George Santos Appears To Affirm Drag Photo: ‘Sue Me For Getting A Life’

Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) appeared to notify reporters on Saturday that he experienced dressed in drag but insisted that he was never ever a drag queen.

“No, I was not a drag queen in Brazil, men. I was young and I had enjoyment at a competition. Sue me for acquiring a everyday living,” Santos informed reporters at New York’s LaGuardia Airport, in accordance to CNN.

A Brazilian drag performer recently explained to journalists that Santos, who is homosexual, performed in Brazil as a drag queen named Kitara. She furnished a image of herself with an additional individual in drag who she reported was Santos at a parade in Rio de Janeiro.

In a tweet previous 7 days, Santos said the recommendation he was a drag performer was “categorically false.”

Nonetheless, it appears Santos himself may have confirmed additional than a ten years back that he carried out in drag as a teenager in Brazil, Politico described. According to a 2011 Wikipedia entry published by a user named Anthony Devolder ― a person of Santos’ aliases ― Devolder began his “stage everyday living at age 17 as [a] homosexual evening club DRAG QUEEN.”

The embattled lawmaker is less than numerous federal and nearby-degree investigations as a tally of falsehoods about the history he sold to voters continues to mature. He has admitted to lying about his do the job working experience, heritage and education and learning and is also staying probed about alleged campaign finance violations.

Though Republicans in Congress have done minimal to punish the lawmaker more than the lies he instructed to get elected, appearances as a drag queen could result in a stir within the social gathering, whose members have been concentrating on drag artists as element of their anti-LGBTQ despise marketing campaign.

Reporters on Saturday also grilled Santos about his claim that his mom was within the Planet Trade Center’s south tower in the course of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist assaults. Information have demonstrated that she was in Brazil at the time and she died in 2016.

In accordance to CNN, Santos ignored the questions and lashed out at reporters for asking them.

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