz, 38, and whether he had sex with a 17-year-old girl and paid for her to travel out of state with him.
  • In his tweet calling on Gaetz to resign, Kinzinger also linked to a new Daily Beast report about the allegations against Gaetz and Joel Greenberg, a Gaetz associate and the former tax collector for Seminole County, Florida.
  • Gaetz has denied having sex with a 17-year-old.
  • Kinzinger, a moderate, is now the first Republican member of Congress to publicly say Gaetz needs to step down.




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  • Published Apr 9, 2021 3:06 AM GMT