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Republican from Florida

Matt Gaetz was elected to Congress in 2016 representing Florida's 1st District. He was elected to the Florida House of Representatives serving District 4 in 2010. His father is former Sen. Don Gaetz.

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Fact-checking Matt Gaetz's CNN comments about Immaculate Conception, missing FBI texts

In a fiery interview, CNN host Chris Cuomo challenged U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., on his claims about the FBI having a "secret society" and the strength of an analogy he offered comparing missing texts from agents with the doctrine of Immaculate Conception.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for October 2015

Marco Rubio’s voting record and finances and a claim by Jeb Bush about taxes kept the Truth-O-Meter busy.