Headline says it all.
Of note, Gaetz was the lone vote against a House bill on a human trafficking.Citing three people briefed on the matter, the Times reports that Justice Department investigators are looking into whether Gaetz, a close ally of former President Donald Trump, had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl and paid for her to travel with him.
Former Seminole Tax Collector Joel Greenberg (far right) smiles while taking a picture with political operative Roger Stone (left) and U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz in a photo posted on Twitter by Greenberg on July 8, 2017.
The probe of Gaetz reportedly stemmed from the investigation of Greenberg, who faces a slew of charges including sex trafficking of a child. He is currently slated to stand trial in June.
The Times report notes that many details of the Gaetz probe remain unclear, including how the congressman allegedly met the girl. The encounters under investigation occurred about two years ago and the investigation began in the final months of the Trump administration under then-Attorney General William P. Barr, the report states.
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