Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) warned on Fox News Friday evening that Joe Biden's new presidential administration is preparing to use national security instruments against political opponents.
Gaetz speaks out
Gaetz claimed hosting Sean Hannity that he and some of his colleagues in the House of Representatives were targeting the positions they held regarding electoral integrity.
"(W) We should take note of the language the left is using – chemical warfare, insurgency, domestic terrorism," said the Republican. "This is no accident, Sean. There are exquisite authorities in our national laws that allow our government to do things to terrorists that we would never allow against our own people."
"But in the new Biden administration they want to use national security agencies against MAGA," he added. "They target Mo Brooks, Paul Gosar, Andy Biggs, Louie Gohmert, Madison Cawthorn and me because we had the courage to actually stand up and point out the need for electoral integrity."
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"And we also pointed to their hypocrisy because, despite all of the criticisms they falsely voiced against Donald Trump, they have been cheerleaders, fundraisers, and apologists for the people who burned our cities, attacked our police, and violated their idea." of America for months this summer, ”continued Gaetz.
"You don't want to explain," he said. "Joe Biden won't answer for that. Kamala Harris certainly won't. And so they'll chase after the president and his allies and set up national security agencies that you should never use against our fellow Americans."
Gaetz is one of the few lawmakers to defend Trump
Gaetz was one of the few lawmakers who actually defended President Donald Trump after the riots in the Capitol last week.
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“This morning, President Trump explicitly called for peaceful demonstrations and protests. He was far more – you can groan and groan – but he was much more clear about his calls for peace than some of the BLM and left-wing rioters this summer when we saw how violence swept over this nation, "said Gaetz in the house floor.
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This morning, President @realDonaldTrump explicitly called for peaceful demonstrations and protests.
He was far more clear on his calls for peace than some of the BLM and left wing rioters this summer when we saw violence sweep across this nation. pic.twitter.com/Ef7gKwdY1K
– MP Matt Gaetz (@RepMattGaetz) January 7, 2021
This piece was written by James Samson on January 17th, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used with permission.
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