U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., seen here at the Conservative Political Action Conference in February, confirms he’s under investigation by the Justice Department but denies the allegations tied to the inquiry.

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 26: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference being held in the Hyatt Regency on February 26, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Begun in 1974, CPAC brings together conservative organizations, activists, and world leaders to discuss issues important to them. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)