December 01, 2023

Casten Statement on Expulsion of George Santos

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Sean Casten has released the following statement regarding the expulsion of George Santos from the U.S. House of Representatives:

“Today, I voted to expel George Santos today to help restore faith in government and maintain the integrity of the House of Representatives.”

“Every Member of Congress has the sacred responsibility of holding the trust of the people they represent. The bipartisan report issued by the House Ethics Committee shows that George Santos has repeatedly violated that trust. The report also outlined how he has lied, cheated, defrauded, and is wholly unfit for public office.

“Additionally, Members of Congress are able to receive classified briefings and view sensitive information. It should be deeply concerning to anyone concerned about our national security that George Santos had this access. 

“It is a privilege to serve in the House of Representatives, not a right. Our nation is better off with George Santos no longer holding that privilege.”

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