UKTN anchor tears up Republican reasoning for not calling on George Santos to resign


UKTN’s Victor Blackwell slammed Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) with a zinger Wednesday after the Republican declined to join others in calling for Rep. George Santos (RN.Y.) to step down.

(You can watch the exchange below.)

Santos has been swam in a sea of ​​controversy over his affinity for fibbing in recent weeks. This week he denied performing in drag before and defrauding a veteran of money intended for their service dog.

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People from both sides have called for Santos to resign, but Donalds has stopped, the UKTN anchor noted.

Blackwell asked Donalds about the resignation calls against Santos from both sides of the aisle, but Donalds didn’t ask the embattled Republican to back off.

“As for the growing list of people asking for resignation, no, I didn’t join that simply because I don’t think that’s the job of another member of Congress to say or call for that,” he said. Donald’s. “I think that’s between him and his constituents. He has to deal with that individually.”

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Blackwell fired back at the GOP legislator before closing the interview.

“Well, I will say you call on President Biden to step down and 84 million people voted for him,” Blackwell said. “Congressman Byron Donalds, thank you very much.”

Donalds said Biden should step down in 2021, following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan.

(H/T Mediaite)



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