A former White House worker testified to investigators on Jan. 6 that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) requested for a pardon from a sex-trafficking investigation in which he is a primary target.
According to the Washington Post, Johnny McEntee, Trump's personal aide and former director of the White House Presidential Personnel Office, told investigators that Gaetz had asked White House "
According to the article, it was unclear if the request was made before or after the Capitol violence.
Other Trump aides and workers have reportedly stated that Gaetz asked a pardon for the Justice Department's sex-trafficking investigation.
Eric Herschmann, a former Trump senior advisor, testified before a House committee probing the Jan. 6 incident.
Gaetz had asked for forgiveness "from the beginning of time till today, for any and all things."
Gaetz is accused of having a sexual connection with a 17-year-old girl roughly three years ago and paying for her cross-country trip.
Matt Gaetz was re-elected to the first congressional district of Florida.