People back home want him out…..
He won’t join any House committee’s….
If I din’t know any better?
I’d say this guys days are numbered as a US House member even if House Speaker MCarthy wants to try to hold on to him…..The Speaker did agree that Santos should give up the committee work….
Nearly 80 percent of voters who live in embattled Rep. George Santos’s New York district want him to resign from Congress, according to a new survey that comes the same day the first-term Republican told colleagues he’d be stepping down from his committee assignments.
A Newsday/Siena College poll released on Tuesday, which questioned voters from New York’s 3rd Congressional District, found that 78 percent of respondents think Santos should resign, including 71 percent of Republicans, 72 percent of independents and 89 percent of Democrats. …
Thirteen percent of respondents overall said they didn’t think the Long Island Republican should step down, while another 9 percent said they did not know or did not have an opinion.
Three-fourths of respondents said they did not think Santos could be an effective representative for his district, including 65 percent of Republicans, 74 percent of independents and 84 percent of Democrats…
Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) is stepping down from his committee assignments, he informed House GOP colleagues on Tuesday in a conference meeting.
The representative had faced a whirlwind of criticism over numerous fabrications and misrepresentations of his resume and personal history, as well as questions about his personal and campaign finances.
Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) said that Santos informed the conference he would recuse himself from committees “temporarily” until “things get settled.”
One source told The Hill that Santos called himself a “distraction.”
“And then he asked that we all support him when everything settles down for him to serve on committees,” Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) told reporters after the meeting.
The House GOP Steering Committee, the panel of Republican leaders who assign committees, had assigned Santos to the Small Business Committee and the Science, Space and Technology Committee earlier this month….
“I met with George Santos yesterday and I think it was an appropriate decision that until he could clear everything up he’s off of committees right now,” McCarthy told reporters following the closed-door conference hearing.
“We had a discussion, he asked me if he could do that. So I think it was the appropriate decision,” McCarthy said….
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