May 11, 2023

The Charges Against George Santos

by The Journal

Rep. George Santos has been accused of fabricating much of his life’s story to secure public office. On Wednesday he was indicted on 13 federal charges including fraud and money laundering. The New York Republican denies the charges and has pleaded not guilty. WSJ’s Jimmy Vielkind explains what the charges will mean for him. 

Further Reading:

-George Santos Faces 13 Felony Charges, Including Fraud and Money Laundering 

-George Santos Follows Others in Congress Who Have Confronted Legal Troubles 

Further Listening:

-Why the Red Wave Didn’t Happen 

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