George Santos, who won a seat from Democrats in the Nov. 8 legislative election for the Nassau County district — a part of Long Island east of New York City — admitted Monday that he had
embellished his biography.
The multiplicity of inventions and contradictions associated with the elected parliamentarian [George] Santos is simply amazingNassau District Attorney Ann Donnelly, thundered in a news release carried by the local press in New York.
This Republican judge defended
Residents of Nassau and other areas of the Third Ward [qui] It must have an honest and responsible representative in Congress in Washington.
” No one is above the law and if a crime is committed in this county we will prosecute the offender. »
Santos admitted that he had never worked for major US banks Goldman Sachs or Citigroup nor had a college degree from New York University (NYU), contrary to what he claimed.
This son of Brazilian immigrants born in Queens, one of the five boroughs of New York City, has flatly ignored the idea of giving up the seat he is supposed to take from January 3 in the House of Representatives.
He said New York Post
Don’t be a criminal.
force his resignation
These lies were exposed at several points in his life in December by an investigation he conducted The New York Times.
Several members of the Democratic Party called for Republican Opposition Leader Kevin McCarthy to hold a vote to oust Santos if he refused to step down.
New York state, which is somewhat pro-Democratic led by center-left-organised Governor Cathy Hochul, has seen many seats in the House shift to the Republican side.
Thus, the Republican Party would benefit from a narrow majority in the House of Representatives of Congress in Washington, but the Democrats would retain a majority in the Senate.