Santos Cowers In Queens Office From Protest “Mob”

The Independent reports:

The office of embattled Republican congressman George Santos was surrounded by a police barricade on Wednesday as local residents delivered a petition calling on him to resign.

Around 25 residents visited his district office in Douglaston, Queens, and asked to speak with the congressman. The protesters were turned away by a member of his staff, who said Mr Santos was in the building but would not speak to a “mob”.

“It’s incredibly cowardly to hide behind his staff. It’s part of his job to meet with us,” Emily Raphael, who was at the protest, told The Independent. “He’s trying to paint us as some wild-eyed protesters. You could not find a less threatening group of people if you tried,” she said, adding that it was “mostly PTA moms in attendance.”

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