House Democrat Introduces Effort To Expel Rep. George Santos

In a congressional development on Tuesday, a House Democrat presented a resolution to expel Republican Rep. George Santos.

The privileged motion, introduced by freshman Democratic congressman Robert Garcia, grants House Republicans until Thursday to schedule a vote. The precise timing of the vote remains uncertain.

While the expulsion motion is anticipated to be unsuccessful, it serves the purpose of forcing House Republicans to take a public stance on the indicted congressman, who is facing pressure to resign from within his own party. Given the slim majority and the upcoming crucial debt ceiling negotiations, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy cannot afford to lose a single GOP vote.

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