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July 19, 2024 at 9:54 PM

Judge denies George Santos' motion to dismiss fraud charges

Santos was expelled from the House in December in a bipartisan vote.
July 19, 2024 at 9:54 PM
Former congressman George Santos leaves the Alfonse D'Amato Federal Courthouse in Central Islip, N.Y., Dec. 12, 2023.
3 months ago

George Santos ends long shot comeback bid for Congress after being expelled

George Santos has suspended a long shot campaign against Nick LaLota to represent New York’s 1st Congressional District, he said
3 months ago
Rep. George Santos is surrounded by journalists as he leaves the Capitol after his fellow members of Congress voted to expel him from the House of Representatives, Dec. 1, 2023.
4 months ago

New York GOP leader says 'no appetite' for Santos in new election bid

Embattled former Rep. George Santos has announced that he's once again running for the House -- but GOP leadership in the district say there is "no appetite" for him.
4 months ago
Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, from left, former Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., and Rep. Jonathan Jackson, D-Ill., speak before President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol, March 7, 2024, in Washington.
4 months ago

George Santos is in attendance at State of the Union despite expulsion

The former congressman still retains floor privileges that allow him to attend.
4 months ago
VIDEO: George Santos may be in SOTU attendance despite expulsion
4 months ago

Expelled GOP Rep. George Santos appears on House floor, announces he's running again

Santos laughed with former GOP colleagues just before the State of the Union.
4 months ago
Former Rep. George Santos sits with Rep. Matt Gaetz before President Joe Biden's State of the Union address, Mar. 7, 2024.
5 months ago

Voters head to polls in special election to replace George Santos

Despite the bad weather, New York voters are heading to the polls Tuesday for a rare special election to fill George Santos's House seat.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Voters head to polls in special election to replace George Santos
5 months ago

Why the stakes look 'quite high' in the battle to win George Santos' seat in New York

In the Feb. 13 race for New York's 3rd District seat on Long Island, former Rep. Tom Suozzi faces Mazi Pilip to succeed George Santos
5 months ago
Tom Suozzi speaks at a campaign rally on Feb. 4, 2024, in Floral Park, New York.
5 months ago

Why the election to replace George Santos is so competitive

538's preview of the New York 3rd District special election to replace George Santos.
5 months ago
Democratic congressional candidate for New York's 3rd district, Tom Suozzi, speaks to supporters as he campaigns in Bayside, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2024.
5 months ago

Long Island could see up to 8 inches of snow on Election Day in key House race

Winter weather and snow are forecast on Long Island on Tuesday, which is Election Day in the New York 3rd District race
5 months ago
A voter fills out a ballot at the P.S. 166Q polling place in the Queens, New York City, November 7, 2023.
6 months ago

George Santos asks judge for more time to pursue plea deal in fraud case

Former Republican Congressman George Santos returns to federal court on Long Island Tuesday for a status conference in his fraud and money laundering case.
6 months ago
Former Republican Congressman George Santos returns to federal court on Long Island Tuesday for a status conference in his fraud and money laundering case.
6 months ago

George Santos asks judge for more time to pursue plea deal in fraud case

Former Republican Congressman George Santos returns to federal court on Long Island Tuesday for a status conference in his fraud and money laundering case.
6 months ago
Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., faces reporters at the Capitol, Nov. 30, 2023, in Washington.
7 months ago

What to know about the candidates for the special election to replace George Santos

Democrats chose former Rep. Tom Suozzi, while Republicans on Friday announced county legislator Mazi Melesa Pilip as their candidate.
7 months ago
Mazi Melesa Pilips at her campaign launch on Dec. 15, 2023 in New York.
7 months ago

George Santos discussing plea deal with federal prosecutors, legal filing shows

Former Congressman George Santos is talking to federal prosecutors on Long Island about a plea deal, according to a newly filed court document.
7 months ago
Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., walks from his office to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2023.
7 months ago

George Santos discussing plea deal with federal prosecutors, legal filing shows

Santos, a Republican, is due in federal court in Central Islip on Tuesday for a status conference.
7 months ago
Santos, a Republican, is due in federal court in Central Islip on Tuesday for a status conference.
8 months ago

GOP Rep. George Santos has been expelled. Here's how his replacement will be chosen

Now that George Santos has been expelled, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul will have to call a special election and the party leaders will pick nominees to replace him.
8 months ago
Rep. George Santos walks into the House Republican cloakroom at the Capitol, Nov.  28, 2023.
8 months ago

George Santos expelled from Congress in a 311-114 vote

The historic vote led to his name being removed from New York’s third congressional office door and the locks changed. Santos still faces 23 federal crimes, including identity theft.
8 months ago
VIDEO: George Santos expelled from Congress in a 311-114 vote
8 months ago

Nassau County Republican: George Santos expulsion a 'Stain' on party

ABC News' Phil Lipof spoke with Nassau County New York Republican Committee Chairman Joe Cairo about the expulsion of his former colleague, George Santos, from the House of Representatives.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Nassau County Republican: George Santos expulsion a 'Stain' on party
8 months ago

George Santos expelled from House in historic vote

Santos is only the sixth representative to be expelled from the house in American history.
8 months ago
VIDEO: George Santos expelled from House in historic vote
8 months ago

Why George Santos was too toxic for the House GOP

George Santos's 23 federal indictments proved toxic enough for many House Republicans to set aside due process concerns and vote to expel.
8 months ago
Rep. George Santos faces reporters at the Capitol in Washington, on Nov. 30, 2023.
8 months ago

Republican George Santos becomes first House member expelled in more than 20 years

The House on Friday voted to expel Republican Rep. George Santos on Friday, a historic move that hasn’t happened in more than 20 years.
8 months ago
Rep. George Santos is surrounded by journalists as he leaves the U.S. Capitol after his fellow members of Congress voted to expel him from the House of Representatives on Dec. 1, 2023 in Washington, DC.
8 months ago

House to vote on ousting Santos from Congress

The Republican congressman from New York said on Thursday he is preparing to be expelled from Congress after Friday morning’s vote.
8 months ago
VIDEO: House to vote on ousting Santos from Congress
8 months ago

What happens now that GOP Rep. George Santos has been expelled from Congress?

As a former member, the New York Republican could still access the House floor.
8 months ago
Rep. George Santos is surrounded by journalists as he leaves the U.S. Capitol after his fellow members of Congress voted to expel him from the House of Representatives on Dec. 1, 2023 in Washington, DC.
8 months ago

History shows House expulsions are rare -- and George Santos just joined the list

Before Friday, there were only five times in history that a member of the U.S. House of Representatives had been expelled. Rep. George Santos just became the the sixth.
8 months ago
Republican Representative from New York George Santos arrives for a GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Oct. 16, 2023.
8 months ago

Rep. George Santos could be removed from the House this morning

ABC News Jay O’Brien breaks down the possible fate of Rep. George Santos.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Rep. George Santos could be removed from the House this morning
8 months ago

Speaker Mike Johnson says he will vote no on expelling Rep. George Santos

Despite many Republicans calling for Santos' removal, top GOP representatives, including Johnson, will vote no to oust him.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Speaker Mike Johnson says he will vote no on expelling Rep. George Santos
8 months ago

House votes to expel Rep. George Santos

Santos is only the sixth lawmaker to be removed from the body.
8 months ago
VIDEO: House votes to expel Rep. George Santos
8 months ago

George Santos remains defiant ahead of expulsion vote

The Republican New York congressman’s fate now lies in the hands of the House of Representatives.
8 months ago
VIDEO: George Santos remains defiant ahead of expulsion vote
8 months ago

Eyes on the House for latest George Santos expulsion vote

The House heads for another vote to oust Rep. George Santos.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Eyes on the House for latest George Santos expulsion vote
8 months ago

House to vote on Santos expulsion

ABC News’ Jay O’Brien is on the Hill as Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., is defiant as he faces a House vote on his expulsion.
8 months ago
VIDEO: House to vote on Santos expulsion
8 months ago

Rep. George Santos says vote to remove him will create a dangerous precedent

The Republican lawmaker from New York may soon face an expulsion vote after a House Ethics Committee report cited ethics violations and pending federal fraud charges.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Rep. George Santos says vote to remove him will create a dangerous precedent
8 months ago

George Santos remains defiant ahead of expulsion vote

Santos aired his grievances against Congress, calling out members who he says have bigger rap sheets than his own.
8 months ago
VIDEO: George Santos remains defiant ahead of expulsion vote
8 months ago

George Santos faces expulsion from Congress

The Long Island Republican is facing 23 federal charges, including credit card fraud and identity theft.
8 months ago
VIDEO: George Santos faces expulsion from Congress
8 months ago

Ukraine, Israel aid discussed and Santos expulsion vote expected

ABC News’ Jay O’Brien is on The Hill as Washington lawmakers continue to bicker over aid to Israel and Ukraine and also, a vote on the expulsion of Rep. George Santos, R-NY, is expected.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Ukraine, Israel aid discussed and Santos expulsion vote expected
8 months ago

Speaker Johnson has 'real reservations' as House mulls George Santos expulsion

House Speaker Mike Johnson admitted Wednesday that he has "real reservations" about the upcoming vote to expel Rep. George Santos.
8 months ago
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson meets with reporters to discuss GOP efforts to investigate President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden, at the Capitol, Nov. 29, 2023.
8 months ago

Rep. George Santos facing vote to expel him from the House

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are moving to force a vote on whether to expel embattled congressman George Santos, who is facing nearly two dozen federal charges.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Rep. George Santos facing vote to expel him from the House
8 months ago

Rep. George Santos ahead of likely expulsion vote: 'I don't care'

Rep. George Santos remained defiant ahead of an expulsion vote on the House floor -- saying he didn't care about a move that triggered another push to oust him.
8 months ago
Rep. George Santos leaves a meeting of the House Republican Conference in the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 7, 2023, in Washington, D.C.
8 months ago

Why the GOP may be ready to say goodbye to Santos| FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew discuss how likely Rep. George Santos is to be expelled from Congress.
8 months ago
The crew discuss how likely Rep. George Santos is to be expelled from Congress.
8 months ago

George Santos faces scathing report by White House Ethics Committee

Members of Santos’ own party are expected to call for a vote to expel him from Congress.
8 months ago
VIDEO: George Santos faces scathing report by White House Ethics Committee
8 months ago

Rep. George Santos faces expulsion vote from Congress

The New York Republican congressman said he expects to be expelled from Congress following a scathing report by the House Ethics Committee that found substantial evidence of lawbreaking by him.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Rep. George Santos faces expulsion vote from Congress
8 months ago

George Santos says he expects to be expelled from Congress

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., said he expects to be expelled from Congress after the House Ethics Committee released a scathing report.
8 months ago
VIDEO: George Santos says he expects to be expelled from Congress
8 months ago

New resolution to expel George Santos

The motion comes a day after a 56-page report alleging a misuse of campaign funds.
8 months ago
VIDEO: New resolution to expel George Santos
8 months ago

Washington lawmakers make another push to oust Santos

The House Ethics Committee chairman filed a resolution to expel Rep. George Santos after a scathing ethics report alleged he used campaign funds for personal expenses.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Washington lawmakers make another push to oust Santos
8 months ago

Rep. George Santos facing expulsion from House over misuse of campaign funds

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8 months ago
VIDEO: Rep. George Santos facing expulsion from House over misuse of campaign funds
8 months ago

New resolution filed to expel GOP Rep. George Santos from Congress

The new resolution comes one day after the House Ethics Committee said its investigation "revealed a complex web of unlawful activity" involving Santos.
8 months ago
Representative George Santos departs following a House Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 23, 2023.
8 months ago

Ethics report slams Santos for Botox, other purchases

The head of the House Ethics Committee is expected to file a resolution to expel Republican George Santos after "substantial evidence" that Santos violated federal law.
8 months ago
VIDEO:  Ethics report slams Santos for Botox, other purchases
8 months ago

Rep. George Santos will not seek reelection after scathing ethics report

The 56-page report from the House Ethics Committee found that Santos “sought to fraudulently exploit every aspect of his House candidacy for his own personal financial profit.”
8 months ago
VIDEO: Rep. George Santos will not seek re-election after scathing ethics report
8 months ago

George Santos says he won't seek reelection following ethics probe

The House Ethics Committee issued a scathing report on embattled Rep. George Santos, following its investigation into the New York Republican's actions. He announced he won't run for a second term.
8 months ago
VIDEO: George Santos says he won't seek reelection following ethics probe
8 months ago

Rep. George Santos hit with scathing ethics report, says he won't seek reelection

The House Ethics Committee has issued a scathing report on Rep. George Santos.
8 months ago
Rep. George Santos leaves the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building on Nov. 14, 2023 in Washington, D.C.
8 months ago

Santos won’t seek reelection as investigation report released

ABC News’ Jay O’Brien is on Capitol Hill as Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., says he won’t seek reelection after the release of a scathing Ethics Committee report.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Santos won’t seek reelection as investigation report released
8 months ago

Rep. George Santos will not seek reelection

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., announced on X that he will not seek reelection after the House Ethics Committee issued a scathing report.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Rep. George Santos will not seek reelection