Update:Congressman LaMalfa’s office responded to lassennews.com’s request Sunday, Dec. 3. Click here to see his statement.
Lassen County’s District 1 Congressman Doug LaMalfa’s office did not respond to a lassennews.com request for comment regarding his nay vote on the expulsion of Representative George Santos earlier this morning.
Despite LaMalfa’s nay vote, 105 Republicans voted to expel Santos in the third vote on Santos’ expulsion. The final, bipartisan vote was 311-114.
Santos faces numerous criminal charges and allegations he lied to the voters as he sought election to the House of Representatives from New York state. He pleaded not guilty to fraud charges in late October.
lassennews.com will continue to seek comment from LaMalfa’s office to allow the congressman to comment on his vote for his constituents here in Susanville and Lassen County.