Ken Jennings zings George Santos in Jeopardy! query
Jeopardy! host Ken Jennings made Rep. George Santos (R-NY) the butt of a joke throughout the present Wednesday.
Santos pleaded not responsible to 13 expenses earlier this month, together with seven counts of wire fraud, three counts of cash laundering, one rely of theft of public funds, and two counts of constructing materially false statements to the Home of Representatives. The primary-term consultant has additionally admitted to mendacity about most of his resume when operating for workplace.
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Jennings learn the query for $800 within the “current occasions” class as follows: “Subheads in a chunk on this NY Rep.: ‘Lied about the place he went to … school’; ‘Allegedly swindled a disabled vet whose canine was dying.’”
“Who’s George Santos?” contestant Mattea Roach responded.
“I don’t get to say this very a lot, however George Santos is right,” Jennings joked to a laughing viewers.
Santos narrowly averted expulsion final week. He faces a lot of calls to resign from Democratic and Republican members of the Home.
Jennings’ co-host Mayim Bialik made a present of solidarity with the Writers Guild of America throughout the Jeopardy! season finale and opted to not host throughout the remaining week. The pair have been on the trivia present since 2020. Mike Richards was additionally quickly a co-host alongside Bialik.