GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz might be disbarred for threatening Michael Cohen

 Rep. Matt Gaetz.
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The Florida Bar on Wednesday opened an investigation into the tweet posted on Tuesday by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), in which he appeared to threaten Michael Cohen, who is testifying before the House Oversight Committee on his relationship with President Trump, The Tampa Bay Times reports.

"The Florida Bar is aware of the comments made in a tweet yesterday by Rep. Matt Gaetz," a Bar spokeswoman said. "If rules have been violated, the Florida Bar will vigorously pursue appropriate discipline by the Florida Supreme Court."

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