• 'New strategy': Politicians in crisis refuse calls to resign

    10 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - The mere whiff of a scandal once unraveled political careers with stunning speed. Not anymore.
    Suddenly embroiled in a federal sex trafficking investigation, Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida has denied the allegations, rebuffed suggestions that he resign and sent fundraising appeals that portray him as a victim of a “smear campaign.” He's expected to make a high-profile appearance Friday at former President Donald Trump's Doral golf club in Miami.
    The congressman joins a growing list of politicians from both parties - almost exclusively men - who are defying the traditional response...
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