New York Republican George Santos expelled by U.S. House in bipartisan vote

By: - December 1, 2023 10:25 am

George Santos is surrounded by journalists as he leaves the U.S. Capitol after his fellow members of Congress voted to expel the New York Republican from the House of Representatives on Dec. 1, 2023 in Washington, D.C. Charged by the U.S. Department of Justice with 23 felonies in New York, including fraud and campaign finance violations, Santos, 35, was expelled from the House of Representatives by a vote of 311-114. Santos is only the sixth person in U.S. history to be expelled from the House of Representatives. Photo by Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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