Constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley joined Marth MacCallum on Wednesday on “The Story” and said he was confused by the failure to confirm the facts surrounding the New York Times report into an investigation into the member’s alleged sexual relationship. Congress Matt Gaetz with a teenage girl.
TURLEY The question is, what is really being investigated? According to the congressman, there is an extortion plot that has been implicated here. According to the New York Times, there is talk of traveling with a minor for sexual purposes in violation of federal law. This is something that the truth could be determined. Either she is under 18 or she is not. Either he traveled with her or he didn’t.
These facts are probably established at this stage. It is hard to imagine that they are not. So I’m a little confused as to the timing of this leak and the inability to confirm these basic facts. Obviously, if these allegations are true, he will lose his position on the committee. He risks being sanctioned if he is not expelled from Congress. If they’re not true, the New York Times has some serious questions to answer as well. So do those who divulged the story. I just don’t understand why we can’t get to the bottom of this allegation fast enough.
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