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Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking probe

Posted On: May 7, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking probe

Summary List Placement Embroiled in a federal sex-trafficking investigation, Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida has hired two topdog defense attorneys to represent him.
The lawyers, Marc Mukasey and Isabelle Kirshner, come as a probe into Gaetz intensifies.
The House Ethics Committee on Friday announced an investigation into Gaetz over allegations of sexual misconduct. A bombshell New York Times report released last week revealed that Gaetz is facing a federal sex crimes investigation , a probe designed to determine whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl. Officials are also seeking to learn whether he had violated sex-trafficking laws.
The Florida Republican has not been charged, and he's repeatedly denied all allegations. Instead, he's pushed a narrative that says the federal investigation and these allegations make up an elaborate and convoluted scheme to extort him and his family for $25 million.
"Once again, the office will reiterate, these allegations are blatantly false and have not been...

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