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George Santos drops reelection bid following Ethics Committee review

George Santos drops reelection bid following Ethics Committee review

The House Ethics Committee released a report on Thursday declaring that Rep. George Santos “cannot be trusted,” following a months-long investigation. The report stated the Ethics Committee had found “overwhelming evidence of his misconduct,” extending beyond the crimes Santos is currently charged with. “Representative Santos sought to fraudulently exploit every aspect of his House candidacy […]

Former fundraiser indicted for impersonating aide in U.S rep George Santos’ campaign scheme

Former fundraiser indicted for impersonating aide in U.S rep George Santos’ campaign scheme

In a startling development, a former fundraiser for U.S. Representative George Santos faces federal charges for impersonating a high-ranking congressional aide in a campaign contribution scheme.

House Expulsion Resolution voted on, moved back to Ethics panel

House Expulsion Resolution voted on, moved back to Ethics panel

In the most recent turn of events in the George Santos saga, the House has voted to move the expulsion resolution back to the ethics panel to continue its investigation into Santos and decide the best course of action going forward.

George Santos Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Former Staffer

George Santos Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Former Staffer

Representative George Santos, the embattled Long Island House Republican who for weeks has been under fire for falsifying his credentials and background, has been accused of sexual misconduct and an ethics violation by a former prospective staffer. The accuser, a 30-year-old named Derek Myers, wrote an open letter to the House Committee on Ethics detailing the allegations and requesting an investigation into the matter. In the letter, which has been publicly shared on Twitter, Myers claimed that he had been put to work in Santos’ office as a volunteer, which is in direct violation of ethics rules. He also outlined the alleged sexual harassment that occurred on January 25th.

George Santos Steps Down From House Committees

George Santos Steps Down From House Committees

Rep. George Santos, New York Republican, has stepped down from the House committees he was on. There are many falsehoods surrounding his background that have gotten the attention of legal authorities and the media alike. House Republican Conference, Chairwoman of New York, Elise Stefanik, said, “We just got out of conference, and George has voluntarily removed himself from committees as he goes through the process, but ultimately voters decide.”

George Santos’ Claims His Grandparents Fled Holocaust Contradicted by Records

George Santos’ Claims His Grandparents Fled Holocaust Contradicted by Records

Republican representative-elect George Santos, whose recent election to Congress on Long Island helped Republicans cinch a narrow majority in the House in November, has become the latest target of political scrutiny for admitting in two separate interviews to lying about his work and education experience while on the campaign trail, including claims of having worked directly for Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.
However, it would appear that Santo’s fabricated biography doesn’t end there; according to an investigation by CNN’s KFile, the New York representative-elect’s claims that his grandparents fled the Holocaust–a story that has been told with a couple of brow-raising variations over the years–have been contradicted by Jewish genealogy records.

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