McCarthy Says ‘A Lot Of People’ On Capitol Hill Are Liars Like George Santos

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., arrives to the House chamber at the beginning of an evening session after six failed votes to elect a speaker and convene the 118th Congress in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

At a glance

  •  Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), the new speaker of the House of Representatives, is not calling for Santos’ ouster.
  • “He will continue to serve,” McCarthy said of Santos.
  • Asked about Santos admitting to fabricating much of his resume, McCarthy told reporters, “So did a lot of people here in the Senate and others.”

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