Gaetz’s “slushie-gate” assailant gets 15 days in jail
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Gaetz’s “slushie-gate” assailant gets 15 days in jail

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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) played hardball this week, asking a judge to levy prison time for the person who threw a drink on him at one of his events. He got what he wanted, as U.S. Magistrate Judge Hope Cannon sentence Amanda Kondrat’yev, a former Democratic congressional candidate, to 15 days in prison for throwing the drink on him.

Kondrat’yev, who will turn herself in on Dec. 2,  really had no choice but to plead guilty after a viral video was released of her committing the crime.

“In addition to the 15 days in prison, Kondrat’yev will serve one year of supervised probation and pay a $500 fine. She will likely be held at the Santa Rosa County Jail, which has a contract with the federal government to house inmates for short periods of times, according to her attorney.

During court, the congressman gave a statement to the judge in which he asked the Kondrat’yev be sentenced to prison.” (Pensacola News Journal)

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