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H.R. 1391: No Fortune for Fraud Act

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One can easily imagine George Santos on a program like NBC’s short-lived 2000s survival reality show I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!


By now, Rep. George Santos (R-NY3) surely needs no introduction. The freshman congressman flipped a congressional district from Democrat to Republican in the 2022 election, but he’s since been revealed as a serial liar with an ever-expanding litany of scandals in his past, falsehoods in his supposed biography, and omissions or suspicious purchases in his campaign finance forms..

78% of voters in his own district want Santos to resign. Although he recently filed paperwork in March allowing him to potentially pursue reelection, he may not serve a second term in Congress — whether because he indeed resigns, serves out his first term but ultimately …

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Anthony D'Esposito

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2023
Length: 3 pages
Mar 7, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on Mar 7, 2023

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5 Cosponsors (5 Republicans)

42% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 7, 2023

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H.R. 1391 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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