Embarrassed native Republicans have disowned serial mendacity Rep. George Santos and demanded that he resign.
However there’s one highly effective elected official prepared to sit down down with the serial mendacity new GOP congressman — Mayor Eric Adams.
Adams, a Democrat who unveiled his $102.7 billion finances plan Thursday, stated he would work and even sit down with fabulous fibber Santos so as to get assist for New York Metropolis — so long as he’s nonetheless in workplace.
Santos’ third Congressional District contains elements of northeast Queens along with its base in Nassau County.
“Sure, sure. Particular. He’s a congressperson that represents elements of town and even the state,” Adams stated when requested if he would sit down with Santos throughout a Thursday press briefing at Metropolis Corridor.
Eric Adams stated he would nonetheless work with fibbing Congressman George Santos.REUTERS
“Till it’s decided he ought to now not serve, proper now his identify is `congressman’. We’re not leaving any stone unturned on who we needs to be sitting down with to ensure New Yorkers get the assets we want,” Adams stated.
He famous the metropolis is “going to wish votes on the federal stage” — and Santos, who was sworn into workplace final week, has a vote.
Protecting observe of all of NY Rep.-elect George Santos’ lies, from his schooling to charity falsehoods
Adams stated he’ll let the Home of Representatives, investigators and voters ferret out fabled fibber Santos’ destiny — however he’ll deal with him as a congressman so long as he’s one.
“I don’t assume my opinion issues right here,” the mayor stated.
Adams unveiled his $102.7 billion finances plan Thursday.Paul Martinka
Santos confessed to The Put up final month that he lied about his background — admitting he by no means graduated from Baruch School nor was he employed by Goldman Sachs and Citi Group — discrepancies first reported by the New York Instances, which printed a duplicate of his fable-filled resume on Thursday.
Sketchy Santos additionally faces investigations over his shady private funds and marketing campaign finance spending and contributions.
On Thursday, the Nassau County Republican Social gathering urged Santos to resign after saying his serial lies — together with falsely claiming that his household fled the Holocaust — made him a “nationwide joke” who was unfit for workplace.