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Representative George Santos will receive committee spots, McCarthy says - The Boston Globe

Posted on AllSides January 17th, 2023
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Scandal-plagued Representative George Santos will receive committee assignments, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said, despite calls from within the New York Republican’s own party to resign. The freshman lawmaker has come under fire for fabricating large swaths of his background, including his education, work history and religion, as he raised millions of dollars for his campaign to represent New York’s 3rd Congressional district, which encompasses Long Island and parts of Queens in New York City. Last week, New York Republicans including Representatives Anthony D’Esposito and Nick LaLota, demanded Santos resign, while...

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