It’s Groundhog Day, but George Santos is worried about a mole. The Congressman told Semafor he expects recordings by a prospective staffer they interviewed this week to be published this evening by progressive news site Talking Points Memo. “He’s violated the trust that we had in him,” Santos said.
According to Santos, his office had been in the process of hiring Derek Myers for a position, but paused when they saw he faces wiretapping charges in Ohio after publishing recorded court testimony — obtained from a source, he said — as part of a story for a small newspaper.
Read the full article. There’s much more. Vish Burra, seen below, is the guy you’ve also seen strong-arming reporters out of Santos’ way.
Come on….. https://t.co/33OwG8JcqY
— Ben Smith (@semaforben) February 2, 2023
I’ll forever be grateful for the friendship I have with @VishBurra. The man, himself pictured here, always working and grinding. No surprise there’s a phone glued to his ear. pic.twitter.com/qrvmBjLL68
— Derek Myers (@DerekMyers) February 2, 2023