Mayorkas narrowly escapes impeachment vote due to 3 House Republicans

Mayorkas narrowly escapes impeachment vote due to 3 House Republicans


A 214-216 vote shut down the impeachment process for Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, as least for the time being. Three House Republicans broke ranks and voted against the measure to impeach Mayorkas over his handling of the border crisis and migrant influx. Republicans accused Mayorkas of having “refused to comply with Federal immigration laws” and of having violated “public trust.”

The vote was a dramatic event Tuesday; while the House voted mostly along party lines, with Democrats remaining united against the measure, three Republicans voted against it, with another lawmaker switching his vote at the last minute to allow for the resolution to be brought back to the floor, reports Fox News.

Those who voted no were Reps. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., Ken

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