BOOM! GOP Rep Matt Gaetz Doubles Down – Hits Paul Ryan for His “Shameful” Support for Deep State Spying on Trump Campaign

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R_FL) went on with Lou Dobbs on Wednesday and called out Speaker Paul Ryan for defending the deep state and refusing to defend Republican congressional investigators.

Earlier Wednesday Paul Ryan defended the Obama FBI for spying on the Trump campaign during the 2016 election.

Rep. Matt Gaetz blasted the Republican Speaker for his shocking remarks.

Gaetz told Lou Dobbs Wednesday was the first time he was hearing colleagues say, “Well if Speaker Ryan won’t stand with us in this fight over the essentials of our democracy, not weaponizing the intelligence community against a presidential campaign, do we need to look at other choices?”

Via Lou Dobbs Tonight:

On Thursday morning Rep. Matt Gaetz doubled-down with a statement to supporters.

U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s dismissal of President Donald Trump’s ongoing assertions that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) acted with impropriety when it used spies to monitor and surveil members of Trump’s campaign staff in 2016.

“It is shameful to see House Republican Leadership emphasize support for FBI and DOJ intelligence collection on the Trump Campaign. Our leadership should be setting impeachment hearings for those who refuse to produce documents. Instead, some are carrying water for a Justice Department that has already resisted congressional oversight, misrepresented material facts to a FISA court, improperly redacted documents and failed to disclose spying on a presidential campaign. Sad!,” Rep. Gaetz said.

Earlier last night, Rep. Gaetz appeared on the Fox Business Network’s Lou Dobbs Tonight to further discuss the issue.

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