Florida Bar won’t dismiss Gaetz complaint
A Florida Bar disciplinary investigation will continue into a tweet sent by Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz about President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen.
Bar officials said in a statement Wednesday the matter is being examined by a grievance committee. Gaetz is an attorney and Florida Bar member.
The potentially intimidating tweet came in February on the eve of Cohen’s testimony criticizing Trump before a House committee. Gaetz tweeted: “Do your wife & father-in-law know about your girlfriends? Maybe tonight would be a good time for that chat. … She’s about to learn a lot…”