Lying in wait no longer: George Santos finally sworn in as Congress member despite his mostly fabricated backstory


Admitted résumé fabricator George Santos (R-Queens/Long Island) was finally sworn in with the rest of his new House of Representatives colleagues early Saturday morning following the marathon four-day, 15-round election of new House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

Santos officially joined the 118th Congress early on Jan. 7, amid many House Democrats calling for his ouster, and even some of his New York House Republican colleagues calling for his conduct to be investigated. Even still, Santos released a statement following his swearing in Saturday morning that suggested he’d like everyone to simply forget that he deceived voters in his district about his career, education and family background — and let him carry on as a member of Congress.