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The House expels Rep. George Santos in historic vote

After two unsuccessful attempts, the House of Representatives on Friday voted 311-114 to expel Rep. George Santos from Congress. In the end, the third time was the charm. The scandal-plagued New York Republican is now the sixth person in American history to be expelled from the House. The vote marks the end of what had been a chaotic 11 months for Santos, who had been ostracized by colleagues, indicted on 23 criminal charges by federal prosecutors, and urged not to seek re-election.

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    GOODBYE, GEORGE SANTOS

    Even as more than two-thirds of the chamber voted to kick Santos out, most House Republicans voted against the measure, arguing that the vote set a bad precedent.

    George Santos became the 6th lawmaker to be expelled from the House. Here's what happens next.

    George Santos became the 6th lawmaker to be expelled from the House. Here's what happens next.

    A SHORT BUT WILD CAREER IN CONGRESS

    The bulk of Santos's scandals — whether it's the lies about his background or the 23-count indictment he faces in federal court — stem from actions he took before he got to Congress. But the scandal-plagued congressman hasn't exactly been a well-behaved lawmaker since he got to Capitol Hill, either.

    SANTOS IN COURT

    Though not yet convicted, Santos is set to face trial next September for federal charges, including identity theft, wire fraud, and money laundering.

    A NEVER-ENDING LIST OF LIES

    If you hadn’t been keeping track of George Santos' lies, we don't blame you. It was hard to stay up to date with the reveals and according to several media reports, he had a historically large amount of questions to answer about his resume and key aspects of his background.

    Congressman George Santos reportedly lied about his employment, his education, and his residence

    Congressman George Santos reportedly lied about his employment, his education, and his residence

    George Santos made history when he unexpectedly became the first non-incumbent out gay Republican to be elected to Congress in a "red wave" that swept New York state in the 2022 midterm elections.

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