Howard Stern calls George Santos ‘compassionate’

Howard Stern calls George Santos ‘compassionate’

Embattled Rep. George Santos has gotten a uncommon praise — from Howard Stern of all folks.

The shock jock known as Santos “compassionate” after listening to “a stunning story” in regards to the disgraced Republican whereas interviewing Lengthy Island lawyer Michael Weinstock Jan. 4 on his SiriusXM radio present.

Stern was commenting on Weinstock telling him that Santos had phoned to specific concern about his painful, incurable sickness, saying,  “Are you feeling suicidal? And in the event you ever did, would you inform me?” 

On the 9/11 anniversary, Santos additionally posted a photograph of Weinstock, a Democrat, on his Instagram web page to honor the lawyer’s service as a former volunteer firefighter and 9/11 responder.

George Santos has been caught out in a lot of weird lies.AP

“I’m gonna say one thing and I do know, look, I’m not excessive on this man from what I’m studying. I imply, they are saying Santos lied about his mother dying on 9/11. I imply, that’s as little as you may go.

“However that’s a really pretty story,” Stern stated of Weinstock’s recounting. “So , I suppose in portray an image of this man, we’re gonna give him a pleasant examine mark on that story. As a result of it’s very compassionate.”

Stern’s beneficiant feedback got here amid the firestorm over Santos’ lies about his schooling, profession, funds, faith and household historical past.

Howard Stern had shock reward for the freshman congressman.GC Pictures

Weinstock advised The Put up that Santos promised to host the lawyer’s GoFundMe web site after the election to defray his medical prices, however by no means did.  Nevertheless, Santos donated $180 3 times — for Jews, items in multiples of 18 convey good luck.

Stern requested if Santos, as a result of he and Weinstock are each homosexual, was presumably “sexually attracted” to him. Weinstock stated that was “my fiance’s concept,” however he didn’t know. Santos’ was married to a person on the time, he stated.

The radio star, in fact, additionally cracked some jokes, asking Weinstock,  “Did he [Santos] do any of the Jewish prayers over you?”  Santos has admitted he’s Catholic, not Jewish, and solely “Jew-ish.”

George Santos infamously lied about his mom’s whereabouts on 9/11.AP

Stern completed the section by bringing on “Santos” to “say a prayer for Michael,” with a recorded rabbi chanting the verse in Hebrew.

Weinstock, who ran unsuccessfully within the Democratic main for the third Congressional district in 2020, stated Santos visited him the summer time of 2021 after listening to that he had damaged his foot. 

Weinstock later confided to Santos that he suffers from Advanced Regional Ache Syndrome, a painful neurological sickness dubbed the “Suicide Illness” as a result of there isn’t a remedy.

Santos has but to step down from workplace, regardless of his stunning dishonesty.AP

Santos vowed to combat to get neuropathy acknowledged by the WTC Well being Program as a 9/11-linked sickness, and to convey Weinstock to Biden’s State of the Union speech as a VIP visitor. These plans are actually doubtful, if not unimaginable, Weinstock fears, since Santos has misplaced credibility.

“I hoped and anticipating that he would grow to be the brand new Peter King and display management on 9/11 well being points,” Weinstock stated.

Weinstock stated he by no means contributed to Santos’ marketing campaign, and voted for his opponent, Democrat Robert Zimmerman.

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