Poll: 78% of Santos' constituents say he should resign amid lying scandal
An overwhelming majority of voters in Rep. George Santos' (R-N.Y.) district say the embattled lawmaker should resign as he continues to take heat for allegedly making sweeping fabrications on the campaign trail, according to a Newsday/Siena College.
Why it matters: Santos, currently the target of several investigations, temporarily recused himself from his committee assignments on Tuesday. The new polling shows his constituents — both Democratic and Republican — want him to step down entirely.
By the numbers: The poll, which surveyed 653 registered voters in Santos' district from Jan. 23...