Justice Department Investigating Rep. Gaetz

Alleges violations under trafficking laws.

On Tuesday, Representative Matt Gaetz of Florida announced that he was under investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ). He stated that the investigation was related to a former relationship with a 17-year-old girl and if his payments for her flights during the relationship violated federal sex trafficking laws. 

Representative Gaetz has not been charged with any crimes at this time, and the Justice Department has not made any comments about the investigation. However, Representative Gaetz alleges that the investigation is a part of an extortion plot against him. “Over the past several weeks my family and I have been victims of an organized criminal extortion involving a former DOJ official seeking $25 million while threatening to smear my name,” he said. 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • That God would guide the Justice Department to discover the truth and uphold the law.
  • For Representative Gaetz to be given guidance from the Lord on how best to respond to the investigation.
  • That God would help the federal government to eliminate sex trafficking. 

Sources: AP, NY Times, CNN


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