Rep. George Santos says he'll resign if 142,000 people ask him to

Posted on AllSides January 16th, 2023
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Rep. George Santos, the newly sworn-in New York Republican under fire for fabricating large parts of his résumé, told NBC News on Thursday that "if 142 people ask for me to resign, I will resign."

He later clarified in an interview on "Steve Bannon’s War Room" with Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., that he was referring to the more than 142,000 people who elected him in November's race in New York's 3rd Congressional District. Santos said he would be in Congress "until those same 142,000 people tell me they don't want me."


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