George Santos lied about his State of the Union address

Senator Kirsten Cinema and Congressman George Santos.

Senator Kirsten Cinema and Congressman George Santos. (Photo illustration: Yahoo News; Photo: Susan Walsh/AP, Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)

The office of Senator Kirsten Cinema (I-Ariz.) said Rep. George Santos (RN.Y.) lied about her giving him encouragement in his State of the Union address earlier this week. I was.

In an interview with conservative network Newsmax on Thursday, Santos said earlier this week during President Biden’s address to Congress that he was discussing his militant exchanges with Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney. , told this story.

“When Arizona Senator Kirsten Cinema walked by, she said, ‘Wait a minute, buddy,’ or something like that. I said, ‘Thank you Senator Madam.’ . As I learned to meet her, she was very polite and very kind. It’s different than a horse,” Santos said.

Regarding Santos’ story, a Sinema office spokesperson told Yahoo News on Friday morning: “This is a lie.”

Rep. George Santos walking outside among reporters.

Santos will leave the conference on Capitol Hill on January 25th. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

The denials cap off another long week for Santos, the serial fabulist elected to represent part of Long Island.Santos is also investigating the possibility campaign finance fraud and service dog charity.

The latest reports of Santos’ cheating allegations have arrived From Thursday’s PoliticoThe charges were later dropped, although Santos held an adoption event in Staten Island days later after Santos claimed the checkbook was stolen. He said he no longer believed his claims.

Earlier this week, Santos and Romney were seen exchanging views before Biden’s State of the Union address, with Romney telling Santos, “You don’t belong here.” Santos then claimed to have insulted Romney.he murmured Late Tuesday in the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Romney said, “I will never be president!”

Rep. George Santos (top right) faces House Mitt Romney (Utah Republican) at a joint session of the House of Representatives.

Sen. Mitt Romney, Utah Republican, Santos looking down left, upper right, during the Joint Congressional Session for President Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. (Wynn McNamee/Getty Images)

“He shouldn’t have been there. ‘Look, he’s a sick puppy. He shouldn’t have been there. You shouldn’t be in the US and try to shake hands with a US president or a high-ranking official coming over.

“He says he embellished his record. You see, embellished is saying you get an A when you get an A minus. The lie is that you went to college you didn’t go to.” “They’ll go through the process and hopefully get him out. If there was any shame on him, he wouldn’t have been there.”

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and House Republicans have so far gone hand in hand with Santos, and New York Representatives have a steady vote for McCarthy in the multi-day process of choosing House Speaker. With the party’s small majority, a Democratic victory in the special election following Santos’ vacancy would weaken McCarthy’s tenuous position leading the caucuses.