Washington, D.C. – On Saturday evening, April 29th, a 41-year-old woman named Selena J. Chambers assaulted U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) while he was attending a private event with his wife in Sandestin, Florida. The woman was arrested by Walton County officers and charged with one count of battery on an elected official and one count of battery, to touch or strike. Chambers, a registered Democrat and self-described member of the “Resistance,” is a resident of Tallahassee, Florida.
Rep. Gaetz released the following statement and reacted to the arrest of Ms. Chambers during his podcast “Firebrand.” Click HERE or below to watch.
“I will never allow the safety of Northwest Floridians to be compromised. I will be pressing charges against this individual in order to uphold the civility our community deserves. Thank you to the Walton County Sheriff’s office for taking swift action,” said Congressman Gaetz.
Congressman Matt Gaetz has always been cordial and helpful. We thank him for his dedication to our Republic.