NY Attorney General’s Office ‘looking into’ allegations against Rep.-elect George Santos

By | December 22, 2022

NBC News reports:

The New York Attorney General’s Office said it is “looking into a number of issues” surrounding Congressman-elect George Santos, who was the subject of a bombshell New York Times investigation that questions whether the incoming Republican lawmaker fabricated much of his biography, including his education, work history and financial dealings.

The office, however, did not confirm whether it had opened an official investigation into Santos and declined to comment further on the matter.

A lawyer for Santos, Joe Murray, told NBC News in an email Thursday afternoon that he had “not been contacted by anyone” from the New York Attorney General’s Office.

“I have nothing further to add at this time,” he said.

Shortly after Murray’s email, Santos shared a message on Twitter addressing his district’s constituents.

“To the people of #NY03 I have my story to tell and it will be told next week. I want to assure everyone that I will address your questions and that I remain committed to deliver the results I campaigned on; Public safety, Inflation, Education & more,” he wrote. [Continue reading…]

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