When news broke that Matt Gaetz was being investigated for sex trafficking, Florida lawmakers attacked. That night he appeared on Tucker Carlson’s show to tell his side of the story.
However, this performance failed spectacularly when Gaetz tried to connect the host to the charges brought against him. An angry Carlson said after the job: “That was one of the strangest interviews I’ve ever had. “
The congressman also struggled to find people willing to defend him. Even Donald Trump, to whom Gaetz had also been very loyal, was advised by aides to remain a mother on this issue.
However, Roger Stone was ready to take part in various programs and stand up for his compatriot Floridian. But according to a new report from the Daily Beast, “Federal campaign funding data shows that Gaetz ‘campaign paid Stone’s Drake Ventures $ 5,000 for’ strategic policy advice ‘fees on March 24th. It was the first time the campaign made a payment to the company . “
And Stone quickly got to work. On April 3, he said to Alex Jones: “He has to go on the offensive, that’s at the top of Stone’s rules. The left wing, non-journalistic, fake news media are the meanest, vicious and dishonest people I have ever met. All of these stories that defame Matt Gaetz today are based on leaks. Where is the beef? Where are the facts? I don’t think there are any facts. “
The defense did not last long, however. Just a week later, Stone refused to comment on the matter when asked about Gaetz.
Roger Stone, one of the most prominent supporters of Matt Gaetz, who told the Congressman a week ago to attack and appear on the cable news, has remained silent on the matter. Stone ignored two email requests for comments as to why he is now pretending that Gaetz doesn’t exist.
– Zachary Petrizzo (@ZTPetrizzo) April 11, 2021
Todd Neikirk is a New Jersey-based policy and technology writer. His work has been featured on psfk.com, foxsports.com and hillreporter.com. He likes sports, politics, comics, and spends time with his family on the waterfront.