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Rep. George Santos gives out doughnuts amid calls to resign

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GOP Congressman George Santos surprised reporters with coffee and doughnuts as he returned to his office on Capitol Hill Tuesday. "Donuts and coffee for all of the hard work you guys do. Thank you so much for being here and doing your job," Santos said as he walked past to enter his office. Santos is facing multiple investigations by prosecutors over his personal and campaign finances and lies about his resume and family heritage. Since joining Congress, Santos has been swarmed by reporters in hallways of the Capitol asking about the allegations and whether he will step down from his job. Santos has previously rejected calls to resign, saying "I will not." "Today's plan, to answer your question, is to work for the American people. Legislate. That is what I got hired to do. So, you can look forward to some cool stuff coming out of this office," Santos told reporters Tuesday. Initially, Santos was seen as one of the GOP's highlights from the November midterm election. As the only openly gay Republican in Congress, he flipped a Democratic-held House seat in New York. But as reports began to emerge that Santos had lied about having Jewish ancestry, a career at top Wall Street firms and a college degree, he turned into a distraction and an embarrassment to the party as it took control of the House.

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