Democrats call for George Santos to resign over ‘whopping lies’

Posted on AllSides December 27th, 2022
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Democrats are calling for Rep.-elect George Santos (R-N.Y.) to resign his newly won Long Island House seat after the incoming lawmaker admitted to lying about about his professional and educational background.

“GOP Congressman-elect George Santos, who has now admitted his whopping lies, should resign. If he does not, then @GOPLeader should call for a vote to expel @Santos4Congress,” Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), the incoming vice chair of the House Democratic caucus, said on Twitter.

Santos admitted in a New York Post interview released Monday to having fabricated details about his resume, including making misleading claims about working for Goldman...

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