Santos becomes sixth member ever booted from Congress

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
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Former Rep. George Santos joined a small, infamous club when his peers voted to oust him from the House of Representatives, making him just the sixth member since Congress’ founding to be removed from his seat. Lawmakers from both parties voted 311-114 to expel Mr. Santos, passing the two-thirds threshold required for an expulsion vote, despite all House Republican leadership voting to save the disgraced lawmaker. Mr. Santos left the House floor on his own accord. His expulsion means he’s immediately stripped of his position and power as a member...

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