Marjorie Taylor Greene's bid to impeach DHS Secretary Mayorkas FAILS after 8 Republicans join with Democrats to sideline push to oust Biden's embattled immigration chief

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  • The proposal, put distant by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, had support from different constitution and mean Republicans
  • Greene worked connected nan solution pinch Rep. Tony Gonzales, a mean Republican from separator territory Texas

By Morgan Phillips, Congress Reporter For Dailymail.Com

Published: 19:42 EST, 13 November 2023 | Updated: 19:49 EST, 13 November 2023

The House voted down a connection to impeach Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas aft a mini fistful of Republicans sided pinch Democrats against nan move. 

In a 209 to 201 vote, 8 Republicans joined Democrats successful voting to mention nan impeachment solution backmost to nan Homeland Security Committee - efficaciously punting it indefinitely. 

The proposal, put distant by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, had support from different constitution and mean Republicans, proving really overmuch tides person changed for nan Homeland Security caput since nan commencement of this Congress when galore were leery of impeaching him. 

Greene worked connected nan solution pinch Rep. Tony Gonzales, a mean Republican from separator territory Texas who was hesitant of nan activity to occurrence Mayorkas earlier this year. 

'Enough is enough,' he told DailyMail.com connected Friday. 

Only 1 Cabinet secretary, Secretary of War William Belknap successful 1876, has ever been impeached, that clip complete corruption allegations. 

Homeland Security Committee Chair Mark Green is conducting his ain five-phase investigation of Mayorkas that could extremity successful an impeachment vote. He's connected shape 5 - transcribed interviews pinch DHS employees. 

The House voted down a connection to impeach Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas aft a mini fistful of Republicans sided pinch Democrats against nan move

'I support immoderate it takes to get that feline retired of office,' he told reporters erstwhile asked whether he supported Greene's resolution, but adding: 'I would really for illustration to decorativeness my investigation.'

Republicans who voted to punt Mayorkas impeachment

Patrick McHenry, R-N.C. 

Ken Buck, R-Colo.

Darrell Issa, R-Calif.

Cliff Bentz, R- Ore. 

Tom McClintock, R-Calif.

Virginia Foxx, R-N.C.

John Duarte, R-Calif.

Mike Turner, R-Ohio 

'We’ve sewage immoderate smoke, we’re looking for nan fire,' he said. 

Greene's impeachment solution accused him of failing to uphold U.S. rule to uphold operational power of nan border.  

'In his willful admittance of separator crossers, terrorists, quality traffickers, narcotics and different contraband, Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas has grounded to support operational power of nan border, thereby violating nan Secure Fence Act of 2006,' nan solution claims. 

Under nan Biden management immoderate separator agents person apprehended migrants immoderate 6.6 cardinal times, pinch millions much estimated to person evaded separator patrol. 

This is nan 3rd privileged solution Greene has introduced successful nan past fewer weeks - bypassing House activity to unit votes connected nan floor. 

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) called Greene's solution a 'reckless impeachment charade.' 

'While nan House Majority has wasted months trying to people points pinch baseless attacks, Secretary Mayorkas has been doing his occupation and moving to support Americans safe,' a DHS spokesperson said successful a statement. 

The proposal, put distant by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene , had support from different constitution and mean Republicans, proving really overmuch tides person changed for nan Homeland Security caput since nan commencement of this Congress erstwhile galore were leery of impeaching him

Last week she introduced a solution to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., that grounded aft Republicans took rumor pinch her declare that Tlaib 'incited an insurrection' by speaking astatine a ceasefire protestation connected Capitol Hill wherever astir 300 were later arrested. 

This week she changed nan connection to inciting an 'illegal occupation' - but Rep. Rich McCormick's solution to censure Tlaib for antisemitic connection came up for a ballot first and passed pinch 22 Democratic votes. 

Greene withdrew her solution soon earlier McCormick's passed. 


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