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'Awkward moment': Matt Gaetz gets pulled away while taunting Kevin McCarthy at RNC - Raw Story

'Awkward moment': Matt Gaetz gets pulled away while taunting Kevin McCarthy at RNC - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) had to be held back during an interview at the Republican National Convention as he taunted Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).McCarthy was speaking to reporters on Tuesday when Gaetz interrupted the conversation.

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'Are you afraid of me?' 'Firebrand' Matt Gaetz mocked for running away from reporter - Raw Story

'Are you afraid of me?' 'Firebrand' Matt Gaetz mocked for running away from reporter - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Matt Gaetz's "firebrand" reputation is being questioned by a self-described "good-natured midwesterner" journalist who greeted the Florida Republican with a "Congressman, hi!" then watched him run away.

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January 15, 11:58 AM
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Matt Gaetz demands 'deeper cuts' for health programs to 'save the American people' - Raw Story

Matt Gaetz demands 'deeper cuts' for health programs to 'save the American people' - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said Monday that he wants "deeper cuts" to the Department of Health and Human Services to "save the American people."

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December 26, 2023 9:44 AM
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Matt Gaetz creating new 'headaches' for Republicans with his election interference - Raw Story

Matt Gaetz creating new 'headaches' for Republicans with his election interference - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

The problems the Republican Party had in 2022 that crippled the "red wave" that was supposed to hand the GOP a massive majority in the House and control of the Senate could plague them again because Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is flexing his muscles...

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November 29, 2023 3:12 PM
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'Worse than Santos': McCarthy hits Gaetz by hinting at criminal deeds in ethics complaint - Raw Story

'Worse than Santos': McCarthy hits Gaetz by hinting at criminal deeds in ethics complaint - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) suggested this week that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) may have committed crimes "worse than" Rep. George Santos (R-NY).

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November 10, 2023 6:28 PM
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Gaetz gloats about McCarthy speakership ouster in new doc 'Gaveled Out' - Raw Story

Gaetz gloats about McCarthy speakership ouster in new doc 'Gaveled Out' - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

A 13-minute documentary lampooning the shortest-tenured U.S. House speaker in 147 years, conceived and posted by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), argues the chaos caused in the House or Representatives was "a gripping tale of power, perseverance, and triumph."

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October 15, 2023 7:36 PM
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Matt Gaetz pouts he's 'tired' of not having a speaker after ousting McCarthy - Raw Story

Matt Gaetz pouts he's 'tired' of not having a speaker after ousting McCarthy - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said on Sunday he is "tired" of the behind-the-scenes battle for the next speaker of the House after he ousted former Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).

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October 5, 2023 9:59 AM
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'Hated' Matt Gaetz faces multiple sordid allegations: Morning Joe panel - Raw Story

'Hated' Matt Gaetz faces multiple sordid allegations: Morning Joe panel - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) managed to oust Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as House speaker, and panelists on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" suggested he made the move to wriggle out of personal problems. 

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October 2, 2023 8:19 PM
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'Charlatan' Matt Gaetz is violating his own rules for the anti-McCarthy crusade: Republican congressman - Raw Story

'Charlatan' Matt Gaetz is violating his own rules for the anti-McCarthy crusade: Republican congressman - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY) laid into far-right Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on CNN Monday, as the latter ramps up his threats to call a vote to oust House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) following his bipartisan deal to temporarily keep the government open.

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October 2, 2023 3:40 AM
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'An absolute waste of time': GOPer blasts Matt Gaetz's rebellion in Fox News interview - Raw Story

'An absolute waste of time': GOPer blasts Matt Gaetz's rebellion in Fox News interview - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO) lashed out at Republican colleague Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida after he said he would try to end Rep. Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) speakership.

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October 2, 2023 2:05 AM
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'Let's be honest': Jake Tapper busts Matt Gaetz on his plan to oust Kevin McCarthy - Raw Story

'Let's be honest': Jake Tapper busts Matt Gaetz on his plan to oust Kevin McCarthy - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

CNN host Jake Tapper pressed Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) Sunday after he vowed to bring a motion to vacate Rep. Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) speakership.

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September 29, 2023 11:12 AM
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Matt Gaetz bitter Kevin McCarthy thwarted his apparent attempt to hit on Cassidy Hutchinson: book - Raw Story

Matt Gaetz bitter Kevin McCarthy thwarted his apparent attempt to hit on Cassidy Hutchinson: book - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

The bitter feud between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is reaching a boiling point as Gaetz has been leading a group of rebellious Republicans toward a government shutdown.

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September 25, 2023 7:20 AM
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'Dysfunction and stupidity': Matt Gaetz and Maria Bartiromo argue in battle over government funding - Raw Story

'Dysfunction and stupidity': Matt Gaetz and Maria Bartiromo argue in battle over government funding - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Matt Gaetz clashed with Fox News host Maria Bartiromo after she accused him of being a "disrupter" who jeopardized Republican wins in Congress.

"Today, dysfunction and stupidity," Bartiromo announced...

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Matt Gaetz vows Trump will give pardons and 'money settlements' to Jan. 6 convicts - Raw Story

Matt Gaetz vows Trump will give pardons and 'money settlements' to Jan. 6 convicts - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

A Donald Trump sequel as president means pardons and a payday for Jan. 6 defendants. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is dangling carrots for the return of the Donald to 1600 Pennsylvania by letting it be known the 45th president keeps his promises.

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'Gaetz 8' GOPers behind McCarthy ouster are facing 'blowback' as donors turn on them - Raw Story

'Gaetz 8' GOPers behind McCarthy ouster are facing 'blowback' as donors turn on them - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

The far-right Republicans who banded together to oust former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) are suddenly finding donors shutting their wallets as opponents line up to primary them.

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December 27, 2023 10:25 AM
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'Messy': Expert warns ugly vendetta could soon shatter GOP's 'united front' - Raw Story

'Messy': Expert warns ugly vendetta could soon shatter GOP's 'united front' - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

By the time 2024 arrives, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) will be gone from the U.S. House of Representatives, and his far-right nemesis Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) can take much of the credit.It was the ultra-MAGA Gaetz who triggered a "motion to vacate" that led to McCarthy being ousted as House speaker...

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December 8, 2023 3:19 PM
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House Republicans 'have their fangs out' to expel 'hated' Matt Gaetz: report - Raw Story

House Republicans 'have their fangs out' to expel 'hated' Matt Gaetz: report - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) infuriated allies of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) when he triggered a "motion to vacate" that led to the California Republican being ousted as House speaker. Gaetz, however, has expressed no regrets. In fact, he has bragged about his role in McCarthy's fate...

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November 16, 2023 3:03 PM
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'Mentally ill lunacy': Matt Gaetz thinks NSA is spying on him because of his 'whiteness' - Raw Story

'Mentally ill lunacy': Matt Gaetz thinks NSA is spying on him because of his 'whiteness' - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) suggested the NSA could be targeting people like him for being white. 

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October 20, 2023 6:20 AM
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Matt Gaetz furious Kevin McCarthy is 'squatting' in speaker's private bathroom - Raw Story

Matt Gaetz furious Kevin McCarthy is 'squatting' in speaker's private bathroom - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Kevin McCarthy's apparently "squatting" in the speaker's loo. The Washington Post's Ben Terris wrote about how Speaker Kevin McCarthy's down-in-the-dumps state in the House after he was ousted from his perch warrants more introspection. 

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October 9, 2023 8:20 AM
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NBC host nails Matt Gaetz for ousting Speaker: 'You're completely incapable of helping Israel' - Raw Story

NBC host nails Matt Gaetz for ousting Speaker: 'You're completely incapable of helping Israel' - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

NBC host Kristen Welker challenged Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) after he orchestrated the ouster of former Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) just days before a deadly terrorist attack in Israel. 

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October 5, 2023 9:40 AM
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Matt Gaetz caught on tape buttering up GOP megadonors despite pledge to eschew corporate PACs - Raw Story

Matt Gaetz caught on tape buttering up GOP megadonors despite pledge to eschew corporate PACs - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

The Daily Beast is reporting that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), who has pledged not to take money from corporate PACs, is not above courting GOP megadonors. 

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October 2, 2023 5:18 PM
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Matt Gaetz lashes out at GOP colleague as feud over McCarthy's future boils over - Raw Story

Matt Gaetz lashes out at GOP colleague as feud over McCarthy's future boils over - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) took to X on Monday to lash out at House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-NY), one of the closest lieutenants of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) — and reiterated his mounting threats to call a vote to kick McCarthy out of power.

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October 2, 2023 2:20 AM
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'You're responsible for your behavior': Kevin McCarthy won't stop push to expel Matt Gaetz - Raw Story

'You're responsible for your behavior': Kevin McCarthy won't stop push to expel Matt Gaetz - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said he would not get involved in the possible push to expel Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) from Congress.

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September 29, 2023 2:01 PM
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GOPer pins blame for looming shutdown on '1 person — Matt Gaetz' - Raw Story

GOPer pins blame for looming shutdown on '1 person — Matt Gaetz' - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

With a federal government shutdown looming, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) continued to make a last-minute effort to work out some type of funding agreement with far-right members of his caucus. 

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September 28, 2023 8:49 PM
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GOP caucus meeting goes off the rails as Gaetz and McCarthy launch into foul-mouthed face-off - Raw Story

GOP caucus meeting goes off the rails as Gaetz and McCarthy launch into foul-mouthed face-off - Raw Story | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

A House Republican caucus meeting went off the rails after Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) attacked House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for contributing $5 million to the National Republican Congressional Committee and key members to bolster their funding for re-election in 2024...

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