Congresswoman Nikema Williams’ Statement on Expelling George Santos from the House of Representatives 

Nov 02, 2023
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(WASHINGTON) – Today, Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) issued the following statement after voting against expelling George Santos from the House of Representatives. 

Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) said: 

“Unfortunately, George Santos won a free and fair election and elections have consequences. He also has not yet been convicted of a crime and the ethics investigation is ongoing. It would be dangerous to set the precedent of expelling a Member of Congress who has not been convicted of a crime. When and if Santos is convicted of these serious offenses an expulsion resolution would be more appropriate.  Let’s be clear – we have current members who have been accused of even more egregious crimes while the Republican majority continues to look the other way.”

CONTACT: PressGA05@mail.house.gov 

Congresswoman Nikema Williams proudly serves Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District on the exclusive Financial Services Committee. She is a champion of voting rights and builds on the Fifth District’s legacy as the cradle of the civil rights movement as co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus. Congresswoman Williams is committed to closing the racial wealth gap and ensuring the promise of America for all–regardless of your ZIP code or bank account.

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