WINDY CITY TIMES
||Kinzinger calls on Gaetz to resign
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In the midst of an investigation that U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) had sex with a minor and violated sex-trafficking statutes, fellow Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois) has called on him to step down, The Hill reported.
In a short tweet, Kinzinger wrote, "Matt Gaetz needs to resign."
The tweet included a link to an article from The Daily Beast reporting that Gaetz used Venmo to pay an accused sex trafficker $900 in May 2018. The Beast reports that the man, Joel Greenberg, then sent the same amount of money to teenaged girls.
Kinzingerthe first Republican to request Gaetz's resignationhas been a vocal critic of former President Trump and several of his allies. Gaetz has been an ardent Trump supporter, and supposedly sought a blanket pardon for himself and others during the waning weeks of the Trump administration, according to an item The New York Times originally reported.
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