A republican New York prosecutor opening an investigation into Congressman elect George Santos this after the Republican admitted to lying about his work experience and education David Lee Miller has more from our Newsroom here in New York City hey good morning David good morning Julie despite a immediate tour earlier this week to explain lying.
About his past congressman-elect George Santos is now under even greater scrutiny especially for his finances the New York Republican faces growing criticism from both sides of the aisle the Republican district attorney for Nassau County has opened an investigation into Santos’s many claims in a statement D.A and Donnelly said in.
Part and I quote the numerous Fabrications and inconsistencies associated with Congressman Alex Santos are nothing short of stunning the statement goes on to say no one is above the law and if a crime was committed in this country we will prosecute it the U.S attorney’s Office in Brooklyn would not comment on several reports that they.
Are also investigating Santos following a New York Times expose the congressman-elect admitted to falsely saying during the campaign he had a college degree worked for two firms on Wall Street and was Jewish questions still remain on how Santos financed his campaign with a seven hundred thousand dollar loan of his own money he told the.
News website semaphore he made his cash deal building and Specialty Consulting for high net worth individuals according to one expert he could face consequences if his Federal Election Commission documents are misleading how careful was he on his official filings on his FEC filings uh because if that uh contains falsehood and whatever.
That could be illegal well some Republicans are calling for Santos to answer questions about his past the party’s leadership is silent we reached out to Santos for comment and have not heard back political reports that Santos has told Party leaders he won’t seek re-election he has repeatedly said he will not step down and if all.
Goes according to schedule he will be sworn in next week as a member of the 118th U.S Congress Julie David Lee Miller thank you I’m Steve Ducey I’m Brian Kilmeade and I’m Ainsley Earhart and click here to subscribe to the Fox News YouTube page to catch our hottest interviews and most compelling analysis