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Lying Long Island Republican Rep. George Santos pleaded not guilty to 10 additional counts of campaign finance fraud Friday during an arraignment hearing in federal court on Long Island. Santos faces a maximum sentence of 22 years in prison if he is convicted. On the eve of his arraignment, the 35-year-old said he would not resign and that he was “entitled to due process and not a predetermined outcome as some claim.” The representative from New York’s Third District was likely referring to a resolution to expel him from Congress that Long Island Republican Rep. Anthony D’Esposito introduced Thursday, along with four other Empire State Republican cosponsors. “The superseding indictment that he will go to court on tomorrow is based on his treasurer’s guilty plea,” Rep. Mike Lawler, one of the co-sponsors, told reporters.
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So now you have a conviction in this case that states very clearly what he did and how he did it.” The resolution also lists lies Santos told about his personal and professional history, including that his grandparents escaped the Holocaust and his mother narrowly survived the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He could be voted on as soon as next week. The indictment follows 13 charges against Santos in May for allegedly embezzling and lying to Congress, and an admission earlier this month by former campaign treasurer Nancy Marks that she and the representative falsified the loan and donor information. Prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York unsealed superseding charges against the congressman on October 10, alleging that he stole the identities of campaign donors and ran up $44,000 on their credit cards without authorization.
They also alleged that Santos falsely claimed to have loaned his campaign about $500,000, even though his bank accounts registered less than $8,000 at the time. The other accusations include inflating campaign finance figures to qualify for a party national committee program and lying about financial reports that at least 10 members of the Santos family contributed to the congressman’s campaign. Santos called the recent charges against him “nonsense” and said he will not resign. “I don’t know the backends and the backdoor systems of the FEC, how… how the reports are filed, so even blaming me for false FEC statements is absolute nonsense,” Santos told reporters the day after charges were filed. “I never saw what a report looked like,” he insisted. “I didn’t handle the finances.” The politician questioned by the truth also suggested that he kept text messages and emails between him and Marks that would exonerate him.