A congressman lied on his application to run in the US midterm elections
member Republic of House of Representatives for NY, Jorge Santos agreed this Monday Created details of his upbringing and previous work during the campaign Interim Assembly Elections Last November 8.
This was admitted during an interview New York Post After the diary The New York Times It was revealed that the Congress had Lie on his application And he didn’t get it University degrees What he said
Santos, who had only been in Congress for six weeks, had confirmed that he worked for consulting firms. Goldman Sachs and Citigroup and graduated New York UniversitySomething that is not true.
The Congress party has confirmed in an interview to Mail He has “never worked directly” with any company and promised to be “more clear about that” in the future. He also admitted that he did not graduate from New York University. Not from any institute of higher learningDespite his earlier claims, according to reports the mountain.
Santos also made claims about him Family history His mother’s parentage etc. could not be proved Ukrainian Jews A fugitive from Nazi massacre to Brazil. However, the records received The New York Times He showed that his mother’s parents were born in Brazil and not Ukrainian or Jewish ancestry.
“My sins here embellish my resume. I’m sorry,” the Republican lawmaker said. New York PostInsisting that the controversy won’t stop him, he says, “Good Legislative victory”.
from Democratic Party, However, they have already made the request Santos resignsAlleging that voters were cheated.
“Republican Congressman-elect George SantosWho now confesses his colossal lies, I have to resign. If it doesn’t, the Republican Party should Vote him outA member of the Democratic Congress said on Twitter. Instead of Ted.
Another Democrat NYCongressman Richie Torres, emphasized House Ethics Committee to investigate Fundraising During the Republican Party Election campaign.
“Jorge Santos admits his life story is a complete fabrication. His regrettable confession should not distract us from concerns about possible criminality and corruption. The ethics committee should investigate how you made your money. Where there’s smoke there’s fire,” Ritchie said.
Santos also admitted to lying when he said it belonged to him 13 different propertiesHe said he now lives at his sister’s house HuntingtonBut you want to buy your own house.
In his first bid for the chamber, Santos said in a 2020 financial disclosure that he had neither assets nor income, citing only a fee worth more than that. $5,000
But when he filed his 2022 financial statements, he said he was worth millions of dollars and that most of the wealth came from an investment firm. Florida Of which he was the sole owner: The Devolter system.
Accordingly The Washington PostVarious documents were filed Florida Secretary of State Show that Santos organized the company in May 2021, a month before announcing his last candidacy. A year later, on July 30, 2022, the Financial Data Corp Dunn & Bradstreet He estimated that Devolter had only income $43,688.
(With information from Europa Press and The Washington Post)