Mitt Romney appears to tell Republican fabulist George Santos 'you ought to be ... trends now
Republican fantasist George Santos bagged himself one of the coveted aisle seats ahead of Tuesday's State of the Union.
From here members of Congress can grab a handshake with passing Supreme Court justices, cabinet secretaries or even the president himself.
But Santos got rather more than he bargained for. Video footage showed Sen. Mitt Romney confront the serial liar, saying what looked to be: 'You ought to be embarrassed.'
Santos, who has been caught out fabricating his college and work history as well as his status as a volleyball champion and claiming that his mother was in the World Trade Center on the day of the 9/11 attacks, looked shocked, even as he appeared to fire back.
Romney appears to repeat the same words several times to the newly elected Republican representative from New York.
Sen. Mitt Romney appeared to clash with Rep. George Santos ahead of the State of the Union. The senator appeared to say, 'You ought to be embarrassed,' to the serial fantasist
The exchange was not caught on audio, although lipreaders quickly weighed in on social media.
It happened minutes before President Joe Biden arrived in the chamber for his State of the Union address, with senators and U.S. representatives chit chatting among themselves.
And it came on the same day that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy appeared to reveal that Santos was facing an investigation.
'Ethics is moving through, and