Former President Trump Donald Trump Yelp creates tool to help support Asian-owned businesses Iran espionage-linked ship attacked at sea Biden exceeds expectations on vaccines — so far MORE on Wednesday denied that Rep. Matt Gaetz Matthew (Matt) Gaetz Gaetz sought blanket pardon from Trump White House: report Gaetz to speak at Save America summit amid sex trafficking investigation Former Air Force officer denies Gaetz extortion claims MORE (R-Fla.) directly asked him for a blanket pardon, and appeared to defend the congressman amid allegations of sexual misconduct. "Congressman Matt Gaetz has never asked me for a pardon,” Trump said in a statement. “It must also be remembered that he has totally denied the accusations against him." The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Gaetz asked White House officials for blanket preemptive pardons for himself and other congressional allies of Trump. The Times noted that it was not clear whether Gaetz directly addressed the matter with Trump, though aides were said to have relayed the request. ADVERTISEMENT Gaetz — one of the former president’s most vocal allies in Congress — is reportedly the subject of a Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship with a minor and a possible violation of sex trafficking laws. Gaetz has vehemently… Read full this story
Trump denies Gaetz asked him for blanket pardon have 213 words, post on thehill.com at April 7, 2021. This is cached page on USA Posts. If you want remove this page, please contact us.