The controversy surrounding Rep.-elect George Santos’, R-N.Y., lies about his résumé on the campaign trail has brought renewed attention to President Biden’s long history of fabrications, including embellishments about his college career that helped derail his 1988 presidential campaign.
Santos, who defeated Robert Zimmerman in the November general election, had falsely claimed he graduated from Baruch College and worked for Goldman Sachs and Citibank. After an investigation by the New York Times revealed major portions of his biography were fabricated, Santos’ purported employers confirmed to Fox News that he never worked for them, and Baruch College said he never attended there.
Santos admitted he lied in an interview Monday with the New York Post.
“I am not a criminal,” he said. “I’m embarrassed, and sorry for having embellished my résumé. Read more…