To clarify, while discussing the efforts of a Republican congressional committee to target federal law enforcement, Gaetz made the statement about abolishing federal law enforcement agencies if they don’t change their ways. Democrats and other critics view the committee’s actions as a political attack on the Justice Department due to its investigations of former President Donald Trump.
“I think vindication looks good on me!” Gaetz said at CPAC. The crowd roared in approval before Gaetz continued. “But there is no time to celebrate.”