House expels Santos
George Santos is out.
The House voted to expel the indicted New York Republican 311-114, exceeding the two-thirds threshold required for booting a member. Nearly all Democrats supported the measure, with two voting against it and two voting present, while 104 Republicans backed it. It's the first time the House has expelled a member without a conviction since the Civil War.
The New York Republican told reporters as the vote concluded: "It's over. ... They just set a dangerous new precedent for themselves." He declined further comment.
“As unofficially already...