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So long, Santos

Embattled ex-New York congressman was a media star

Former New York Republican Rep. George Santos is seen in the Capitol on Friday before the House vote to expel him from the chamber.
Former New York Republican Rep. George Santos is seen in the Capitol on Friday before the House vote to expel him from the chamber. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

The House expelled former New York Rep. George Santos on Friday, ending a short but infamous congressional career clouded by lies, ethics and criminal charges, and nonstop press coverage.

Here is a collection some of our photos of Santos from his brief time on Capitol Hill. 

Santos yawns on the House floor during one of the failed speaker votes on Jan. 3.
Santos walks through the House chamber before the start of the seventh failed attempt to elect a speaker on Jan. 5. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Santos leaves a House Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol Hill Club on Jan. 25. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Constituents from Santos’ New York district are pictured outside the Capitol on Feb. 3 calling on then-Speaker Kevin McCarthy to expel him from Congress. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Santos applauds during an address by South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol to a joint meeting of Congress on April 27. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Santos leaves the Capitol on May 11 after being indicted. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Santos arrives at the Capitol on Sept. 29. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Santos leaves a House Republican Conference meeting about speaker nominations in the Longworth Building on Oct. 10. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Santos complains to Capitol Police about being confronted by an anti-Israel protester in the House Longworth Building on Oct. 13. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Santos is seen with Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert on the House floor followed Rep. Jim Jordan’s failed vote to become speaker on Oct. 17. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Santos arrives for a House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Nov. 7. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Santos speaks with reporters outside of the Capitol on Nov. 15 while his car is illegally parked. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Santos leaves the Capitol on Dec. 1 after the House voted to expel him from Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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