Embattled Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz, who is under investigation for allegedly violating federal sex trafficking laws, is slated to be a keynote speaker at a ‘Women for America First’ event at the Trump National Doral this week.
Via CBS News:
Gaetz denies allegations that he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl and paid for her to travel. A separate CNN report also claims he showed other lawmakers photos and videos of nude women, including while on the House floor.
Despite calls from numerous lawmakers for Gaetz to resign or be removed from the Judiciary Committee, the 38-year-old wrote in an op-ed in the Washington Examiner on Monday that he is “absolutely not resigning.”
He is also continuing to make public appearances, including an upcoming speaking event for the “Save America Summit,” hosted by the conservative women’s group Women for America First.
The event will be held from April 8 to 11 at Trump National Doral hotel and golf course in Miami features several other Republican members of Congress, according to the report, and will focus on “stopping the radical agenda being pushed, not only from the White House but in Congress,” the group’s website says.
Gaetz also tweeted about the upcoming appearance, thanking the group “for the invitation to share my vision for our great nation.”
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