The House Ethics Committee is investigating Rep. George Santos

Posted on AllSides March 3rd, 2023
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After months of scandal, the House Ethics Committee announced Thursday it has opened a formal investigation into New York Republican Rep. George Santos.

A statement released by the panel stated an investigative subcommittee will examine whether Santos "engaged in unlawful activity" during his 2022 campaign.

The probe will also determine whether Santos violated federal conflict of interest laws and whether he "engaged in sexual misconduct" toward an individual who was seeking a job in the freshman congressman's House office. Santos has denied that allegation.

In its statement, the Ethics Committee noted...

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