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House Members Sworn In Amid New Concerns About Republican George Santos

HeadlineJan 09, 2023

Kevin McCarthy’s election meant the House was finally able to swear in lawmakers Saturday. They included New York Republican George Santos, who is being investigated over his finances and for completely fabricating large portions of his résumé and his life history. Before taking his oath of office, Santos was seen making a hand gesture that many have called out as a white supremacist symbol during the 10th round of voting for speaker. New York Democrat Jamaal Bowman tweeted, “We’ve all been laughing at Santos for lying his way to Congress. This time it ain’t funny. He and every other white supremacist in Congress need to be expelled immediately.”

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