U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) has vowed to renew her efforts to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas after just seven Republicans joined with Democrats to kill a previous impeachment effort.
On Monday, eight House Republicans joined Democrats to vote against the MTG-introduced effort to impeach Mayorkas. An additional 12 Republicans missed the vote while an equal number of Democrats did the same.
Prior to the ill-fated vote, MTG cited the collapse of the southern border as the primary rationale for bringing impeachment articles forward.
“Rather than adhering to an oath he took to defend and secure our country and uphold the Constitution, Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas has engaged in a pattern of conduct that is incompatible with the laws of the United States. Since assuming office, he has allowed approximately 10 million illegal border crossers to invade our country, 1.8 million of whom are known got aways and have evaded U.S. authorities,” she said.
“Because of his open border policies, he’s allowed more than 280 people on terrorist watch lists to be caught while attempting to cross the border between ports of entry…
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