Posted 64 days ago
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) attempt to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas for the failure in dealing with the border crisis would not likely succeed, according to an immigration expert.
On Nov. 22, McCarthy said that the House of Representatives would start impeachment procedures against Mayorkas when the 118th Congress convenes on Jan. 3. McCarthy is expected to succeed Democrat Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House. Talking to reporters at El Paso, McCarthy asked for Mayorkas’s resignation. “If Secretary Mayorkas was in charge of a private company, he would have been fired by now. The American public deserves more and expects better. Enough is enough,” he said.
In an interview with NTD’s “Capitol Report” program, Todd Bensman from the Center for Immigration Studies pointed out that the Biden administration’s policies on the border continue to remain the same.
As such, even if Mayorkas were to resign, step down, or get impeached, it might not resolve the border issue. Mayorkas would get replaced by “Mayorkas 2.0 or a sequel” who might be even worse.
“If the president is perfectly fine with having a wide open border where everybody and anybody who comes near it gets across and into the interior legally with no threat whatsoever of deportation … what’s the point?”
Prior to revealing the GOP’s plans for Mayorkas, McCarthy pointed out that 300 Americans die every day due to illegal drugs that flow into the country via the southern border. Yet, Mayorakas “does nothing” and “continues to lie to the American people” about the situation of border security.... (Read more)