McCarthy Says “It’s Not My Role” to Remove George Santos Despite Rampant Lies

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-California) is doubling down on his backing of Republican Rep. George Santos (New York), even as other Republican officials call for Santos’s resignation and legal and political problems pile up for the freshman representative and seemingly inveterate liar. McCarthy, who has stood by Santos for weeks, even as Santos has admitted to fabricating huge swaths of his… Source Source / Read More: McCarthy Says “It’s Not My Role” to Remove George Santos Despite Rampant Lies

Poll Finds Most New Yorkers Want George Santos to Resign From House Seat

A majority of New York state residents say that Republican Rep. George Santos should resign from Congress just a few weeks after he was sworn in, due to his many lies on the campaign trail in 2022. Santos has lied about so many issues that some media outlets, including HuffPost, have created running tallies of all the statements he made while campaigning for the House that were later revealed to… Source Source / Read More: Poll Finds Most New Yorkers Want George Santos to Resign From House Seat

“A Total Fraud”: Democrats File an Ethics Complaint Against George Santos

Rep. George Santos (New York) is facing several government investigations and an increasing number of legal complaints, including the first one filed in Congress on Tuesday. Two House Democrats have filed an official complaint against Santos with the House Committee on Ethics, asking the committee to investigate him for potential violations of campaign finance laws in relation to his $705,000… Source Source / Read More: “A Total Fraud”: Democrats File an Ethics Complaint Against George Santos

Tanzania: President Hassan lifts the blanket ban on political assemblies

Responding to President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s announcement that she is lifting the punitive political rallies blanket ban imposed on opposition political parties, Amnesty International Regional Researcher for Tanzania and Uganda, Roland Ebole said: “Though the ban should never have been made in the first place, we applaud the Tanzanian government’s decision to lift the blanket […] The post Tanzania: President Hassan lifts the blanket ban on political assemblies appeared first on Amnesty International.