The House Ethics Committee is looking into the lies of Rep. George Santos of Long Island, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy confirmed Tuesday.
“Ethics is moving forward, and if ethics gets something, we’re going to take action,” McCarthy (R-Calif.) said. told CNN. “Right now, we’re not allowing him to get into committees from a questioning perspective.”
Santos, 34, a Republican, has faced at least two ethics complaints over what he admitted was fabrications about his background, education, religion and charitable work — while federal investigators reportedly probed Whether he violated campaign finance laws.
Despite several controversies swirling around him — including a recent sexual harassment complaint by a potential staffer — Santos has vowed to stay in office until the next election in 2024.
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