Since her beginning in 1959, Barbie has taken on greater than 200 jobs, starting from older sister to chef to entrepreneur. Since his beginning in (apparently) 1988, Republican Rep. George Santos has had greater than a dozen (supposed) titles and careers. When Santos launched his marketing campaign in 2021 for US consultant for New York’s third Congressional District, he claimed a wide range of biographical particulars: that his mom survived the 9/11 attacks and that his firm “lost four employees” within the Pulse nightclub taking pictures. Though there may be no evidence for both declare, Santos has since doubled down on each assertions. However after he received the election, the New York Occasions found his résumé was stuffed with gildings and false claims, kicking off a sequence of investigations from the Home Ethics Committee, the Federal Election Commission, and the Campaign Legal Center.
In response to a survey from Siena Faculty launched in February, 78% of Santos’s constituents consider he ought to resign. A few of his constituents formed a group known as Involved Residents of NY-03 to marketing campaign to have him faraway from workplace. And in February, a few of them traveled to Capitol Hill to demand he be expelled.
Within the meantime, the wild tales about Santos maintain coming. The newest: The FBI and different state and federal authorities are reportedly investigating the deal of a 141-foot tremendous yacht allegedly brokered by Santos, though it is unclear whether or not any legal guidelines have been damaged.
In a February interview with Piers Morgan, Santos known as himself the topic of “determined journalism” but in addition known as himself a “horrible liar” and requested the general public for forgiveness. “What I attempted to convey to the American folks is I made errors of permitting the pressures of what I believed wanted to be achieved. This wasn’t about tricking anyone. … This was about getting accepted by the occasion right here regionally.”
Regardless of the continued investigations, Santos’s fellow Republicans have largely been silent about what his supposed résumé says, minus Republican Sen. Mitt Romney, who called on him to resign this yr. Santos told Morgan it wasn’t the primary time somebody instructed him to close up and it wouldn’t be the final.
Not one of the alleged lies, investigations, or requires him to resign are stopping him — on Tuesday March 14, Santos filed paperwork for reelection in 2024. He’s in good firm, as a result of Barbie has run her own campaigns for the previous few elections, main many to consider she’ll run for president in 2024.
In honor of Santos’s many claimed accomplishments, please take this quiz to search out out who (supposedly) had the job: Santos, Barbie, or each (!).