Rep. Embattled George Santos (Republican-New York) was assigned to House committees this week, despite numerous calls from Democrats and Republicans for him to resign over misrepresentations.

He acknowledged the freshman representative’s admission that he did not know. “embellished” He added to his resume that he didn’t do anything. “criminal.” While Republicans from his county would like him to go, Capitol Hill’s response has been less decisive.

So it goes. Santos ― or the congressman known as George Santos ― is now part of the Committee on Small Business and the Committee on Science, Space and Technology. He’d reportedly lobbied House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to place him on a financial committee, but top Republicans did not want him there, according to CNN.

Face to face federal, state and international investigation, Santos His two-year term has seen a difficult start. However, he refuses to step down even though each day brings out new wild allegations about his past. He ran for Congress one other time, in 2020, so there are multiple years’ worth of interviews, appearances and campaign materials in which Santos Parts of his backstory were shared.

It’s hard to keep up ― which is why The Sunday Review created this list of things Santos She is being accused of lying.

Rep. George Santos (Republican-New York) is seen in the House Chamber as Republicans attempt to convene the 118th Congress in Washington on January 7.

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His Name

According to some reports, 34-year-old is not always happy “George Santos.” According to CNN reporter Andrew KaczynskiAnthony, one of his many aliases is. Santos, George Devolder, Anthony Zabrovsky and George Anthony Santos-Devolder among other. (Devolder was his mother’s surname.)

Video showing the event was released earlier this month. Santos Present himself as Anthony Devolder to a 2019 support event for then-President Donald Trump.

His Jewish Heritage

After his November election victory, Santos Addressed a summit of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas. was billed as He was a Jewish Republican. He described himself as “a Jewish Republican.” “proud American Jew” In campaign materials obtained by the Jewish news outlet Forward. However, his heritage was questioned. Santos told the New York Post He never claimed to have been Jewish. “I said I was ‘Jew-ish,’” He said.

He has claimed that Zabrovsky is his family’s original, Jewish last name. He is now a professional genealogist told CNN His lineage did not indicate a change of name.

That He’s A Descendant Of Holocaust survivors from Ukraine

Santos told Fox News His grandparents will be 100 years old in 2021 “escaped socialism … communism and the Holocaust,” During his campaign, he reiterated the claim. His grandfather came originally from Ukraine. Santos He fled to Brazil in order to flee the Nazis, Yet the Forward And CNN reported The records of Jewish refugees and genealogical information did not show any support Santos’ story. Instead, outlets discovered evidence that his grandparents were Brazilian. The New York Times found It is the same.

This is how his Mother was present in The Twin Towers on September 11, 2001

Santos tweeted That will be 2021 “9/11 claimed my mothers life.” Website for his campaign states that his mother had been inside the World Trade Center’s south tower and survived the attack, passing away a “few years” Cancer later.

However, records obtained by The New York Times Please show Santos’ mother was not even living in the country at the time ― she was in Brazil. An obituary For Santos’ mother, Fatima Devolder, states that she died in 2016.

She was The… ‘First Female Executive At A Major Financial Institution’

In immigration documents reviewed by The New York Times, Santos’ mother said she worked as a housekeeper and home aide — not as the “first female executive at a major financial institution,” As the congressman said. People who were aware Santos’ mother recalled that she made a living cleaning houses and selling food, according to the outlet.

Also, she was born in Brazil and not Belgium. Santos Had claimed: according to CNN.

What he paid for his campaign

The disclosure forms for campaign finance show this. Santos He lent $700,000 to his campaign the Times said. The Devolder Organization claimed that he received a $750,000 salary (more details later).

Source of Santos’ wealth is uncertain. He seemed to be struggling with his finances in his 20s. The Times reported that he was twice evicted from Queens Borough, New York City. He was elected to the Senate in 2022, a year later. Santos According to the Times, he was reported as spending thousands on hotels, restaurants, and travel in New York, Florida and Texas.

He had so many funds that he gave some to Republican candidates.

subsequent New York Times investigation A group of political activists was accused of engaging in questionable business practices. SantosRedStone Strategies. The Washington Post found Relations to the Russian oligarch’s cousin.

That He Worked In Finance For His Family’s Business

On a website, the Devolder Organization is described. Santos His campaign website “family’s firm,” The New York Times reported. According to the Times, there is not much information about the company. It has neither a public website nor a LinkedIn page. Santos reportedly described it as an outfit that links investment funds to wealthy investors, but it is not clear who the company’s clients were. He told Semafor His services included helping wealthy customers find the right yacht to purchase.

He didn’t just work for the supposed family biz; Santos Also worked as an investment advisor in Florida, Harbor City Capital. He was appointed to that firm in 2020. George Devolder. Securities and Exchange Commission accused the firm of running a Ponzi scheme It will close in 2021.

It was his family that made a fortune investing in real estate

Contrary to his assertions, The New York Times found No records exist of any real estate properties. Santos (On forms required by his campaigns. Santos (Only one apartment was revealed in Rio de Janeiro.

This is 4 Of Three of his workers were shot and killed at the Pulse nightclub.

an interview with WNYC, Santos He claimed that his employees were among the victims of an attack on an Orlando gay club in 2016. The New York Times found no connections to him or the various companies he’s worked for among the 49 people who died at Pulse.

The Elite New York City Prep School That He Entered

Horace Mann told CNN There is no evidence that it does. Santos ever attended. Private schools also tested for fake names.

Santos Had claimed on a 2020 YouTube Video that his parents lost money at the real-estate market. This led to him having to abandon school four months before graduation. Later, he earned a GED certificate.

“Unfortunately my parents fell on hard times, which was … something that would later become known as the depression of 2008,” Santos said. “But we were hit a little earlier on with the over-leveraging of real estate.”

This is the Graduation from College

Santos Although he claimed to have graduated from Baruch College, New York University and New York University respectively, he actually attended both of them. told several news outlets There was no evidence of him attending.

He claimed on a resume His GPA at Baruch was 3.89, and he received his diploma summa cumlaude.

He was eventually told the New York Post he didn’t graduate from any college.

This Was His College Volleyball Star

In 2020 Santos On a morning radio program, he claimed that he attended Baruch as a scholarship volleyball player. “slayed” Teams from Yale and Harvard.

“I sacrificed both my knees and got very nice knee replacements, knee replacements from playing volleyball,” Santos claimed on air.

Santos' office.
Santos’ office.

Patrick Semansky via Associated Press

That He Was a Citigroup Employee and Goldman Sachs Employee

The New York Times reported The Wall Street titans couldn’t come up with any record. Santos’ employment there, as he had claimed. Santos Later told the New York Post The assertion was incorrect. “poor choice of words,” He didn’t work “directly” He also serves as a consultant to the companies. He is also told Fox News He claimed that he was entitled to the money. “not false at all” But rather “debatable.”

The He ran an animal charity…

It is not known of any record. Santos’ supposed charity, Friends of Pets United, ever existed as a legitimate tax-exempt organization, The New York Times reported After consulting the IRS, New York City’s Attorney General and New Jersey attorney general offices. The Times said he claimed that he ran a tax-exempt pet charity for five years starting in 2013 ― around the same time he faced apparent financial trouble.

It’s Not True That He Swindled A Homeless Vet With A Dog

Santos Richard Osthoff denies a disturbing story about a Navy veteran. told a New Jersey outlet He got in touch Santos In 2016, Osthoff applied for financial assistance to finance surgery for Sapphire, his dog. Osthoff stated that he lived in a tent by the roadside and could not afford stomach cancer treatment. His veterinary technician referred him to Friends of Pets United.

SantosOsthoff knew Anthony Devolder and alleged that they helped him raise $3,000 via GoFundMe in the summer. But, the veteran stated that he never received a dime. He claimed Santos The fundraiser was closed and no longer answering calls or texts. GoFundMe spokesperson told The Washington Post The company denied that the fundraising was true and had prohibited it. Santos’ email address from being used on the service.

Sapphire passed away in January 2017.

He is accused of a criminal past

Santos told the New York Post He’s not a criminal. “not here or in Brazil or any jurisdiction in the world.”

Speaking on longtime Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s podcast, he said he’s lived “an honest life.”

“I just pray for all of you, when they come for you, that you have the same strength I have,” He said that as NPR reported.

Brazilian authorities charged him with stealing $700 from a bank and fraud in 2008. Their inability to find the victim led to the end of their investigation. Santos, according to The New York Times. However, with him being elected to Congress they said that they would reopen this case.

The fact that he was never a Drag Queen in Brazil, is what Kitara said

Santos The suggestion that he might be a drag-performer was made by him “categorically false.”

“The media continues to make outrageous claims about my life while I am working to deliver results,” He tweeted This week.

Multiple journalists, however, claimed they obtained video or photos. of Santos performing as KitaraPlease see the following: by former friends Rio de Janeiro gay community

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