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Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz explained to follow US-attorney for Northern California declining man behind the hazards.
Republicans-Rep. Matt Gaetz, is to apply to the question of whether prosecutors, a double standard is not by indictment in connection with a graphic threat against him and suggesting his criticism of the Russia-probe could also be a factor.
The conservative Florida Congressman told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on Tuesday he received a threatening voicemail but the U.S. attorney’s office for the Northern district of California, as the matter “-threat” and would not pursue. Carlson pointed out that the FBI had identified a suspect.
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“I just wonder, is it the fact that I know a critic of some of the officials of the FBI, perhaps leading to different treatment of the people who threaten me, unlike the people actually arrested, and threatened to have Eric Swalwell, you, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib,” Gaetz said, referring to prominent Democrats. “Those people who are actually arrested, whereas, if the people threaten the conservatives, I hope it is not a double-standard.”
The U.S. attorney’s office, the FBI and the justice Department did not immediately to requests for comment.
Gaetz, together with a recording of the threat, in which a male voice is heard saying, “Gaetz, you pathetic piece of s—. You know, I could blow your f—ing head clean of the shoulders from about a mile away. Watch your back, b – – – – -. You pathetic little piece of s—. You got your head so far up trump ACE, could I take it from the shoulders. F— You Gaetz. I’m with you on the heels, b—-.”
At the end of last week, Gaetz, said he was told that the U.S. attorney “from the determination that this was a closed question, you would, no fees, and that we should just deal with that.”
According to Gaetz, that was not the only threat he has received, and other news mentioned his family. He claims that this happened after he was the target of a violent attack on a political event.
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“Look, it’s been a crazy couple of weeks for me, I mean, just a few weeks ago I had a member of Antifa, said a member of the Antifa, I attack at a meeting in the town hall and arrested,” he said.
Gaetz said the support of his Democratic colleagues has been sparse. He said that while Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., to throw condemned the attack against him, an employee for the year 2020 with hope Pete Buttigieg encouraged people urine on him (the employee later apologized).
“I wish it was more party would be cross-support for non-violence,” said Gaetz.
Gaetz himself under investigation by the house ethics Committee for a tweet, which he addressed to the President of Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen before Cohen was set to prior to the Congress will appear.
“Hey, Michael Cohen, do, you, your wife and father-in-law know about your girlfriends? Maybe tonight would be a good evening for a chat. I wonder, if you remain faithful, if they are in prison. She is about to learn a lot,” Gaetz tweeted.
Gaetz has since apologized to Cohen and explained to the public that he said nothing about his family.