Top George Santos Ally Elise Stefanik Remains Silent

The Albany Times-Union reports:

Neither Stefanik’s office nor her campaign responded to a request for comment on Santos, who is the subject of multiple investigations into his background and — more perilously — the sources of his personal wealth and campaign funds.

Progressives have resurfaced a May tweet from Stefanik in which she posed with Santos following a campaign fundraiser (“WOW! Great lunch event,” she wrote).  She said at the time that their fundraiser raised over $100,000 to help Santos flip the 3rd Congressional District.

Stefanik is not shy about calling for investigations when the presumed targets are Democrats. In December, when the New York Times reported on sexual harassment allegations linked to the chief of staff of state Attorney General Letitia James, Stefanik called for an inquiry.

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