See: Former Trump employees identify Republican congressmen who asked for forgiveness

In video testimony played at the committee hearing on Thursday, January 6, former White House aides said several Republican members of Congress, including Reps. Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, Mo Brooks, Andy Biggs and Scott Perry, had asked presidential pardons. Photo: Demetrius Freeman/Press Pool

Twitter users mock Matt Gaetz’s first tweet after his pardon request was made public

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) became a victim of the “forgiveness blitz” Thursday on Twitter. It happened after youThe House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol revealed that the lawmaker was one of at least five members of Congress who tried to obtain pardons from then-President Donald Trump for his … Read more