Michael Gold is a reporter covering transit and politics in New York. He previously covered breaking news on the Metro desk.
The move by Mr. Santos allows him to continue fund-raising as a prospective candidate and to spend campaign funds.
By Michael Gold
The former roommate, who pleaded guilty in 2017 and was deported, sent an affidavit to federal authorities accusing Mr. Santos of running a card-skimming operation.
By Michael Gold and Grace Ashford
The House Ethics Committee unanimously voted to authorize an investigation into whether Mr. Santos broke various laws or engaged in sexual misconduct.
A letter to ethics watchdogs in the House of Representatives questioned if Mr. Santos’s seven-year marriage was a scheme to aid a woman’s immigration bid.
By Grace Ashford, Miriam Jordan and Michael Gold
Mr. Santos was able to get a criminal theft charge in Pennsylvania dismissed, after he told the police that someone had stolen his checkbook.
By Grace Ashford and Michael Gold
Michael Weinstock, a Democrat who once ran for Mr. Santos’s district, said he wanted to raise attention to health issues of 9/11 rescue workers like himself.
Several people questioned the way Mr. Santos’s charity, Friends of Pets United, handled funds that were raised to benefit the animals.
The complaint was made by a man seeking work as a House aide, whose bid for a job was rejected because he faced criminal wiretapping charges in Ohio.
Nancy Marks’s resignation puts further pressure on Mr. Santos, whose campaign finances have already attracted attention from law enforcement agencies.
The decision was the first concession by Representative George Santos, Republican of New York, who has admitted to faking parts of his résumé and is facing multiple investigations.
By Annie Karni and Karoun Demirjian