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GOP Members Warn Santos Expulsion Sets 'Dangerous Precedent'

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
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Many Republicans are expressing deep concern over a “dangerous precedent” being set by former Rep. George Santos’s (R-NY) expulsion from the U.S. House of Representatives without being convicted of a crime. Santos was ousted from the lower chamber on Friday in a 311-114 vote, as Breitbart News reported, with 105 Republicans breaking with 206 Democrats to boot the congressman, setting a new precedent. Rep. Cory Mills (R-FL) noted after the vote that in the history of the U.S. Congress, just five members had been expelled, “three of which had fought...

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