Amid a fervent atmosphere in the House, embattled New York Congressman George Santos faced expulsion after a resounding 311-114 vote, making him just the third member of Congress to endure such a fate since the Civil War. Santos, accused of federal law violations involving campaign fund misuse and indicted on federal felony charges, vehemently denied these allegations, stating he's being unfairly targeted.
House Speaker Mike Johnson's decision to vote against Santos' ousting was viewed as pivotal, emphasizing concerns about the lack of conviction for the alleged crimes. Despite Santos denying any wrongdoing, a House Ethics report pointedly. . .