Political and Legislative

House Panel Advances Effort to Impeach DHS Secretary Mayorkas

Republicans early Wednesday forwarded a resolution to boot Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas from his post over the objection of Democrats who say the GOP has failed to meet the bar for impeachment.

The strict party-line vote, after an all-day markup that stretched past midnight, cements the GOP’s plans to ignite the second impeachment of a cabinet official in U.S. history, with a pledge from Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) to swiftly bring the resolution to floor as soon as possible.

In pitching the articles, Republicans faulted Mayorkas for failing to detain all migrants crossing the border – a standard no administration has met – accused him of being personally responsible for fentanyl deaths, and attacked him as being the type of leader the framers had in mind in crafting the impeachment process.

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