George Santos has been expelled from Congress. USC experts available for comment
In a historic vote Friday morning, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to expel George Santos (R-NY) from Congress over ethics and campaign finance violations. The historic vote makes Santos just the sixth lawmaker and first Republican to be expelled from the House in U.S. history.
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Kamy Akhavan is an expert in political polarization and the executive director of the Center for the Political Future at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
Christina Bellantoni is a Pulitzer prize-winning expert in political journalism and a professor of professional practice, the director of USC Annenberg’s Media Center and the Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy faculty fellow.
Fred Cook is a an expert in public relations, digital media, ethics and leadership. In 2021, he authored the Global Communication Report: Politics and Purpose. In the past, he has analyzed Santos’ social media content, offering valuable insights into the politician’s broader “brand.”
Christian Grose is an expert in American government, political institutions; political representation; the politics of the policy-making process; electoral behavior and campaigns; race, ethnicity, and politics. He is a professor of political science and public policy at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and the academic director of the the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy at the USC Price School of Public Policy.
Jeffrey Jenkins is an expert in American political institutions and development, Congress, political parties, lawmaking, separation-of-powers and political economy. He is provost professor of public policy, political science, and law at the USC Price School of Public Policy.
Mike Murphy is the co-director of the Center for the Political Future at USC and a Republican strategist. He is an expert in political strategy and media, having handled strategy and advertising for more than 26 successful gubernatorial and senatorial campaigns.