George Santos expelled from House of Representatives

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
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In a historic vote, the House of Representatives voted to expel Rep. George Santos (R-NY) from Congress, making him just the sixth member of the House to face that punishment.

In order to expel Santos, the House required a two-thirds majority, and the effort succeeded despite House GOP leadership voting against the resolution citing concerns about future precedent. The expulsion passed with 311 voting for it, including 105 Republicans, 114 voting against it, and two voting present.

The vote ends an era in Congress in which, from the beginning, the embattled New York Republican continually made news...

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