Seth Meyers Hits Matt Gaetz Where It Hurts With Brutal Venmo Joke
Seth Meyers didn’t miss a simple alternative to throw shade at Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) throughout his roast Tuesday.
“Democrats are reportedly worried that efforts to ban TikTok could make it harder to reach young voters,” the “Late Night” host mentioned. “Well, you can do what Republicans do and reach them on Venmo.”
“Just a thing that happened, I don’t know why everybody’s so weird about it,” he added.
He was referring to allegations that Gaetz made Venmo funds to an affiliate, Joel Greenberg, a former Florida tax collector, as a part of a cash-for-sex community. Greenberg was sentenced final yr to 11 years in jail in a Justice Department intercourse trafficking probe, which additionally investigated allegations that Gaetz had intercourse with a 17-year-old and paid for her to journey with him throughout state strains. Greenberg pleaded responsible to underage intercourse trafficking and different crimes.
Gaetz’s attorneys mentioned final month that the DOJ had concluded its investigation into the lawmaker and wouldn’t be bringing any fees towards him.
Watch Meyers’ roast beneath.