Former “throuple” Rep. Katie Hill is calling on former friend and colleague Rep. Matt Gaetz to be “held responsible” if “there is even a fraction of truth” to reports of sexual misconduct — despite him defending the former pol while she was roiled in a scandal involving sleeping with her subordinate.
Hill recalled in an op-ed Monday in Vanity Fair the unlikely bond that formed between herself and Gaetz, who is in the fight of his political life following accusations he showed lawmakers pictures and videos of nude women he claimed to have slept with and an alleged extortion plot.
The first-term California Democrat, 33, said she met the second-term Florida Republican, 38, when she replaced him as the youngest member of the House Armed Services Committee.
The panel, as Hill pointed out, is known for being one of the last truly bipartisan committees remaining in Congress.
In addition to their time spent together on committee, the two grew close