Alejandro Mayorkas Impeached by House Republicans

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Published on February 14, 2024 - Duration: 01:31s

Alejandro Mayorkas Impeached by House Republicans

Alejandro Mayorkas Impeached , by House Republicans.

The Homeland Security secretary has been impeached for "willful and systemic refusal to comply with the law" when it comes to the enforcement of border policy, NPR reports.

Mayorkas was impeached by a House vote of 214-213.

Three Republicans sided with all Democrats against impeachment.

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A cabinet member has not been impeached since William Belknap in 1876.

A cabinet member has not been impeached since William Belknap in 1876.

It is not likely that the Senate will convict Mayorkas or that he will be removed from his position, NPR reports.

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DHS spokesperson Mia Ehrenberg said that the impeachment was conducted "without a shred of evidence or legitimate constitutional grounds.".

House Republicans will be remembered by history for trampling on the Constitution for political gain rather than working to solve the serious challenges at our border, DHS spokesperson Mia Ehrenberg, via statement.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called the impeachment "a new low for House Republicans.".

This sham impeachment effort is another embarrassment for House Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via statement.

The one and only reason for this impeachment is for Speaker Johnson to further appease Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via statement.

President Biden also condemned the impeachment.

History will not look kindly on House Republicans for their blatant act of unconstitutional partisanship that has targeted an honorable public servant in order to play petty political games, President Joe Biden, via statement


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