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The Life and Lies of George Santos

The Life and Lies of George Santos

Update: 2023-01-0511
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George Santos, the Republican representative-elect from New York, ran for office and won his seat in part on an inspiring personal story.

But when Times reporters started looking into his background, they made some astonishing revelations: Almost all of Mr. Santos’s story was fake.

Guests: Michael Gold, a reporter covering New York for The New York Times. Grace Ashford, a reporter covering New York politics for The Times.

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For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday. 

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Kerry South

the furtively picked string instrument in the back ground makes the opening especially enjoyable. great reporting

Jan 5th
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