Representative George Santos of New York is expected on Friday to plead not guilty to 10 new felony counts and to be given a trial date of sometime next spring.
But a far more immediate judgment day appears to be looming.
Representative Anthony D’Esposito, a Republican who represents a neighboring Long Island district, formally introduced a resolution on Thursday to expel Mr. Santos from office, an effort that could come to the floor as early as next week.
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The attempt faces an uncertain fate in Congress. To expel Mr. Santos requires a two-thirds majority; for that to happen, every Democrat would have to vote to expel and dozens of Republicans would have to turn on their colleague.
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