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Matt Gaetz Goes To Washington

We begin a new, twice-a-month feature on WUWF with U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz. Dave Dunwoody sat down with the newly-minted Congressman to speak about the first days of the 115 th Congress. On being a freshman lawmaker in Washington: "So far it’s been very busy. When I first started coming to Washington before the presidential election, there was a sense of despondence and despair. Folks thought we’d just have partisan bickering and nothing would get done. Now, under unified Republican government,...

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