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How Instagram models knelt down Matt Gaetz
Photo illustration by The Daily Beast / Getty If the federal investigation into Matt Gaetz does end up spelling out the downfall of Congressman MAGA, it will be in part because of a group of “budding” Instagram influencers. podcast, hosts Will Sommer and Asawin Suebsaeng welcome fellow journalists Beast Jose Pagliery and Roger Sollenberger, the duo who have told story after story about the Gaetz scandal in recent weeks. The pair reveal new details about the Gaetz saga that have not been made public before, including additional passages from the letter of confession secretly written by Gaetz’s disgraced winger Joel Greenberg, and sent to associate of Trump and longtime GOP ratfucker Roger Stone. to the Daily Beast duo’s larger investigative work on Gaetz and Co., much would not have been possible without users seeking influence on Instagram.4 Women say winger Matt Gaetz has them urges to have sex âThese are people who are Instagram loving models,â Pagliery told Fever Dreams, referring to the network of women they discovered that led directly to Gaetz and Greenberg. âSo many of these were, like, aspiring escorts. They wanted to project a version of themselves into the galaxy. And, you know, I was so … in disbelief at one point a few weeks ago that I decided to tweet, “ You think you’re doing it for your brand, but you’re actually doing it for my survey, because those people just put it front and center. According to Sollenberger and Pagliery, Gaetzgate is expected to warm up once more this week – and the two reporters gave a hint of what we can expect. is heating up, especially again, because we have a May 15 deadline for Greenberg to become a fully cooperative witness for the government, âPagliery said. âAnd it’s not just that. We also hear that the federal government is putting pressure on other people who have firsthand knowledge of this … The world for Matt Gaetz in the short term seems extremely difficult because it’s not just evidence – it’s there is a lot of evidence, and there are several witnesses. Pagliery continued, “There is another point that we have to consider is that to our knowledgeâ¦ many of these young women are talking to each other. And so there’s a certain degree of coordination between them on how they interact with people like us, who are journalists trying to figure out what happened. And it’s going to be curious to see if these girls coordinate what they’re going to tell investigators with the federal government, but also … who pays for their representation … I’m hinting a lot here, but I think that’s going to show how it’s going to move. in the coming months. Elsewhere in this episode, Suebsaeng and Sommer delve into how Trump’s obsession with ballot “audits” is spreading across the country, capturing local constituencies and the Republican state parties, and even infecting a town in New Hampshire where the Republicans had already won. And – naturally! – our odyssey in this burgeoning anti-democratic hell landscape quickly turns into a treasure hunter bragging to Will of being a “geek” trapped in a “biker corps”. Listen to and subscribe to Fever Dreams on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. Read more on The Daily Beast. Get our best stories delivered to your inbox every day. Register now! Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside delves deeper into the stories that matter to you. Learn more.