Rep. George SantosI, the long-standing, untruthful Long Island Republican, claimed in a new podcast interview that he has created much of his biography. he survived This article is available in English “assassination attempt” — and separately had his shoes stolen off his feet during a mugging in the middle of Fifth Avenue.
In December 2012, the notorious fabulist made several wild claims during a live chat with a Brazilian podcast. The conversation was also translated from Portuguese. MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and aired on Monday.
“We have already suffered an attempt on my life, an assassination attempt, a threatening letter, having to have the police, a police escort standing in front of our house,” SantosAnthony Devolder, who was known previously as Anthony Devolder, was officially introduced on the program. George Santos-Devolder.
The freshman congressman, who is of Brazilian descent — but previously claimed he This was “Jew-ish” and the descendant of Holocaust survivors — alleged that he Several crimes have been committed against her over the years. “assassination attempt.”
He added that when he and his husband returned home from a New Year’s Eve party in 2021, they found their Florida home to have been vandalized in what he described as a politically-motivated attack.
“It was vandalized because we were at a Republican party,” he argued.
Later, in the interview Santos We recount how it all happened in the summer 2021 he Two men robbed him in New York City’s Fifth Avenue.
“Before asking any questions, they (the robbers) weren’t black, they were even white, but they robbed me, took my briefcase, took my shoes, and my watch,” Santos Added to the podcast. “And that was in broad daylight. It was 3 p.m. I was leaving my office, going to the garage, getting my car, and I was mugged.”
Santos He continued to state that the most horrible part of the robbery had been that “nobody did anything.”
“The fear is real,” he added. “It’s surreal what we live through here.”
Maddow said during Monday night’s broadcast that the hosts of the Brazilian podcast later asked Santos — aka Devolder — for a copy of a police report documenting his purported robbery but did not receive a response.
After flipping a Democrat held seat in November Santos His seemingly endless web of lies and scandals has engulfed him. These investigations range from his murky financial situation to his equally questionable resume and puzzled ancestry.
The newly sworn-in Republican congressman was found to have fabricated his college education at Baruch College and NYU, his employment history at top Wall Street firms, his family heritage, and even the circumstances of his mother’s death, which he Claim was linked to the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Santos he was caught in another lie when it became apparent that he Perform as follows: “drag queen” Named Kitara Ravache, Brazil in 2008, despite repeated denials.
A photo after Santos A former Brazilian friend shared a red-shining wig and dress with me. Santos, who is openly gay, finally admitted to dabbling in cross-dressing — but insisted that he She wasn’t a drag queen and was only enjoying the festival.
There are increasing calls for Republicans and Democrats to stop this practice, Santos’ resignation over his unending litany of falsehoods, the freshman lawmaker has flatly refused to step down — and instead was awarded seats on two House committees.