Matt Gaetz says he will run for president in 2024 if Trump doesn’t – despite concerns, his tax collector wingman Joel Greenberg will sue him in the sex trade
- Rep. Matt Gaetz is open to the presidential election if former President Donald Trump doesn’t
- “ If Trump doesn’t run, I’m sure I can beat whatever remains of Joe Biden by 2024, ” the Florida Republican told The New York Post.
- Gaetz will have to remain unscathed from the claims of Joel Greenberg, who earlier this month pleaded guilty to six charges of fraud and sex offenses.
- Greenberg told investigators that the Florida Republican and at least two other men had sexual contact with a 17-year-old girl
- A source speculated to The Post that Gaetz could run for president to aid Florida Governor Ron DeSantis by playing his attack dog
Rep. Matt Gaetz is open to president if former President Donald Trump doesn’t, despite concerns that his tax collector ‘wingman’ Joel Greenberg will attack him in the sex trade.
‘I support Donald Trump as president. I immediately encouraged him to run and he gives me all the directions he wants, ‘ Gaetz told The New York Post via text. “ If Trump doesn’t run away, I’m sure I can beat all that remains of Joe Biden by 2024. ”
But Gaetz will have to stay unscathed from the claims of Greenberg, a former Florida tax collector who pleaded guilty to six charges of fraud and sex offenses earlier this month.
Representative Matt Gaetz told The New York Post he is open to running for president – as long as former President Donald Trump doesn’t try again for a second term
Former President Donald Trump, photographed outside the Trump Tower earlier this week, has not yet said whether he will run for president in 2024, although he hinted he would.
A sketch of Joel Greenberg (right), described as a ‘wingman’ by Representative Matt Gaetz, and Greenberg’s attorney Fritz Scheller (left) in federal court in Orlando on May 17
Greenberg told investigators that the Florida Republican and at least two other men had sexual contact with a 17-year-old girl.
Gaetz has denied those claims.
“I’m not too worried about Joel Greenberg,” Gaetz told Newsmax last week.
Joel Greenberg is now literally in jail for initially accusing someone innocent of having a relationship with a minor. That wasn’t true, it was just a fake thing that Joel Greenberg had said and that got him in quite a bit of trouble. ‘
Gaetz told The Post that he has not formed an exploratory committee for a bid for the White House in 2024.
But he has gained experience on the campaign trail.
He joined Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, another controversial member of the party, attends rallies in Florida and Arizona with more events scheduled.
Representative Matt Gaetz gains campaign experience speaking at meetings in Florida and Arizona along with Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene
And earlier this year, he traveled to Wyoming, the home state of Rep. Liz Cheney, to rally against her after breaking up with the party and voting to impeach Trump.
Cheney has since lost her No. 3 leadership position in the House GOP due to continued criticism of Trump.
Cheney also told The Post she is open to running for president in 2024.
Another source told The Post that Gaetz could be assisting another prominent Florida man – Republican State Governor Ron DeSantis.
Gaetz could play attack dog for DeSantis and take out other members of the party when there’s a busy Republican primary, like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie did for Trump when he went after Florida Senator Marco Rubio in a New Hampshire debate. in 2016.
Trump has not officially announced that he will run for president again in 2024, but has hinted that he would.