George Santos Learns His Fate After Congress Conducts Vote on His Expulsion

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In a historic — and potentially ominous — move, GOP New York Rep. George Santos was expelled from the House on Friday after he was unable to secure enough votes to stay in his current role.

The expulsion came in a commanding 311-114 vote, easily eclipsing the two-thirds majority needed to oust Santos.

A total of 206 Democrats voted in favor of expelling the congressman.

Two Democrats — Reps. Bobby Scott of Virginia and Nikema Williams of Georgia — voted present, and another two voted against the move.

Conversely, the GOP was decidedly more split on Santos’ potential ouster.

A slim majority of Republicans voted against expelling Santos, with 112 members voting against expulsion and 105 Republicans voting in favor of it.

(Five Republicans and three Democrats abstained from voting.)

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