Congressman-elected George Santos temporarily postponed the vote for Speaker by not responding to his name.
Santos is under scrutiny for being unfaithful to voters during the election.
A video of him not responding prompted Twitter users to question his identity further.
During the fifth House Speaker vote, beleaguered New York congressman George Santos didn’t respond when his name was called, seemingly bringing the process to a halt.
“Santos, Santos,” came a voice over the microphone as Santos lowered his head and the person next to him seemed to speak quietly. According to the video, he raised his hand immediately after his name was called twice. Captured by CSPAN It was also posted on Twitter by The Recount on Wednesday.
The 34-year-old Republican Run fraud-rooted campaigns, investigating in the United Statesand by the Brazilian authoritiesWhen Being called out by an ex-boyfriend For not paying the bills and stealing his phone.
A video posted by The Recount prompted Twitter users to make fun of the moment Santos was away.
“Buehler… Buehler… Buehler” 1 user quipped.
On his first day in Congress, Santos mostly avoided reporters and sat in isolation all day. reported by an insiderA fellow congressman who called Rep. Santos a liar in Portuguese on Tuesday after Santos voted for Rep. Kevin McCarthy said: Insider also reported.
new york post reported that Santos remained somewhat standoffish during Wednesday’s poll, only looking at his phone and seemingly uninvolved overall.
Santos voted yes McCarthy becomes Speaker of the House. After six votes in two days, McCarthy has yet to earn the position.
Santos was not immediately available for comment.
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