George Santos rips into colleague Steve Womack's drug-dealing son who is ... trends now
The House GOP broke into chaotic in-fighting on Thursday over a pair of failed resolutions from Wednesday.
Womack, R-Ark., had made a joke about the Santos expulsion resolution that failed on Wednesday night.
'Last night, the House saw its shadow. Unfortunately, this means there will be two more weeks of Santos,' Womack wrote on X.
'Your son is a felon,' Santos shot back.
Embattled Rep. George Santos went after fellow Republican Rep. Steve Womack's son for his drug addiction
Womack, R-Ark., had made a joke about the Santos expulsion resolution that failed on Wednesday night
'He has been in and out of the prison system for years. He is a drug dealer, poisoning people on the streets with meth and unlawful possession of a gun. Instead of being home, taking care of your son, you're sitting pretty in the swamp. Listen, I have been respectful of my colleagues through this process but I'm sick and tired of people with glass houses casting stones at me.'
Santos linked a local news article about Womack's 37-year-old son James pleading guilty to charges that included distributing more than five grams of methamphetamine and possessing a firearm as a felon. He faces up to 40 years' imprisonment.
More Democrats voted to keep Santos than Republicans to get rid of him: 24 Republicans voted to expel Santos while 31 Democrats, including top Oversight Democrat Jamie Raskin, crossed over party lines and voted not to oust the New York Republican.
Four Republicans and 15 Democrats voted 'present' on the measure.
At the same time Reps. Chip Roy and Marjorie Taylor Greene came to blows over Greene's resolution to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.
Greene called Roy