Matt Gaetz Helped Set Off Florida’s Marijuana ‘green Rush.’ Some Of His Friends, Allies Scored Big

Gaetz and Fried have worked together on marijuana policy in Florida. They’re close enough personally that Gaetz said Fried was the first person to check on him during the Capitol riot. And while most politicians, including most Republicans, have wanted nothing to do with Gaetz’s recent spate of ugly headlines, Fried raised brows in this Politico story: “Fried: Feds should ‘come to a decision’ on Gaetz probe or move on.”

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