Rep. George Santos appoints himself as campaign treasurer after staffer resigns

It has been over a week since Rep. Santos was indicted on federal charges, including wire fraud, to which he pleaded not guilty.

News 12 Staff

May 21, 2023, 4:20 PM

Updated 336 days ago

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Embattled Third District Rep. George Santos has named himself the treasurer of his own campaign committee.
This comes after the congressman's treasurer resigned from the position.
It has been over a week since Rep. Santos was indicted on federal charges, including wire fraud, to which he pleaded not guilty.
Santos defended the move on Twitter saying it was to ensure compliance and that he will "continue to build our campaign around professionals with subject matter expertise."


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