New information about the House Ethics Committee’s investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) was revealed on Wednesday after the committee reportedly reached out to a woman the congressman allegedly had sexual relations with when she was a minor.
The GOP-led committee contacted a woman who allegedly had sex with Gaetz when she was 17 years old, a source told CNN, a sign that the investigation has expanded to look into allegations of sex crimes against the Florida congressman. The committee is also said to have reached out to the Justice Department requesting materials from the federal investigation into Gaetz, which was closed last year with no charges brought.
The House Ethics Committee declined to comment to the Washington Examiner.
The Florida Republican has adamantly denied any wrongdoing, including having