Joel Greenberg sentenced to 11 years after cooperating with federal investigation of Matt Gaetz

Joel Greenberg sentenced to 11 years after cooperating with federal investigation of Matt Gaetz

Orlando, Florida CNN — Convicted fraudster Joel Greenberg, who cooperated extensively with the Justice Department’s sex-trafficking investigation into GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, was sentenced Thursday to 11 years in prison by a federal judge in Florida. Greenberg, a former Seminole County tax collector, previously pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking, fraud, stalking, identity theft, making … Read more

Kevin McCarthy wins GOP nomination talking with 31 Republicans voting against him

Kevin McCarthy wins GOP nomination talking with 31 Republicans voting against him

CNN — House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy has won his party’s nomination for speaker, beating conservative challenger Rep. Andy Biggs by a vote of 188-31, according to multiple sources in the room. It was a secret ballot and McCarthy only needed a simple majority. While Biggs’ challenge was always seen as a long shot, the … Read more