Santos refuses to quit, brazenly says 'truth still matters'
Besieged Republican Rep. George Santos arrives on the House floor most days to deliver short speeches — celebrating women-owned small businesses, a special high school in his district or raising concern about various countries in crises. Far from being chastened by the widespread criticism, mockery and rejection that Santos has received after having admitted to fabricating many aspects of his life story, the newly elected congressman is breezily carrying on in Congress. For Santos, it’s an unusual up-is-down approach that would have been almost unthinkable in an earlier generation but one that signals the new norms taking hold amid the deepening of a post-truth era in Congress.news.yahoo.com
Sold: Yacht With a Waterfall. Price: $19 Million. Broker: George Santos.
A $19 million luxury yacht deal brokered by Rep. George Santos between two of his wealthy donors has captured the attention of federal and state authorities investigating the congressman’s campaign finances and personal business dealings. The sale, which has not been previously reported, is one of about a dozen leads being pursued by the FBI, the U.S. attorney’s office in Brooklyn and the Nassau County district attorney’s office, people familiar with the investigation said. Prosecutors and FBI anews.yahoo.com
Rep. George Santos thanked a lawmaker for 'stopping by' for a chat. The lawmaker said this was a lie, and that he went to protest and ask for his resignation.
Rep. George Santos thanked a local NY lawmaker for "stopping by" his office for a chat. The lawmaker said he actually went to stage a protest outside.news.yahoo.com
Another GOP congressman faces accusations of embellishing résumé following George Santos scandal
Republican Rep. Andy Ogles of Tennessee is facing accusations of embellishing his professional experience and résumé just weeks following the scandal surrounding GOP Rep. George Santos of New York.foxnews.com
So Long George Santos, the GOP May Have a New Fabulist in Congress
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/ReutersDon’t look now, but the Republican Party appears to have a new up-and-coming fabulist in Congress—and her name is Rep. Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL).On this week’s episode of Fever Dreams, hosts Will Sommer and Kelly Weill dive into what appears to be a trend for young Republicans with political aspirations—embellishing key elements of their backstories in an attempt to better fit the mold of a GOP congressperson.Luna, for her part, appearsnews.yahoo.com
Rep. George Santos' press secretary said she fields endless angry calls, gets dirty looks on the Hill, but still thinks her boss is a 'borderline genius'
Meet Gabrielle Lipsky, the 24-year-old daughter of GOP donors, whose first job in DC is working as a press secretary for a scandal-ridden congressman.news.yahoo.com
A New (Alleged) Liar in Congress Just Dropped
By now, many people know about serial liar Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) who made up almost his entire resume and claimed to be Jewish on the campaign trail. He’s facing various investigations and stepped down from his committee assignments but is still somehow in Congress. And now, the House GOP appears to have another fabulist on their hands!news.yahoo.com
Comer says Santos wanted 'to be in the center of the limelight' at State of the Union
House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., said it was "questionable" for embattled Congressman George Santos to attend the State of the Union address Tuesday and criticized his decision to sit near the aisle.foxnews.com