Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said there’s more than meets the eye as to why classified documents were found at President Joe Biden’s home in Delaware and the Penn Biden Center in Washington, DC. The reason, the Florida congressman claimed, is that “the deep state” is determined to ignore the president’s possible re-election campaign.
In a Newsmax interview Monday night, Gaetz told host Eric Bolling that his take on the matter is “different” from what many have said. “I actually think the deep state has figured out that Joe Biden isn’t going to win the 2024 election over a Republican nominee, and they now want to get him out,” Gaetz theorized.
Bolling wholeheartedly agreed. “I’ve said this from the start: This is not Biden’s fault!” he stood on it. “These are the insiders who realize he can’t win, and they bounce him for 2024.”
Gaetz took this theory further, citing upcoming personnel changes in the West Wing.
“We all know that the real caller in the White House is Ron Klain,” he continued, referring to Biden’s chief of staff reportedly resigning sometime after the Feb. 7 State of the Union address. Biden plans to have Jeff Zients, the government’s former COVID-19 czar, fill the role.
“I don’t think it’s a coincidence in any way that Ron Klain, exactly in line with these new document discoveries, is leaving,” Gaetz claimed.
“I think he is a professional telephone operator and is leaving the White House while they send someone else to clean up the Biden presidency and bow to it and prepare for their next generation of leadership,” he told Bolling , which itself advanced some theories about the FBI’s raid on Mar-a-Lago last summer, after which Donald Trump baselessly suggested that agents had planted evidence. “So I don’t really like it when the deep state chooses who will be the leader of our country. I think this has all the hallmarks of a set-up.”
A day before the Justice Department’s most recent search of Biden’s home, the president told reporters he had “no regrets” about his handling of classified information.
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