Republican Jewish Coalition Cuts Ties With Santos

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At a glance

  • The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) cut ties with Republican Rep.-elect George Santos of New York after it was revealed that Santos falsely claimed he was Jewish during his campaign.
  • Santos has admitted to lying about getting a college degree and working for Wall Street firms Goldman Sachs and Citigroup after a New York Times investigation.
  • RJC CEO Matt Brooks announced on Twitter that Santos had also fabricated his Jewish identity in both public and private conversations.
  • “[Santos] deceived us and misrepresented his heritage,” the statement read. “In public comments and to us personally, he previously claimed to be Jewish.”

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