House Ethics Committee
The identities of the individuals who bailed out Rep. George Santos after his indictment have been revealed.
They claim that the House lacked the two-thirds majority needed to expel Santos, but they blocked a vote that could prove that.
The panel will also review whether Santos was truthful on financial disclosure forms, whether he may have violated conflict-of-interest laws and allegations of sexual misconduct.
The embattled congressman is accused of inappropriately touching a volunteer in his office and rescinding the man's job offer after his advance was rebuffed.
Republicans are set to take over the House majority next month, and it’s unlikely the ethics committee's GOP members will go after fellow party members.
The House Ethics Committee found the departing congressman financially benefited from a cryptocurrency that he was promoting and violated conflict of interest rules.
The New York Democrat may have “improperly solicited” an invitation to the high-profile event.
The far-right Republican, who lost his reelection bid, is also being investigated for promoting “a cryptocurrency in which he may have had an undisclosed financial interest.”
The committee said Friday that it would probe the sexual misconduct allegations against the two Republican congressmen.
He was about to get some bad news.