The Life and Lies of George Santos
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.
- Mr. Santos said that he was the “embodiment of the American dream.” But his résumé was largely fiction.
- On the first day of the 118th Congress, the Santos saga arrived on Capitol Hill.
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