New York Republican Congressman George Santos, who has been at the center of a bizarre string of scandals and was called a “sick puppy” by Utah Senator Mitt Romney this week, indicted for theft In Pennsylvania in 2017 – over buying a “puppy.”
scandal, report This isn’t the first time Santos has been involved with the dog and his charity, Friends of Pets United.new jersey veteran claim Santos collected money for the dog’s surgery and fled with it.
In a case in Amish Country, Pennsylvania, a bad check of $15,125 was paid for a “puppy.” report.
A few days later, Santos held an adoption event at a Staten Island pet store. Citing court records and a lawyer who helped Santos, Politico said the theft charges were dropped and Santos’ records expunged after Santos said someone stole his checkbook.
It’s not Santos’ first case with checkbooks. Brazilian prosecutor resumed A suspected incident involving the use of stolen checkbooks.
Santos has denied all wrongdoing allegations and has said he will not resign. He declined to comment on Amish Country. Attorney Tiffany Bogosian told Politico that “she doesn’t believe it now” of his story, given the developments since then.
bogothian told the New York Times: “I should never have been involved. He should have gone to jail. And I wish him only bad things.”
Santos, 34, won New York’s Third District last year. Since then, he has admitted to embellishing his resume.
Strange claims like playing volleyball in college he did not attend and as a producer in the Spider-Man musical, was exposed.Claims about his family, including parentage Holocaust survivor And that 9/11″claimed‘ His mother’s life is disproved.Santos denied reports that he was drag queen in Brazil.
Republicans, Democrats, component offal called for Santos to quit. But Santos backed Kevin McCarthy with his 15 votes for Speaker of the House, not saying Republican leaders should work with a narrow majority and Santos should go.
McCarthy and other senior Republicans said they were waiting for a Santos investigation campaign fund declarationin questions about the source of his wealth and activities under another nameAnthony Deboulder.
Resignation from Congress is common, but ousting is not.Only 5 representatives Banished – 3 for fighting for the Confederate Army in the Civil War.Anyway, on Thursday the Democrats Resolution For the expulsion of Santos.
“We gave him plenty of time to step down, but he chose not to.” Said Robert Garcia of California.
Santos reiterated that he would not resign voluntarily.
Romney’s clash with Santos came at Tuesday’s State of the Union address.
Romney Said He told Santos that he did not belong to Congress. He also called Santos a “sick puppy” and disparaged the claims on his resume. Santos claimed Romney called him a “donkey” and called the senator a “bastard”.
Thursday, Santos told newsmax That same night, Kirsten Cinema, an independent senator from Arizona, was “very polite, very nice,” and said, “Wait a minute.”
On Friday, a cinema spokesperson told CNN: “This is a lie.”
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/feb/10/george-santos-puppy-theft-charge-romney-sinema George Santos: Puppy Theft News Following Romney’s ‘Sick Puppy’ Words | George Santos