McCarthy: Santos Will Be Removed From Congress if He Broke the Law

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., will be removed from Congress if the House Ethics Committee finds the freshman lawmaker broke the law.

McCarthy, unlike members of his GOP caucus, mostly has defended Santos, who has admitted to falsifying his resume and background before winning his seat in the midterms.

“If for some way when we go through Ethics and he has broken the law, then we will remove him,” McCarthy told reporters Tuesday, Axios reported.

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