As we reported yesterday, Florida Republican congressman Matt Gaetz invited notorious white supremacist Holocaust denier (and infamous Rage Furby) Chuck C. Johnson (who is NOT ME) to Donald Trump's State of the Union address, and he's been facing quite a bit of criticism for it.
But amazingly (or maybe not so amazingly, given the current state of the GOP), Gaetz actually went on Neil Cavuto's Fox Business show today and defended Johnson, saying, "He's not a Holocaust denier, not a white supremacist.
A Republican lawmaker invited a notorious far-right troll who peddles absurd conspiracy theories to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida gave a SOTU ticket to a conspiracy theorist blogger who claims the president as a reader.
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), a conservative Republican firebrand, was the lawmaker responsible for inviting the controversial internet troll Chuck Johnson to Tuesday night’s State ...
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) invited notorious right-wing internet troll and Holocaust denier Charles Johnson to be his guest at President Trump’s State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, according to a Daily Beast report. Gaetz and Jo...