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Tom Williams/CQ/GettyMatt Gaetz’s workplace on Thursday launched a press release purportedly from feminine staffers defending the embattled MAGA lawmaker amid his ongoing intercourse scandal. Regardless of being signed by “The Girls of the Workplace of U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz,” not a single, precise lady was named.“After the surprising allegations final week within the press, we, the ladies of Congressman Matt Gaetz’s workplace, really feel morally obligated to talk out,” the letter started. “Throughout Congressman Gaetz’s time in workplace, we now have been behind the scenes each step of the way in which. We’ve got staffed his conferences. We’ve got deliberate his occasions. We’ve got traveled with him. And we now have tracked his schedule.”Calling the MAGA congressman a “principled and morally grounded chief,” the unidentified ladies added that none of them had “skilled or witnessed something lower than the utmost professionalism and respect. No trace of impropriety. No ounce of untruthfulness.”The letter continued: “In our workplace and beneath Congressman Gaetz’s management, ladies are usually not solely revered, however have been inspired time and time once more to develop, obtain extra, and in the end, know our worth.”The anonymous feminine staffers wrapped up the assertion by saying they “uniformly reject these allegations as false” and that Gaetz has all the time handled each lady in his workplace with respect.“Congressman Gaetz will proceed to steer by instance and stand for the folks of America who’ve been maligned by the liberal elite,” the press launch concluded. “And we’ll stand with him. Whereas we acknowledge the scrutiny we’ll face for making this choice, we take consolation within the hope that extra People and elected officers will arise and refuse to stay silent.”The letter got here as Gaetz appeared nearer to actual authorized peril amid a Division of Justice investigation into potential sex-trafficking fees.On Thursday, it was reported by a number of retailers that Gaetz’s shut affiliate Joel Greenberg will probably plead responsible to prison fees subsequent month. Whereas it isn’t clear but what Greenberg will cop a plea to—he faces a slew of fees together with intercourse trafficking and bribery—it now seems probably that the previous Seminole County tax collector might presumably testify in opposition to his MAGA congressman pal. The federal probe trying into whether or not Gaetz had intercourse with a 17-year-old woman and paid for her journey grew out of the Greenberg investigation. The congressman launched the assertion from the anonymous ladies in his workplace moments after the information broke about his buddy.Learn extra at The Day by day Beast.Get our prime tales in your inbox every single day. Join now!Day by day Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the tales that matter to you. Study extra.