Witnesses said Rep. Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine and had sex with an escort who was paid with campaign money. — Lauren Frias and Erin Snodgrass, Business Insider
Witnesses said Rep. Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine and had sex with an escort who was paid with campaign money. — Lauren Frias and Erin Snodgrass, Business Insider
Witnesses said Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine and had sex with an escort who was paid with campaign money, report says
  • Matt Gaetz reportedly snorted cocaine with a female escort at a hotel party in 2019, The Daily Beast reported.
  • The Florida congressman reportedly wrote off the hotel stay as a campain expense.
  • Gaetz faces a Justice Department investigation into whether he violated federal sex-trafficking laws.
Witnesses said Rep. Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine and had sex with an escort who was paid with campaign money, The Daily Beast reported Friday.

In late October 2019, Gaetz headlined as a featured speaker at the "Trump Defender Gala" fundraiser, hosted by the Westgate Lake Resort in Orlando, Florida. At an afterparty in Gaetz's room following the event, witnesses told The Daily Beast that a woman named Megan Zalonka brought and prepared lines of cocaine on the bathroom counter.

The Florida congressman wrote off the hotel stay as a campaign expense, The Beast reported. Two sources also told The Beast that Gaetz and Zalonka, who worked as a paid escort and amateur Instagram model according to the report, had an ongoing paid relationship in exchange for sex.

"She was just one of the many pieces of arm candy he had," one source familiar with their relationship told The Beast.
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