As Rep. George Santos’ campaign tries to clean up the New York Republican’s campaign finance mess, it named a new treasurer on updated forms filed Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission.
The only problem: the individual listed – Thomas Datwyler – turned down the job earlier this week, his lawyer confirmed to DailyMail.com.
‘On Monday we informed the Santos campaign that Mr. Datwyler would not be serving as treasurer. It appears that there’s been a disconnect between that conversation and the filings today, which we did not authorize,’ said Datwyler’s lawyer Derek Ross.
According to Datwyler’s LinkedIn profile, he identifies as a ‘campaign finance compliance consultant’ and works for a Wisconsin-based firm. Datwyler’s specialty is helping candidates with their FEC forms.
On new Federal Election Commission filings for committees connected to embattled Rep. George Santos, a new treasurer is named. However, the individual’s lawyer told DailyMail.com that he turned…