Latest Mostly False Fact-checks on Matt Gaetz Matt Gaetz stated on October 21, 2019 in a tweet: "Barack Obama put a permanent stop on this military aid to the Ukraine - he never allowed it to go." Matt Gaetz stated on August 10, 2019 in an interview on Fox News: In Australia "they went and confiscated all the guns. You know who did what Australia did? Venezuela." Matt Gaetz stated on October 17, 2017 in a tweet: "Opioid crisis (is) the worst in ObamaCare expansion states!" Matt Gaetz stated on August 18, 2017 in a newsletter: "As of 2014, illegal aliens made up roughly 3.5 percent of our population, and committed over 10 percent of all murders."