Santos refuses to resign, despite GOP pressure and looming expulsion vote

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2023
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Politics, US House, George Santos

Embattled Rep. George Santos made clear Thursday morning that he won’t resign from Congress, with an expulsion vote likely just a day away.

Pressed why he wouldn’t give up his seat, Santos said: “If I leave, they win. … This is bullying.”

The House is expected to vote on a resolution Friday from Ethics Committee Chair Michael Guest (R-Miss.) to boot Santos from office. It will mark the third vote to expel the New York Republican this year, but the Guest motion seems likely to pass — with dozens of Republicans...

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