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Former federal prosecutor says Rep. Gaetz 'grasping at straws' amid DOJ probe

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NBC legal analyst Glenn Kirschner discusses the Department of Justice's probe of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) into a possible relationship with a teen girl after he claimed that it's part of an extortion plot. The former federal prosecutor tells Stephanie Ruhle he has heard this "nonsensical word salad from targets, subjects, suspects many times" before.