The U.S. Home of Representatives is poised to solid a historic vote on the impeachment of Homeland Safety Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday.
The Home Guidelines Committee voted 8-4 late Monday evening to advance the impeachment case towards Alejandro Mayorkas to the Home flooring for a full vote.
The decision, H. Res. 863, accuses Secretary Mayorkas of excessive crimes and misdemeanors, setting the stage for a contentious vote within the Home of Representatives.
Secretary Mayorkas, who has been on the middle of the immigration debate, faces a full Home vote on Tuesday.
Nevertheless, the impeachment drive has hit an sudden snag as two RINOs, Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) and Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA), have declared their intentions to vote towards the decision. Republicans have a razor-thin three-vote majority within the Home.
Rep. McClintock, who represents California, has declared his stance towards impeachment, echoing Rep. Buck’s sentiments and additional complicating the Republican majority’s efforts.
“The one method to cease the border invasion is to switch the Biden administration on the poll field. Swapping one leftist for an additional is a fantasy, solves nothing, excuses Biden’s culpability, and unconstitutionally expands impeachment that sometime will chew Republicans,” McClintock wrote on X.
The one method to cease the border invasion is to switch the Biden administration on the poll field. Swapping one leftist for an additional is a fantasy, solves nothing, excuses Biden’s culpability, and unconstitutionally expands impeachment that sometime will chew Republicans.
— Tom McClintock (@RepMcClintock) February 6, 2024
McClintock claimed that Mayorkas didn’t commit an impeachable crime.
“The Homeland Safety Committee has reported two articles of impeachment towards Secretary of Homeland Safety Alejandro Mayorkas:
“Willful and Systemic Refusal to Adjust to the Legislation,” and “Breach of Public Belief.”
The articles precisely summarize the big financial and social harm the Administration’s border insurance policies have finished to the American individuals. They make a compelling case that this coverage is deliberate and that the administration callously disregards the hurt it’s doing.
They present that the administration’s coverage is the results of its reversing the profitable insurance policies of the Trump administration. They’re unassailable in displaying that the nation’s immigration legal guidelines are intentionally being minimized by poor enforcement.
The issue is that they fail to establish an impeachable crime that Mayorkas has dedicated. In impact, they stretch and deform the Structure so as to maintain the administration accountable for stretching and distorting the regulation.”
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene criticized McClintock’s place through Twitter, accusing him of neglecting the need of the American individuals and failing to uphold his workplace’s duties, urging him to “develop some braveness and skim the room. The room is our nation.”
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (@RepMTG) reacts to Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) not supporting Mayorkas impeachment: “Clearly he’s not listening to the American individuals. He’s failing his oath of workplace…He must develop some braveness and skim the room. The room is our nation.” pic.twitter.com/thWmCYYqSH
— CSPAN (@cspan) February 6, 2024
Rep. Ken Buck, in an interview with MSNBC, firmly stated his decision to not help impeachment.
“I’m not altering my thoughts. I’ve met with Chairman Inexperienced from the Homeland Safety Committee. I’ve met with the employees. I’ve talked to exterior constitutional specialists. I’ve talked to former members of Congress about what this could imply for Congress. I imagine I’ve finished my due diligence, and I’m standing agency at this level on this. If there’s some new proof, I’m pleased to have a look at it, however I don’t imagine there shall be,” Ken Buck mentioned.