Hot Takes With Matt Gaetz

By Congressman Matt Gaetz

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Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz gives the listener a full access, behind-the-scenes look into the Swamp of Washington without the spin of Fake News. Congressman Gaetz brings you the news of the day without holding back any punches. No spin, no lies, all hard-hitting truths. Subscribe today to never miss Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz. NEW EPISODES EVERY WEEKDAY!

Episode Date
Episode 92 - Music City in Treble Over COVID Numbers. Does Speaking English Spread Coronavirus? America First Fashion.

Far too many politicians have lied to us about the COVID pandemic to suit their own political agenda, and I break down the latest culprit in today's episode, PLUS: does speaking the English language put us at a greater risk of COVID spread? 

Sep 18, 2020
Episode 91 - On the Ground and On the Move in Pensacola. Barr Rips Destructive Lockdowns. Big Tech Censors Free Speech and Free Thought.

We're on the ground and on the move in Pensacola following Hurricane Sally. There's some noise in the background as I'm traveling to disaster areas, but the hot takes are still sizzling. 

Sep 17, 2020
Episode 90 - Who Fact-Checks the Fact-Checkers? Beethoven Canceled. Florida Hit Hard by Hurricane Sally.

Please pray for the Florida Panhandle as we deal with Hurricane Sally. These are tough times for us but we're going to get through this. We ask for the support and cooperation of our residents and citizens as we encounter the challenges ahead.

Sep 16, 2020
Episode 89 - A Hairy Situation in the Congress. America's Student Loan Crisis. Cool Cats and Kittens...and Commercials.

Politicians have made it easier and easier to access student loans while at the same time making it harder to get rid of the debt. Those two forces combined have essentially created a generation of indentured servants. I want your feedback - listen to today's episode for my suggestions on how to tackle student loan debt! 

Sep 15, 2020
Episode 88 - Cop Killers Should Get the Death Penalty. A Joe Rogan-Powered Presidential Debate? A Thriving Trump Doctrine.

President Trump's decision to withdraw troops from the Middle East is directly tied to the recent peace settlements.  With less precious American blood to squander or weaponize against one another, the kingdoms of the Middle East can make peace rather than war.

Sep 14, 2020
Episode 87 - Never Forget.

A great nation never forgets its leaders, its triumphs, or its pain. Never forget. 

Sep 11, 2020
Episode 86 - De Blasio Burned By Fellow Dem. A Supreme Short List. America's Away Message?

Bob Woodward's latest "book" was announced this week and made the rounds on social media. Fellow Democrat Rep. Max Rose rips NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio. PLUS: President Trump yesterday dropped his list of Supreme Court contenders with some very familiar names.

Sep 10, 2020
Episode 85 - Drilling Banned Off Florida's Coast! Oscars Go Full-Blown Woke. Olympics in Tokyo Are A Go.

Banning drilling off Florida's coast is an enormous victory for all Floridians who can now rest assured that their homes and livelihood are safe from the disastrous consequences of offshore oil drilling. I break down why in today's episode. 

Sep 09, 2020
Episode 84 - Atlantic Story on POTUS is BS. Explosive Gender Reveals. Is CNN's Jake Tapper Engaged in Election Interference?

In today's episode: explosive gender reveal parties, my hot takes on the Atlantic's bogus story with "anonymous sources" on President Trump, and more! 

Sep 08, 2020
Episode 83 - Defund The Mob. Woke Protest Rules for White People. Research for Shrooms?

President Trump announced he will redirect federal funds from cities that promote anarchy and lawlessness. A new poll in Washington, D.C. shows support for the legalization of certain psychedelics. AG Barr stands tall on the threat of China during an interview with CNN and more!

Sep 04, 2020
Episode 82 - Pardon Edward Snowden. Carole Baskin's Killer Moves. Amazon Drones Cleared for Takeoff.

Edward Snowden deserves a full presidential pardon. Chris Wallace to moderate the first 2020 presidential debate. PLUS: Tiger Queen Carole Baskin joins the latest season of "Dancing With The Stars" and more!

Sep 03, 2020
Episode 81 - Antifa “Commander” Cries. AOC’s Big Win. Cuomo is Correct: The Media is the Enemy. Defending Washington and Jefferson.

AOC takes on the Democrat Establishment once again, and wins. Busted Antifa Commander cries like a tough guy. PLUS: Jetpack joyrides at LAX and more Hot Takes!

Sep 02, 2020
Episode 80 - Damning Study on Destructive Lockdowns. Adam Schiff Shouldn't Be Trusted with National Security. Too Much Trash.

I would not trust Adam Schiff with the secret ingredient to my mother's lasagna recipe, much less our nation's most sensitive intelligence. I discuss why in today's episode along with damning new evidence exposing the destruction of lockdowns. 

Sep 01, 2020
Episode 79 - Unhinged BLM Leader Demands Murder. Shocking News About COVID Deaths. Democrats Lie About Police Reform.

Republicans are willing to engage in police reform.  But Democrats don't want police reform. They just want the ISSUE of police reform.  They're willing to accept policing and policies that aren't as good so they can go on TV and lie to the American people. I explain and break down the violence plaguing major US cities in today's episode.

Aug 31, 2020
Episode 78 - Unhinged Mob Attacks Rand Paul. Obesity and COVID Don't Mix. LEGOgate.

A violent BLM mob goes after Senator Rand Paul and his wife after President Trump's address at the 2020 RNC finale. Japan's Prime Minister Abe resigns due to poor health. Move over Russia & Ukraine, LEGOgate is here. 

Aug 28, 2020
Episode 77 - Liberal Media Triggered Over RNC. CNN's Ridiculous Chyrons. Burning Buildings and Endangering Communities is Domestic Terrorism.

The liberal woke media has been completely unhinged this week during the Republican National Convention. I bring you the media's worst takes and give you my hot takes on the sports boycotts, the hurricane slamming Gulf states, riots in Wisconsin, and more. 

Aug 27, 2020
Episode 76 - Who Cares About the Alleged Falwell Throuple? Bette Midler is a Horrible Person. Term Limits on Agenda. Tiffany Trump Uncancels.

A jam-packed episode: I give hot takes on the alleged Falwell throuple, Bette Midler's horrible tweet about Melania Trump, term limits, and Tiffany Trump's incredible speech at the RNC. 

Aug 26, 2020
Episode 75 - SPECIAL EDITION: The Most Epic and Inspiring Moments from the GOP Convention

The best moments from Day 1 of the GOP Convention, including my full speech last night. Don't miss this special episode!

Aug 25, 2020
Episode 74 - Democrats Want ANOTHER Shutdown. Republicans Prepare for Epic Convention. Amnesty is Surrender.

Shut it down again? That's not a very compelling political message - it's also not a very good policy choice. I explain why, and I also break down what you'll hear in the GOP National Convention this week. 

Aug 24, 2020
Episode 73 - Move Over, Gavin Newsom - There's a New Darling of the Cali Left. Uber and Lyft Driven Out of California? Party Pooper Airbnb.

There's a New Cali Darling of the Left - and it's not Gavin Newsom. I explain who it is in today's episode and break down how liberal policies are hurting free enterprise, how Airbnb is clamping down on the party life, and more. 

Aug 21, 2020
Episode 72 - Good Grief, Goodyear! Former Top Pelosi Staffer Registers as Chinese Lobbyist. A Virtual Fire Drill?

America is worth protecting. We should not be sold out by people who want to "cash in" on their public service.  When you put on our jersey and play for our team, we expect some monogamy. I break down reporting that exposes a former top Pelosi staffer, discuss the Goodyear controversy, and talk about schools conducting...virtual fire drills? Maybe from an e-fire? 

Aug 20, 2020
Episode 71 - Establishment Crumbles Under MAGA Support in Florida. Operation Legend Tackles Crime. Oppose BDS.

The GOP Establishment had a rough go of it in my beloved Sunshine State last night. Voters reward fighters even if Washington, D.C., doesn’t always. I break down the results in today's episode. 

Aug 19, 2020
Episode 70 - AOC Goes Postal. Congress Goes to Work (sorta). Florida Votes. Abortion is Black Genocide.

America's students, tenants, workers, and small businesses are desperate for relief. They deserve clean relief bills that don't use the suffering of Americans as leverage to force the Democrats' leftist vision for America. I explain why in today's episode and also break down the latest from Florida's election matchup. 

Aug 18, 2020
Episode 69 - A Deep State Guilty Plea in the Russia Hoax. Dems Triggered in Absentee Ballot Debate. Drone v. Bald Eagle.

Reminder: The "Russia collusion" hoax was a setup by people in our own government who were trying to frame President Trump. I discuss a deep state guilty plea in today's episode and break down the absentee ballot debate sweeping the national conversation. 

Aug 17, 2020
Episode 68 - Yale Racism. Looting as Reparations. Florida Man Gets Homeless Creative. Portland Gives Up. More Peace in the Middle East.

With the help of President Trump, Israel and UAE reach a peace deal. Chicago BLM leader says looting is a form of reparations. PLUS: Feds expose Yale University's racism and more!

Aug 14, 2020
Episode 67 - FL-13: A Battle for the Soul of the GOP Conference. Kamala’s Embarrassing Comparison. Cowboys WILL Play Football.

The Establishment and Trump Republicans are gearing up for battle in the FL-13 primary. Kamala Harris compares Ebola to the COVID-19 pandemic. PLUS: The Dallas Cowboys lead the charge in the NFL and more!

Aug 13, 2020
Episode 66 - The Showdown is Set for November. Seattle Police Chief Rips City and Resigns. Twitter Dunks on Shaun King.

Democrats have made their number two pick to face President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in November. I break down the details, along with the Seattle Police Chief’s resignation, Russia’s sketchy new “COVID vaccine,” and more.

Aug 12, 2020
Episode 65 - Violent Riots in Chicago. CNN Wants to Know...Is There a Network Dedicated to Hating Trump? Defend Our Borders.

CNN's Brian Stelter wants to know if there is any television network dedicated to tearing down Trump. I have an answer on today's episode. PLUS: Riots in Chicago, why our borders are so important, and why President Trump should continue ending forever wars in the Middle East. 

Aug 11, 2020
Episode 64 - President Trump Brilliantly Calls Pelosi's Bluff. Fighting Back Against Election Interference. China is the True Threat.

President Trump has Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer right where he wants them. He’s providing for the American people, and they, as usual, are reflective of the failures of congress to even do the basic things we all agree on.

Aug 10, 2020
Episode 63 - L.A. Threatens to Shut Off Water and Power to Residents. COVID Relief Bill - Will A Deal Happen Soon? Jobs, Jobs, Jobs.

It's the countdown to a COVID Bill....and sometimes magic things happen on Fridays! I give the latest update along with the authoritarian Los Angeles Government threatening to shut off power and water to citizens who host "large gatherings," plus - update on my congressional colleagues battling COVID-19. 

Aug 07, 2020
Episode 62 - Tyrannical Big Tech Tries to Silence President Trump. The Left TRIGGERED Over GOP Convention. John Roberts Let Us Down.

Why is the Department of Justice not in a federal court right now seeking mandatory injunctions against Facebook and Twitter for trying to silence President Trump? Big tech is fighting against the MAGA movement, and it's only going to get worse. 

Aug 06, 2020
Episode 61 - The Hottest Moments from "The Swamp" Documentary. MSNBC Producer Rips Network and Quits. Massive Beirut Explosion.

I am the only returning Republican member of Congress that has sworn off all PAC money, and it was a focal point of the new HBO documentary "The Swamp." Listen to the hottest moments from the movie in today's episode, plus a portion of the post-premiere analysis by Rep. Massie, Rep. Buck, and myself. 

Aug 05, 2020
Episode 60 - Abolish *ALL* of History? The Rock Buys a Football League With His Ex. The Cancel Culture Claims...Yoga?

If The Rock can buy a football league with his can probably get along with yours. I break down the news today along with the most ridiculous policy proposal I've ever heard from a state legislature ever. 

Aug 04, 2020
Episode 59 - Can the Woke Liberal Left Stomach this Movie About Me? A Scandal Rocks the Ellen Show. Bye Bye TikTok.

Are Democrats going to be able to stand a movie that doesn't portray me as a villain??? There are Republicans and Democrats in Congress who believe that if we work together to create a fair form of debate and engagement that doesn't just hand the institution off to special interests, our arguments will prevail. I explain more in today's episode and I break down the scandal rocking the Ellen world. 

Aug 03, 2020
Episode 58 - Delay the 2020 Election? Mark Meadows Rips Democrats Stalling Stimulus Talks. FIFA Criminal Proceedings.

For those who are able to go back to work, there should be every incentive to go back to work and we should not make it harder for our small businesses to onboard employees. For those who can't go back to work, our government ought to be there for them and provide for them. I give takes on the stalled stimulus talks, President Trump's latest tweets, and more. 

Jul 31, 2020
Episode 57 - The Southern Poverty Law Center is a Hate Group. Hottest Moments from the Big Tech Hearing Dissected. Stimulus Standoff.

Google needs to be a lot more aggressive about ensuring that they're not advancing the interests of other countries at the expense of ours. I break down the biggest moment from yesterday's Judiciary hearing on Big Tech and give the latest update in the battle for a COVID stimulus package. 

Jul 30, 2020
Episode 56 - Epic Hearing on Big Tech Bias. Portland Mayor Calls for A Ceasefire. Sun Drop the Rat-Hunting Puppy Dog.

When the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says that an American company is directly aiding seems to really call into question their commitment to our country and our values. I break down today's hearing with Big Tech CEOS and play the best clips from the day. 

Jul 29, 2020
Episode 55 - Zuckerberg Perjured Himself. Florida Man Arrested for Buying a PPP Loan Lamborghini. Barr Comes to Congress.

I would suggest that the prosecution of Andrew McCabe, who lied four times, thrice under the penalty of perjury, would be more righteous than the prosecution of Roger Stone. I break down today’s hearing with Attorney General Barr and preview my questioning on Big Tech tomorrow.

Jul 28, 2020
Episode 54 - I Just Filed a Criminal Referral Against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Antifa's Not a Myth. Chicago Woes.

I just filed a criminal referral against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for making materially false statements to Congress while under oath during two joint hearings in Congress on April 10th, 2018 and April 11th, 2018. I give the details and my hot takes on today's episode. 

Jul 27, 2020
Episode 53 - Bombshell Memo: The FBI Tried to Set Up Trump. Convention Canceled. Joe Biden Said...What?

John Ratcliffe has declassified the memo that describes the August 17th briefing the FBI gave President Trump back in the 2016 election.  The FBI said it was a defensive briefing. The evidence today proves it was a setup of President Trump and General Flynn. I break it down in detail. 

Jul 24, 2020
Episode 52 - Trump v. Cheney - Kanye v. Kim - US v. China Theft - Stolen Children v. Asylum Reform.

It's one thing to disagree on policy, it's quite another, as Liz has done, to chide the president, to take up Nancy Pelosi's hashtag, and to put the Republican Conference in a diminished position. That's not just my view. It's the President's view. There's a lot of Vs in today's episode, and we break them all down. 

Jul 23, 2020
Episode 51 - Neoconservatives vs. America First. Google's Secret Blacklist. AOC v. Yoho.

John Bolton comes out and says that Liz Cheney is a person of great principle and that we need more people of principle like Liz Cheney. We certainly don't need more people like John Bolton. I continue to believe that our movement is at its best when we reject the voices of John Bolton and we embrace the America First principles of Donald Trump.

Jul 22, 2020
Episode 50 - Liz Cheney Should Be Removed. Chicago's Leaders are Cowards. NYT Doxing Tucker Carlson.

Liz Cheney doesn't view her role as chair of the conference as one of serving the Republican members. She seems to think we're there to serve her. That's not leadership. 

Jul 21, 2020
Episode 49 - China Lies...Again. Durham Probe Indictments Imminent. Trump Vindicated Again by...Peter Strzok??

The Democrats are the ones who want to close your business, close your school, close the police department, and close church. Meanwhile, Republicans want to see these successful and prosperous institutions within our society. It seems like the only things that Democrats want to keep open are the prisons and the borders. PLUS - are Durham Probe indictments imminent?

Jul 20, 2020
Episode 48 - Move Over, Joe Exotic. NYPD Under Attack while De Blasio Celebrates Inmate Release. COVID Blues.

Move over, Joe Exotic: there's a new documentary in town. Listen to the new trailer for HBO's "The Swamp", starring freedom fighters like Congressman Thomas Massie, Congressman Ken Buck, and myself. PLUS: NYPD under attack while De Blasio celebrates the release of New York inmates, GOP accounts locked after this week's twitter hack, and more. 

Jul 17, 2020
Episode 47 - Did Twitter Hack Expose Shadowbanning? Lincoln Project is Now the Putin Project. Flynn Rising.

The cover may have just been blown off of Twitter's bias - what is the "Twitter blacklist" admin feature that was exposed yesterday? I discuss along with the revelation that a leading member of the Lincoln Project is literally an agent of Russia, the rumors that General Flynn may be rejoining the White House, and more. 

Jul 16, 2020
Episode 46 - COVID Vaccine News. New York Times Editor Rips Paper in Scathing Resignation. Nick Cannon's Racist Rant.

Let's get back to a society that doesn't utilize identity as its organizing principle. Let's instead utilize American success and American progress, and grace, and patriotism as unifying principles. I discuss along with some great news on a COVID-19 vaccine, the scathing resignation letter written by a New York Times editor, and more. 

Jul 15, 2020
Episode 45 - A Sizzling Take from Roger Stone. George Soros Pours Millions into BLM. NBA Full of Hypocrites.

Americans of every political stripe are calling on Congress to celebrate, rather than shun, our troops’ well-deserved homecoming. I discuss why one of the President’s leading critics, Congressman Ro Khanna, and myself are united in our conviction that Congress should lead efforts to disentangle our troops from bloody and costly endless wars. PLUS: A sizzling take from Roger Stone, George pours millions into the "Racial Justice’ Movement" and more. 

Jul 14, 2020
Episode 44 - Attempted Cultural Genocide. Mask Politics. ESPN Political Profanity. Hispanic Patriotism.

The Left wants us to be ashamed of America so they can replace America. There is an attempted cultural genocide going on in America right now, and it calls for patriots to stand up and say that America is a great country worthy of our pride and our defense. I discuss along with ESPN's political profanity scandal, the politics being tacked onto wearing masks, and more. 

Jul 13, 2020
Episode 43 - More Cowbell: Democrats' Impeachment Fever. Worship is Essential. Goya Stands Strong.

It's quite rich for Democrats who loved up on Iran following President Obama's Nuclear Deal and delivery of cash to Iran to then turn around and act as if they're incensed that the Russians are engaged in malign activity. I call them out on today's episode, along with the systemic cancel culture in America and the Democrats' pathetic impeachment fever against Attorney General Bill Barr. 

Jul 10, 2020
Episode 42 - What is Going On at NBC? Sacha Baron Cohen v. Roy Moore. School Must Reopen.

Let's open the schools. Let's get the economy rolling. Let's all work together on it. Great sanitation, great testing, develop good doctrines, and get to the business of getting America back to some semblance of normal. I discuss how to reopen America, along with the Sacha Baron Cohen v. Roy Moore lawsuit, American businesses filing for bankruptcy, and more.

Jul 09, 2020
Episode 41 - Stone Pardon Imminent. Antifa Arrests. Ilhan Omar v. America. China Threat Latest. WHO Pullout Message.

We need to be more resilient, more diligent, and just more aware of the fact that China is an enemy, and we shouldn't be aiding the enemy by using the US dollar to prop up their companies and their operations in the United States. I discuss the threat China poses along with President Trump's decision to pull out of the WHO, the imminent pardon of Roger Stone, and more.

Jul 08, 2020
Episode 40 - McEnany Dunks on the Fake News. Gannett Media Promotes Defund the Police. Is George Washington Canceled?

American newspapers should not be driving their readers to an entity that seeks to dismantle law enforcement. Listen to how the fake news is promoting the radical left's "defund the police" movement, PLUS: Is George Washington canceled by the woke liberal mob? I break it all down. 

Jul 07, 2020
Episode 39 - Huge Breaking News on Big Tech. NFL Star Slams Black Lives Matter's Radical Agenda. Kanye 2020?

#BREAKING: CEOs of the major technology companies in the United States of America are coming before the House Judiciary Committee to testify in our ongoing bipartisan antitrust probe. Also - Marcellus Wiley rips Black Lives Matters’ radical anti-family agenda, PLUS: Kanye 2020? Or 2024? I break it all down.

Jul 06, 2020
Episode 38 - Standing Against Forever Wars. Heartbreaking Death in CHOP. Dems Addicted to Impeachment.

Yesterday's NDAA markup pitted hawks against doves in the House Armed Services Committee, with many arguing for forever wars and few, myself included, seeking to end them. I break down the most critical moments, plus talk CHOP dismantling, Democrats working to impeach Barr, and more. 

Jul 02, 2020
Episode 37 - GOP Caucus Tension. Kangaroo Fighting Power. Ice Cube Embraces Farrakhan.

Our history isn't always positive. It's complicated. It's multi-dimensional, but America's history has brought us to the place we are today. And I am just sick and tired of acting like that is something we have to hang our head in constant shame of. Listen as I break down why America is worth fighting for, in our own party and beyond.

Jul 01, 2020
Episode 36 - Iran Wants to Arrest Trump. Black Lives Matter Threatens to "Burn Down the System." Biden’s Unprotected America.

Taking up the defense of America is a worthy and noble endeavor in these times. We’ve got a great country, and if we all love the country, then we won’t feel the need to hurt ourselves over politics. Listen to why we need to defend America against "activists" that want to "burn down the system." 

Jun 30, 2020
Episode 35 - Black Lives Matter is a Marxist Movement. Trump Remains Tough on Russia. Liberals Mistreat Churches.

What we see from this Marxist movement in Black Lives Matter to totally overturn our country, to make us hate our country and replace it with something else, is very dangerous. Listen to why. 

Jun 29, 2020
Episode 34 - Nikki Haley Won't Combat Big Tech Tyranny. A Woke Homeless Encampment. Sassy with Massie.

Won't you be my neighbor? A woke neighborhood in Minneapolis vowed not to call police, and now they have a full-blown homeless camp in their backyard. PLUS: Nikki Haley appears to back big tech over free speech, Sean Hannity hosts a town hall with President Trump, and more. I discuss in today's episode!

Jun 26, 2020
Episode 33 - Flynn Vindicated. Strzok's Bombshell Notes Revealed. Don't Tear Down Our History.

Great societies learn from their history. They don't tear it down. I give my hot takes on tearing down monuments and more on today's episode, along with Flynn's vindication, the Left's attack on our borders, and Strzok's bombshell notes. 

Jun 25, 2020
Episode 32 - White Privilege is a Myth. Cancel Culture Continues Unconfronted. NASCAR Noose Hoax.

I reject the notion of "white privilege" or "black privilege" or any other type of privilege.   We are all unified in one American privilege that we should be proud of and fight for with everything we have. I explain why in today's episode. 

Jun 24, 2020
Episode 31 - Ready to Expose Bolton. Does Google Hate the Police? The Biden Crime Family.

I'm ready for John Bolton to come testify in Judiciary so we can show he's a bitter, sad little man. I discuss along with Google's apparent bias against police, the Biden crime family, and more! 

Jun 23, 2020
Episode 30 - BLM’s Political Motives. FCC vs. Big Tech. Impeach AG Barr?

The true motives of #BlackLivesMatter, Trump administration calling on the FCC to reform Section 230, and Democrats are back on impeachment. All this and more on today's episode of Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz. 

Jun 22, 2020
Episode 29 - Do More AG Barr. Gator Bait and Chief Canceled. Nestor’s PrimeTime Debut.

AG Barr must do more to hold Big Tech accountable, The University of Florida succumbs to Cancel Culture, and a candid conversation about my son Nestor. You won't want to miss today's episode of Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz! 

Jun 19, 2020
Episode 28 - Fiery Debate in Judiciary. CODEL to CHAZ? Protests Banned in Beverly Hills.

Members of the Democratic caucus are raising money for an organization that wants to destroy the United States of America. Listen as I discuss how, recount the fieriest hits from Judiciary yesterday, and more. 

Jun 18, 2020
Episode 27 - COVID Toilet Plumes. India-China Fighting. Police Reform Markup Highlights.

COVID toilet plumes (you read that right). Highlights from today's police reform Judiciary markup, and more!

Jun 17, 2020
Episode 26 - Zoom is Not Our Friend. Historic Police Reform. Breaking News on 2A Protections.

Is Zoom China first? I discuss along with today's historic police reform executive order, PLUS breaking news on second amendment protections and a letter I'm sending to the ATF on arm braces. 

Jun 16, 2020
Episode 25 - Atlanta Reaction. No-Knock Warrants. Twitter Wars with the Hollywood D List

Gaetz breaks down the fallout from the officer-involved shooting in Atlanta, talks police reform, and gives his takes on the Twitter fight over the weekend with Ron Perlman.

Jun 15, 2020
Episode 24 - Defund US Soccer. Stand with Tucker Carlson. Chinese Disinformation Campaigns Flood Twitter.

Gaetz gives breaking news how he plans to address US Soccer repealing the rule requiring players to stand during the national anthem, breaks down the latest attacks on Tucker Carlson, and more. 

Jun 12, 2020
Episode 23 - The Future will Cancel Us. Antifa's Capital. WHO Flip Flops.

Cancel culture claims COPS and LivePD, WHO flip flops again on COVID information, and rioters destroy coronavirus testing facilities. Rep. Gaetz talks about it all and gives his hot takes! 

Jun 11, 2020
Episode 22 – Compelling Dialogue from Today's Judiciary Hearing. Police in New York Fight Back Against “Defund the Police.” Is Antifa “Misunderstood?”

Go inside the Judiciary hearing today with Congressman Gaetz as he discusses policing practices with George Floyd’s Brother, Dan Bongino, and Mrs. Underwood Jacobs, whose brother was killed in the riots last week.

Jun 10, 2020
Episode 21 - Breaking Down the Democrats' Police Reform Bill

In today’s episode of Hot Takes, Congressman Gaetz encourages depoliticizing the discussion on policing, talks use of force, breaks down the Democrats’ new policing bill and debates alternatives to policing practices that don’t result in escalated violence.

Jun 09, 2020
Episode 20 - Woketopia, Defund the Police is Ludicrous, DC Mayor v. Trump, No More Forever Wars

Gaetz breaks down the Trump v. DC Mayor battle, talks about the riots across America, explains why we shouldn't have forever wars, and defines the Left's "woketopia." 

Jun 08, 2020
Episode 19 - Clashing with Al Sharpton. The Greatest Jobs President Ever Created. Exposing Biased Twitter...AGAIN!

Congressman Matt Gaetz recalls clashing with Al Sharpton during a fiery House Judiciary hearing, talks today's incredible job numbers, and busts Twitter's bias against conservatives wide open...AGAIN! 

Jun 05, 2020
Episode 18 - Antifa Infiltrated. Employment Data Optimism. Marijuana Kills Less.

Project Veritas infiltrates Antifa and exposes their radical agenda, the latest employment data signals economic optimism, Drew Brees under fire for comments on the American flag, and more. 

Jun 04, 2020
Episode 17 - Tiger King Lessons. Hot Mic Scandal. Rosenstein Exposed.

Congressman Matt Gaetz discusses lessons we can take from "Tiger King," breaks down Congressman Eliot Engel's hot mic scandal, and rips Former United States Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after a shocking admission before the Senate Judiciary Committee today.


Jun 03, 2020
Episode 16 - Antifa is a Terrorist Organization, Twitter Censors My Tweet, Riots Across America

Gaetz hits back at Twitter's double standard for censoring his tweet, gives his takes on the riots around the country, and more. You don't want to miss today's episode! 

Jun 02, 2020
Episode 15- Riots Aren’t Protest. Is the Biden Center Clinton Foundation Redux? Escaped COVID Monkeys. WHO Latest.

Riots are not peaceful protests. Antifa is labeled as a terrorist organization. The Biden Center is the new Clinton Foundation, monkeys escape with COVID-19, and more. Congressman Gaetz breaks it all down with his latest hot takes. 

Jun 01, 2020
Episode 14 - Big Tech Latest, Disagreeing with Republicans, Me on Cardi B

Today I filed an FEC complaint against Twitter for domestic election interference. I discuss along with my vote on the TRUTH Act and also give my hot takes on...Cardi B's latest tweets! 

May 29, 2020
Episode 13 - Online Platform Trump Order, Space Globalism, COVID and Learning, FISA Latest

President Trump applies an America First approach to space and prepares to issue an order on big tech, schools adapt to learning in the age of COVID, and more!

May 28, 2020
Episode 12 - Working on Legislation Revising Section 230, Trump Deprives Pelosi of FISA Votes, America First Foreign Policy

I'm working on legislation to revise section 230 so we don't have election interference from companies like Twitter, President Trump deprives Nancy Pelosi of FISA votes, and more. It's a breaking news episode!

May 27, 2020
Episode 11 - Kayleigh McEnany v. Chris Wallace, Pompeo Slams Unhinged Iranian Leader, Trump Tackles FISA Abuse

Chris Wallace doesn't like Kayleigh McEnany's awesome takedown of the liberal media, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemns unhinged Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's tweets, President Trump urges Senate to tackle FISA abuse, and more! Congressman Gaetz breaks it all down.

May 26, 2020
Episode 10 - China is the Enemy, Mueller's Biased Team Exposed, Big Tech Tracking COVID

Rep. Gaetz exposes the Mueller team's bias with Andrew Weissmann headlining a fundraiser for Joe Biden, details why China is our enemy, and gives his takes on Big Tech tracking personal health data during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

May 22, 2020
Episode 9 - DeSantis Unloads on Media, Future Florida Man Elon Musk, Ratcliffe Confirmed as Intel Director

Governor Ron DeSantis rains down facts on the liberal media, Elon Musk is fed up with liberal policies, Stacey Abrams runs to be in second place, Ratcliffe confirmed as Intel Director, Michael Flynn saga grows deeper, and more. It's a big news day, and Congressman Gaetz breaks down all of it! 

May 21, 2020
Episode 8 - Roger Stone Will Be Pardoned, F-35 Crash, and Vice President Pence in Florida

Rep. Gaetz calls on President Trump to issue a pardon for Roger Stone, discusses F-22 and F-35 crashes in his district, and talks Vice President Pence in Florida. 

May 20, 2020
Episode 7 - Rubio Tapped for Intel Chairman, Trump Leading on COVID Testing, Camp David's Incredible History

Rep. Gaetz gives his takes on Senator Marco Rubio taking over as Senate Intelligence Chairman, how the Trump Administration is leading on COVID-19 testing, and details the incredible history of Camp David from his weekend with President Trump. 

May 19, 2020
Episode 6 - Camp David Revelations, NAS Pensacola Shooter's al Qaeda ties, and Chinese Drones

Congressman Gaetz discusses his weekend with President Trump at Camp David, the breaking news today the NAS Pensacola Shooter was Linked to al Qaeda, and his policy discussions with administration officials on WHO funding and DJI Chinese drones. 

May 18, 2020
Episode 5 - Proxy Voting, Media Bailouts, and Pelosi's Radical COVID Bill

Congressman Gaetz reveals how he'll vote on Nancy Pelosi's COVID bill today, talks proxy voting, media bailouts, and the optimism surrounding re-opening sports across the country. 

May 15, 2020
Episode 4: Joe Biden Exposed in Flynn Case, Governor DeSantis Fighting in Florida, Burr's Stock Selloffs

BIDEN EXPOSED: New documents show Biden on a list of Obama admin officials who attempted to unmask Michael Flynn. Congressman Gaetz breaks down the latest along with Governor DeSantis leading in Florida during COVID, Senator Burr's stock selloff, and more. 

May 14, 2020
Episode 3 - Pelosi's Wish List Bill, Flynn Saga, Burr’s and Loeffler’s Stock Trades

Congressman Gaetz breaks down the most egregious content in Nancy Pelosi's latest COVID bill, discusses the latest with Michael Flynn and gives hot takes on Richard Burr’s and Kelly Loeffler’s stock trade saga. 

May 13, 2020
Episode 2 - Jeff Sessions Reflections, COVID Senate Hearing, Richard Grenell Cleaning House

Congressman Gaetz breaks down today's Senate Health Committee hearing on COVID-19, discusses the excellent job Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell is doing in his new position, and reflects on why Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions was wholly ineffective in his role at the Department of Justice.

May 12, 2020
Episode 1 - 60 Minutes, Trey Gowdy, POTUS Meeting

In this inaugural episode of "Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz," Congressman Gaetz hits back at a 60 Minutes hit piece that aired over the weekend, discusses his criticism of Trey Gowdy and Paul Ryan on live TV, and gives an update on his White House meeting with President Trump last Friday. 

May 11, 2020