Santos blows off campaign finance allegations: ‘Candidates do not handle money’

Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) blew off campaign finance allegations in a Sunday interview, claiming he was not involved with financial matters while he was a candidate.

“As far as all the allegations, remember how a campaign works,” Santos told CNN’s Manu Raju on “Inside Politics.” “I’m a candidate. Candidates do not handle money. Candidates do not handle finances. Candidates do not handle filings.”

“I don’t even know what the FEC filing system looks like,” Santos added, referring to the independent agency that enforces campaign finance laws and a system in which a candidate’s campaign files their finance reports on their

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