The Hill newspaper reported Friday the Gaetz stated that he has no plans to resign.
Ball had functioned for Gaetz because 2017, when he joined his office as an intern. He worked for his 2018 congressional campaign and became the congressman's press secretary, and after communications manager, in 2019.
"The Office of Congressman Matt Gaetz and Luke Ball have concurred it would be best to part ways. We thank him for his period at our workplace, and we wish him the best moving ahead," Gaetz's office said in a statement.
The national investigation is looking into if Gaetz along with a Florida associate supplied money or some other things of value for girls that they had sex with later linking online, The New York Times first reported Thursday day and also a source familiar with the subject affirmed to ABC News.
The Hill newspaper reported Friday afternoon that Gaetz stated that he has no plans to resign.
Gaetz stated in a text market using all the newspaper that rumors that he intends to resign would be"fictitious" and that it's"very safe" to say he does not have any intention to do so, The Hill reported.
An attorney for Greenberg didn't respond to ABC News' request for comment Thursday.
Gaetz's office didn't respond to a request for comment Thursday night, but before this week Gaetz insisted on Fox News that he "had a connection with a 17-year-old," calling these allegations"totally untrue."
"Matt Gaetz hasn't paid for sex," Gaetz's office stated in another announcement to The New York Times. "Matt Gaetz refutes all of the disgusting allegations entirely. Matt Gaetz hasn't been on any websites at all. Matt Gaetz cherishes the connections from his past and looks forward to marrying the love of his life"