A buddy of Matt Gaetz, who is claimed to know in regards to the Florida congressman’s baby intercourse trafficking, has pled responsible and is cooperating with prosecutors.
(Joe) Ellicott is the long-time greatest buddy of corrupt Florida tax official Joel Greenberg, who was Gaetz’s wingman within the underage intercourse operation, based on a number of sources with direct data of their relationship. Final yr, The Each day Beast revealed that Ellicott knew intimate particulars in regards to the teenage woman who was paid for intercourse by the group—and truly texted what basically amounted to a confession that they have been scrambling to attempt to coverup particulars about their intercourse with a 17-year-old from the feds.
Ellicott was significantly legally uncovered by his involvement with Greenberg, who ran the small Central Florida tax company like a fiefdom the place he employed his associates for no-show jobs. That seems to be what took Ellicott down.
Matt Gaetz’s Buddies Are Flipping On Him
Everybody from his greatest buddy to his ex-girlfriend has flipped on Matt Gaetz and is cooperating with prosecutors. The most typical query associated to Gaetz that pops up in social media discourse is why is it taking so lengthy to cost him?
The reply is that prosecutors are investigating Gaetz for three serious crimes related to child sex trafficking and obstruction of justice. Additionally, Matt Gaetz has already employed a staff of pricy felony protection attorneys, so prosecutors seemingly wish to construct a case towards Gaetz that’s as hermetic as doable.
Rep. Gaetz continues to whistle whereas strolling previous the graveyard, as he pretends like someday he is going to be running the House with his partners in shame, Jim Jordan and Marjorie Taylor Greene, however every buddy who cooperates is one other step towards a special ending the place Rep. Matt Gaetz is sitting behind bars.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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