Santos Admits To Lying During Campaign About Education, Jobs

Santos Admits To Lying During Campaign About Education, Jobs

  • New York Congressman-elect George Santos on Monday admitted that he lied on the campaign trail about his education and work experience.
  • The Long Island Republican says the controversy about his life history, which in recent days and weeks has made headlines, won’t deter him from serving in Congress.
  • “I am not a criminal,” Santos told The New York Post, to which he confessed.
  • He also said the controversy “will not deter me from having good legislative success. I will be effective. I will be good.”
  • Questions about Santos’s biography were raised earlier this month after The New York Times reported that he misrepresented several claims including at least one about where he attended college and about a career on Wall Street that included alleged stints at Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.
  • The 34-year-old Santos said he “never worked directly” for either but that a company named Link Bridge, for which he was a vice president, did business with each.
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