Appearing on the podcast War Room Pandemic, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz “I would leave my House seat, I would leave my home” to defend former President Trump during the impeachment trial.
“I view this cancellation of the Trump presidency and the Trump movement as one of the biggest threats” he continued. “I’m here to win, to win so much I get tired of it because that’s what I was promised.”
From colleague Brooke Singman. GOP FL Rep Matt Gaetz offers to represent Trump in impeachment trial. Says
"I only regret that I have but one political career to give to my president." Would be willing to resign his seat as Hse mbrs can't represent him in an impeachment trial
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) February 3, 2021
Several House Democrats mockingly cheered Gaetz’s offer.
Rep. Brendan Boyle, a Democrat, tweeted “I strongly support my colleague Matt Gaetz doing this.”
I strongly support my colleague Matt Gaetz doing this. https://t.co/8VbpLc9NK2
— US Rep Brendan Boyle (@RepBrendanBoyle) February 3, 2021
Another wrote “This would be great for humanity!!”
This would be great for humanity!!
GOP's Matt Gaetz vows to resign House seat to defend Trump from Senate conviction https://t.co/fV2OjpNhlS
— Democrat Latin Guy 🏳️🌈 🌊 (@rolyr93) February 3, 2021
Gaetz is worse than we even thought. Go ahead resign. He's just trying to make points with the cult. They are falling over each other to kiss 45 ass.
— Jon Jahr (@JahrJon) February 3, 2021
Good, Brendan Boyle & Matt Gaetz should resign, they would never be missed by the American People… https://t.co/HoEsH2UcZO
— Craig Jarvis (@Bunnwarmer) February 3, 2021