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Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz and Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, both controversial GOP members of Congress, are joining forces to head out on a national “America First Tour” together.
Their first stop will be on May 7 at The Villages, a conservative stronghold located in a Florida retirement community.
An hour north of Orlando, the community advertises itself as a “collection of quaint retirement neighborhoods located in the heart of Florida nestled between two beautiful coastlines.” Its 115,000 residents are also 98% white and overwhelmingly voted for Trump in 2016.
According to a report by Politico, Gaetz announced the tour in a radio ad, asking for conservatives to join him and Greene at the May 7 event.
“The radical left is coming for you. And they know I’m in the way. Come stand with me as we fight back together against this radical president and his far-left agenda,” Gaetz said in the radio ad heard by Politico.
Politico wrote that Gaetz and Greene plan to attack both Democrats and “RINOs” (Republicans-in-name-only) they deem disloyal to former president Trump during the tour.
Gaetz did not mention which other cities he and Greene plan to visit together on the tour, but both have supported “America First” initiatives in the past.
In early April, Gaetz headline a Women For America First summit at Donald Trump’s Doral resort. The event happened to coincide with the revelation that the Department of Justice is investigating whether Gaetz paid for a 17-year-old girl to travel and have sex with him.
According to USA Today affiliate TCPalm, the Greene headlined a 300-person “America First Rally” at the Indian River County Fairgrounds and Expo Center on April 24, where she told the audience that the presidential election was “not over.”
Greene also supported a proposal to launch …read more
Source:: Business Insider