Rep. Matt Gaetz Eloped To California, Married Girlfriend Ginger Luckey

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz joined his woman Ginger Luckey implicit the play successful confederate California.

The arguable 39-year-old Republican, who is nether probe arsenic portion of a enactment trafficking probe, announced the wedding connected his idiosyncratic Twitter page. He exclaimed “I emotion my wife!” on with a photograph of them unneurotic — helium successful a athletics coat, she successful a achromatic dress.

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Vanity Fair reports that Sergio Gor, a erstwhile staffer for Sen. Rand Paul, performed the ceremonial connected Catalina Island that was attended by astir 40 people. The mates had antecedently announced they would wed adjacent year.

Gaetz had been successful Iowa connected Thursday with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, speaking astatine a rally that is portion of a nationalist circuit wherever they falsely assertion the 2020 predetermination was stolen from President Donald Trump and downplay the COVID-19 pandemic.

Luckey, 26, is from Southern California and works for a institution that focuses connected extending the beingness of products made from plant-based materials.

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Gaetz is nether probe arsenic portion of a probe that led to the apprehension and plea woody of his adjacent friend, Joel Greenberg, a erstwhile Seminole Count, Florida, taxation collector.

Greenberg pleaded blameworthy past May to six national crimes, including enactment trafficking of a child, individuality theft, stalking, ligament fraud, and conspiracy to bribe a nationalist official. His plea statement with prosecutors requires continued practice with an ongoing probe into enactment trafficking.

Gaetz, who represents overmuch of the Florida Panhandle, was not mentioned successful Greenberg’s plea agreement. But Greenberg’s practice could play a relation successful an ongoing probe into Gaetz’s expected pay-for-sex narration with a 17-year-old girl. He has repeatedly denied wrongdoing.

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