Gaetz out? Florida firebrand may flee politics for Newsmax

Gaetz out? Florida firebrand may flee politics for Newsmax
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U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, the far right outspoken conspiracy theory promoter who recently offered to quit his job to defend then-President Donald Trump during his Senate impeachment trial, is reportedly once again thinking of leaving elected office.

"Gaetz has told some of his allies he's interested in becoming a media personality, and floated taking a role at Newsmax," Axios reports, noting the Florida Republican "has privately told confidants he's seriously considering not seeking re-election and possibly leaving Congress early for a job at Newsmax."

The far right media outlet is owned by Trump pal and defender Christopher Ruddy.

An Axios source "said Gaetz has had early conversations with the network about what a position could look like."

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