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CanonRay

(14,167 posts)
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 08:18 PM Dec 2022

I think I'm on to something questioning George Santos' citizenship

I've been asking over and over; do we really know where this guy was born? I couldn't find a single answer to this question until now in Daily Kos. There's nothing about it in his Wikipedia page or any other article I've seen.

Here's a link https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/12/24/2143670/-Is-George-Santos-A-Citizen

Former coworkers at Dish say he told them he was born in Brazil.

There's this from Josh Marshall at TPM:

"My assumption is that Santos is a citizen. But based on my reading of the available reporting there’s no actual evidence that Santos was born in Queens or anywhere in the United States, other than Santos’s say-so, which is obviously worth less than nothing. And there’s at least some evidence – Ms. Hurdas’s recollection – that he told others he was born in Brazil."

And here's the Constitutional requirement for House of Representatives:

No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen. Art. I Section 2

So if we really don't want him seated, this is the way to go. If he was born in Brazil, was he ever naturalized? If so, when. Let's become George Santos Birthers!

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I think I'm on to something questioning George Santos' citizenship (Original Post) CanonRay Dec 2022 OP
Hmm. Foreign born, also says he's been to Russia "many times". And received cash from Wingus Dingus Dec 2022 #1
Yeah, at least this all came Cha Dec 2022 #22
If he can't present a US passport, we need to know why FakeNoose Dec 2022 #2
Hard agree! ShazzieB Dec 2022 #31
You Know If The Shoe Were On The Other Foot & Santo's Was Elected As A Dem....... global1 Dec 2022 #3
HE WOULD HAVE BEEN GONE BY NOW if he was a Democrat. 🤬 🤬 🤬 🤬 🤬 a kennedy Dec 2022 #6
And that would be a bad thing? SilasSouleII Dec 2022 #36
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Dec 2022 #7
Has anybody checked under that devolarde (sp????) name on that fake company? niyad Dec 2022 #4
And, I read he's gone by Cha Dec 2022 #26
Maybe he can produce a birth certificate? Red Mountain Dec 2022 #5
Exactly what I came to post Docreed2003 Dec 2022 #10
AND DENVERPOPS Dec 2022 #30
Yeah, the same thing Pres. Obama was asked. He needs to produce the fucking long form. TheBlackAdder Dec 2022 #37
I'd guess he was lying to coworkers to make him seem more interesting underpants Dec 2022 #8
Is there not a government agency drmeow Dec 2022 #9
That's what I can't figure out. He'd have to provide official identification and Wingus Dingus Dec 2022 #11
I had FBI background ampm Dec 2022 #15
If Santos was born in the US, provide a birth certificate LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2022 #12
when we need the truth ampm Dec 2022 #13
New York does not require reps to live in their district... reACTIONary Dec 2022 #24
Birth Cert is under audit Traildogbob Dec 2022 #14
birth cert too complicated for us to understand. BlueWaveNeverEnd Dec 2022 #16
OMG BlueSpot Dec 2022 #23
lol housecat Dec 2022 #27
Have we heard anything about his father? Did George (or whatever name he's going by at the moment) deurbano Dec 2022 #17
His parents were born in Brazil CanonRay Dec 2022 #19
Where's the process requiring validation of citizenship for candidates? live love laugh Dec 2022 #18
Used to be no one would ever think to lie CanonRay Dec 2022 #20
Sounds like another thing that needs to be adressed with legislation. ShazzieB Dec 2022 #32
This message was self-deleted by its author live love laugh Dec 2022 #38
We Need a certificate of Citizenship.. or Cha Dec 2022 #21
Good question! housecat Dec 2022 #25
Where is Orly Taitz when we need her most? ... Jarqui Dec 2022 #28
Right on! That's the thing! Why did he need to fabricate his entire life? Rhiannon12866 Dec 2022 #29
Interesting. COL Mustard Dec 2022 #33
That's what he now claims CanonRay Dec 2022 #34
I will. COL Mustard Dec 2022 #35
Also per Marshall, the coworker said he told her he was born in Brazil & went to grade school there. Native Dec 2022 #39
A certified birth certificate or naturalization certificate is absolutely relevant. dalton99a Dec 2022 #40
Sounds like a job for the FBI; they'll get on it in two or three years, I'm sure. Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2022 #41
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Dec 2022 #43
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Dec 2022 #42

Wingus Dingus

(8,059 posts)
1. Hmm. Foreign born, also says he's been to Russia "many times". And received cash from
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 08:27 PM
Dec 2022

Russian oligarch connections. This is a national security problem, right here. He needs to be prevented from taking office--he's so completely phony in all aspects he's almost a hologram. We already have Gaetz Boebert and Greene as Russian assets in Congress, they're bad enough.

FakeNoose

(33,018 posts)
2. If he can't present a US passport, we need to know why
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 08:33 PM
Dec 2022

Either he can't get one because he's not a citizen. (So he's ineligible to be a US Representative.)

Or he's got one and it's in a name other than George Santos. (That would mean he entered under a fictitious name.)

Either way, he can't be sworn in as a new Representative on Wednesday Jan. 3rd.

global1

(25,323 posts)
3. You Know If The Shoe Were On The Other Foot & Santo's Was Elected As A Dem.......
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 08:34 PM
Dec 2022

the Repugs would be relentless and be complaining non-stop to make sure this guy would never be seated in Congress.

I wonder what kind of pressure will be exerted on Santo's vote for the Speaker.

I can see him being told - we'll protect your seat - if you vote the right way for speaker.

Response to global1 (Reply #3)

niyad

(114,186 posts)
4. Has anybody checked under that devolarde (sp????) name on that fake company?
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 08:46 PM
Dec 2022

Supposedly his mother's name?

Cha

(298,334 posts)
26. And, I read he's gone by
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 10:40 PM
Dec 2022

George Devolder before.

Wiki says he's an American politician.. but that doesn't mean much now.

Red Mountain

(1,743 posts)
5. Maybe he can produce a birth certificate?
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 08:53 PM
Dec 2022

Long or short form, his choice.

Whatever the difference is. Didn't they always want Obama's long form birth certificate?

DENVERPOPS

(8,958 posts)
30. AND
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 10:54 PM
Dec 2022

Verify it isn't a forgery. he can't be trusted, he will forge one, just like he claimed to have all the other things that were found to be illegitimate........

They can verify a Live Birth in the U.S. in a ton of different ways.....but will they????????

drmeow

(5,047 posts)
9. Is there not a government agency
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 09:35 PM
Dec 2022

which checks things like this? I seem to recall that there is an agency which decides if someone is eligible to be president - although it may only do so if a candidate is challenged.

Wingus Dingus

(8,059 posts)
11. That's what I can't figure out. He'd have to provide official identification and
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 09:41 PM
Dec 2022

citizenship paperwork to some agency at some point...right? I mean, many regular jobs require background checks to get hired.

ampm

(305 posts)
15. I had FBI background
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 10:14 PM
Dec 2022

Almost all my job required an FBI and police background check so how did he not get a minimum of that

ampm

(305 posts)
13. when we need the truth
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 10:11 PM
Dec 2022

I've been asking the same question, how can he even be living in another district and voted into office

Traildogbob

(8,958 posts)
14. Birth Cert is under audit
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 10:13 PM
Dec 2022

He will release it in two weeks. It’s hundreds of pages. The likes of which we’ve never seen before.
This is all another witch hunt by libs.

deurbano

(2,896 posts)
17. Have we heard anything about his father? Did George (or whatever name he's going by at the moment)
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 10:17 PM
Dec 2022

automatically become a citizen (at birth) through his father? (Even if born in Brazil...)

CanonRay

(14,167 posts)
19. His parents were born in Brazil
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 10:19 PM
Dec 2022

from vrything I've read. Unlikely they were naturalized then had him. Depends more on here he was born.

live love laugh

(13,253 posts)
18. Where's the process requiring validation of citizenship for candidates?
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 10:17 PM
Dec 2022

Most of the problems we are experiencing are the result of failures for decades to ensure that preventive processes were in place.

This is a painful learning experience but hopefully it will bring about the necessary improvements.

ShazzieB

(16,729 posts)
32. Sounds like another thing that needs to be adressed with legislation.
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 11:09 PM
Dec 2022

Last edited Thu Dec 29, 2022, 06:22 PM - Edit history (1)

Now that we live in an era where the "honor system" no longer works (because there are so many people who have no "honor" ).

Response to ShazzieB (Reply #32)

Cha

(298,334 posts)
21. We Need a certificate of Citizenship.. or
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 10:34 PM
Dec 2022

or whatever it's called.

I think you are too.. on to something and whomever else questioned it in an earlier post on another thread.

Seems he's been here awhile.. since he's an Inveterate Liar.. who knows at this point. Deeper Investigations are forthcoming.. No Doubt.

TY!



COL Mustard

(6,021 posts)
33. Interesting.
Wed Dec 28, 2022, 11:11 PM
Dec 2022

A couple of days ago, his Wikipedia page said that he was born in Queens. Curiouser and curiouser....

Native

(5,946 posts)
39. Also per Marshall, the coworker said he told her he was born in Brazil & went to grade school there.
Thu Dec 29, 2022, 10:48 AM
Dec 2022

And those claims about his maternal gtandparents being Belgian immigrants who fled the devastation of WWII Europe???? Reports by The Foward show they were born in Brazil.

Response to Hermit-The-Prog (Reply #41)

Response to CanonRay (Original post)

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