New York Democrats File Ethics Complaint Against George Santos

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Representative George Santos said he’s “done nothing unethical” as two House Democratic asked the Ethics Committee to investigate whether the New York congressman filed vague and possibly illegal financial disclosures. Representatives Ritchie Torres and Dan Goldman, who represent parts of New York City, wrote to the committee on Tuesday demanding a review of Santos’s mounting scandals. “The House of Representatives has an obligation to police itself, and this is just the start of our mission to hold George Santos accountable to his constituents and the American people,” Goldman said in a statement. It’s not just Democrats turning up the pressure on Santos this week. The Republican Party in Nassau County, New York, which forms the bulk of Santos’s district, said it would meet with local GOP leaders on Wednesday to deliver the “strongest statement yet” about Santos, calling him the “the disgraced Member of the House of Representatives from New York’s Third District.” Santos told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday that he had done nothing wrong. “They are free to do whatever they want to do,” he said of the request for the probe. “I will be addressing all of this in due time.” Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm Subscribe to our newest channel Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup Bloomberg Quicktake brings you live global news and original shows spanning business, technology, politics and culture. Make sense of the stories changing your business and your world. To watch complete coverage on Bloomberg Quicktake 24/7, visit http://www.bloomberg.com/qt/live, or watch on Apple TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Fire TV and Android TV on the Bloomberg app. Have a story to tell? Fill out this survey for a chance to have it featured on Bloomberg Quicktake: https://cor.us/surveys/27AF30 Connect with us on… YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Bloomberg Breaking News on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BloombergQuickTakeNews Twitter: https://twitter.com/quicktake Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quicktake Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/quicktake
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