ICYMI: Coverage Roundup Of MAGA Rep. George Santos’s Fake Résumé Scandal

WASHINGTON, D.C. —   Yesterday The New York Times uncovered that George Santos misrepresented a number of his career highlights during his time on the campaign trail. After the report, Santos tweeted his support for Kevin McCarthy’s leadership bid while also tweeting a response from his lawyer about the findings in The Times. McCarthy has yet to comment.

Additional headlines about Santos’s credentials include: 

  • CNN: “Incoming Republican congressman George Santos under scrutiny for resume discrepancies”

  • NBC: “NY Congressman-elect George Santos’ résumé called into question

  • Washington Post: “Democrats call for probe into GOP congressman-elect’s biography”
  • ABC News: ”Incoming NY lawmaker’s biography contradicted by alleged alma mater, employer”
  • Business Insider: “Incoming GOP congressman George Santos reportedly lied about his employment history, where he went to college, losing four employees in the Pulse nightclub shooting, and possibly his residence”

  • People: “Incoming Rep. George Santos, Who Flipped a House Seat Red, Made Unsubstantiated Claims About His Past: Report”

  • MSNBC: “Accused of dramatic lying, George Santos’ defense doesn’t help”

  • Rolling Stone: “Incoming GOP Congressman Appears to Have Just Made Up the Bulk of His Backstory”

  • CBS: “Bombshell New York Times report raises serious questions about Congressman-elect George Santos’ background”

  • Axios: “The murky details in one congressman-elect’s campaign biography”  

  • Forbes: “Republican Rep.-Elect George Santos May Have Falsified His Employment, Educational, Philanthropic History, Report Finds”

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