2023-01-23 15:54:59

GOP Rep. George Santos should resign from Congress, New York state voters say in new poll

By Kevin Breuninger

Key Points

  • Republican Rep. George Santos should resign from Congress, a majority of voters from his own state of New York said in a new poll.
  • Respondents also hold a strongly unfavorable opinion of the freshman lawmaker, who has admitted to lying about his background and faces multiple investigations.
  • Santos has vowed to serve out his full two-year term in the House.

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Newly elected U.S. Rep. George Santos (R-NY) stands alone on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives during voting for a new House Speaker on the third day of the 118th Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 5, 2023.

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Scandal-plagued Republican Rep. George Santos should resign from Congress, voters from his own state of New York said overwhelmingly in a new poll released Monday.

Some 59% of registered Empire State voters say Santos, who admitted he lied and is facing multiple investigations, should resign, according to the latest survey by the Siena College Research Institute. Among Republicans, nearly half agreed that he should go.

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