Rep Matt Gaetz reveals he has Cuban ‘son’, 19, who’s ex-girlfriend’s bro as teen blasts ‘hypocrite’ Dems

Rep Matt Gaetz reveals he has Cuban ‘son’, 19, who is ex-girlfriend’s bro as teen blasts ‘hypocrite’ Dems

FLORIDA Consultant Matt Gaetz revealed on Thursday he has a 19-year-old “son” who he’s raised with him in Florida.

Gaetz, a 38-year-old Republican, tweeted in regards to the man, named Nestor Galban, after his explosive spat with Consultant Cedric Richmond, D-La.


Florida Rep Matt Gaetz and his ‘son’ Nestor are seen right here in a photograph the Republican congressman uploaded to Twitter on Thursday[/caption]

“We share no blood however he’s my life,” Gaetz tweeted.

“He got here from Cuba (legally, after all) six years in the past and lives with me in Florida,” Gaetz wrote. “I’m so happy with him and elevating him has been the perfect, most rewarding factor I’ve completed in my life.”

On Wednesday, Gaetz and Richmond acquired right into a heated shouting match throughout a Home listening to on police reform, and as Home Judiciary Committee members heard arguments about designating Antifa a terrorist group.

Richmond mentioned: “As a black male who went to the fifth-best public highschool within the nation, who was a sufferer of extreme drive, who has a black son, who has worries that you simply all don’t.”

“To my colleagues, particularly those that maintain introducing amendments which might be a tangent and a distraction from what we’re speaking about, you all are white males.”

He continued: “You’ve by no means lived in my sneakers, and also you have no idea what it’s prefer to be an African American male.”

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Gaetz is seen right here as he argues with Democratic Louisiana Rep Cedric Richmond on Wednesday[/caption]

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Gaetz known as Richmond’s remarks ‘outrageous’[/caption]

“And all I’m saying is in case you are against this laws, let’s simply have the vote, however please don’t come on this committee room and make a mockery of the ache that exists in my neighborhood.”

Gaetz, a white man, mentioned: “I admire your ardour. Are you suggesting that you simply’re sure that none of us have non-white youngsters?”

“Since you replicate in your black son, and also you mentioned none of us may perceive.”

Richmond mentioned he didn’t need to “get sidetracked in regards to the colour of our kids,” and mentioned: “It’s not in regards to the colour of your youngsters.”

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Gaetz and Richmond, seen right here, acquired right into a spat about elevating youngsters of colour after Richmond seemingly implied members of the committee all had white youngsters[/caption]

“It’s about black males, black folks within the streets which might be getting killed, and if one among them occurs to be your child, I’m involved about him, too, and clearly, I’m extra involved about him than you might be.”

Gaetz then retorted: “You’re claiming you might have extra concern for my household than I do? Who within the hell do you assume you might be?”

Richmond replied: “If the shoe matches.”

“That is outrageous,” Gaetz responded. “You must take these phrases down. I do know you care about your loved ones and love your loved ones, so can we, rattling it.”

“Was {that a} nerve?” Richmond requested Gaetz, who mentioned: “Yeah, you’re rattling proper it was a nerve!”

Gaetz revealed Nestor on Thursday, tweeted that Nestor not too long ago turned 19 and is headed off to school.

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Gaetz and Nestor are seen right here with Fox Information’ Tucker Carlson on Thursday[/caption]


Gaetz and Nestor are seen right here in an undated picture[/caption]


The 2 are seen right here collectively alongside a patriotic canine[/caption]

“As you’ll be able to think about, I used to be triggered when (to make an absurd debate level) a fellow congressman diminished the contributions of Republicans as a result of we don’t elevate non-white youngsters”

“Properly, I’ve,” Gaetz mentioned.

He later defined Nestor was 12 years outdated when he arrived within the US from Cuba, and mentioned he was courting Nestor’s sister on the time.

Nestor’s mom had not too long ago died from most cancers once they all moved in collectively, he mentioned.

“Our relationship as a household is outlined by our love for one another, not by any paperwork,” Gaetz mentioned.

The 2 appeared on Fox Information afterward Thursday.

Gaetz instructed host Tucker Carlson: “It’s definitely offensive to have somebody let you know that you simply don’t know what a sure expertise is like once they know nothing about you.”

“Nestor is the sunshine of my life. I couldn’t think about loving him anymore if he was my very own flesh and blood.”

“I’ve raised him for the final six years, and he’s probably the most exceptional younger man,” Gaetz mentioned. “I’m happy with him.”

Nestor, for his half, mentioned he awakened on Wednesday “to seeing all these tweets and I used to be like what’s going on?”

“I believe it’s unfair to inform somebody that they don’t perceive due to their racial colour,” Nestor mentioned, including he thinks it’s hypocritical for folks to say they’re preventing for equality whereas dividing folks by race.