Marjorie Taylor Greene tries force ANOTHER vote to impeach Alejandro Mayorkas - and says she's 'frustrated' with Speaker Mike Johnson because he has only passed 'Biden's budget'

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  • It's nan free-wheeling firebrand Republican's 2nd effort successful a matter of weeks astatine ousting nan secretary 
  • Said she hasn't heard from Speaker Johnson connected her effort to impeach Mayorkas: 'I cognize speaker McCarthy would person talked to maine astir [it]'

By Morgan Phillips, Congress Reporter For Dailymail.Com

Published: 16:15 EST, 29 November 2023 | Updated: 16:58 EST, 29 November 2023

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is forcing different ballot connected impeaching Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas. 

It's nan free-wheeling firebrand Republican's 2nd effort successful a matter of weeks astatine ousting nan secretary. The past 1 grounded erstwhile 8 Republicans joined Democrats successful voting against it. 

The privileged resolution, which must beryllium voted connected wrong 2 days, comes arsenic nan House is wrestling pinch a ballot connected expelling Rep. George Santos from Congress and has not yet scheduled immoderate votes connected appropriations bills which must walk by early adjacent year. 

Greene told reporters she has not spoken to Speaker Mike Johnson astir nan resolution, but plans to support forcing a ballot connected ousting Mayokas complete and complete until it passes. 

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is forcing different ballot connected impeaching Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas

'It would person been thing that I cognize Speaker McCarthy would person talked to maine about,' Greene said. 'But I haven't heard from Speaker Johnson astatine all.' 

The activity to impeach Mayorkas mislaid steam erstwhile nan House GOP began its efforts to impeach President Joe Biden. But Greene said she believed nan House could impeach both. 

'I deliberation we tin do thing if we really sewage to work,' she said. 'The problem is Republicans present don't bespeak their voters astatine all.' 

And while astir Republicans person shied distant from criticizing Johnson 1 period into his speakership, Greene openly voiced her frustration. 

'At this point, yes, I'm frustrated. The only point he's done is passed Joe Biden's budget,' she said, referring to nan continuing solution (CR) that punted nan authorities backing deadline into nan caller twelvemonth and kept spending astatine 2023 levels. 

'We're connected nan verge of apparently expelling a Republican personnel of Congress, but we can't impeach Mayorkas. We can't impeach Joe Biden. We can't extremity Jack Smith's governmental persecution of President Trump.' 

Greene addressed nan 8 Republicans who killed her solution past time: 'The 8 Republicans that voted pinch nan Democrats claimed that they wanted it to travel due House process and spell done nan committee. But my articles of impeachment person been sitting successful committee for complete six months, and they've been fundamentally sitting location collecting dust, not being picked up.'

Greene's impeachment solution accuses Mayorkas of failing to uphold U.S. rule to support operational power of nan border. 

A DHS spokesperson called nan caller impeachment effort a 'baseless attack' that is wholly without merit.' 

'Policy differences are not grounds for impeachment,' nan spokesperson besides said, noting Mayorkas has testified earlier Congress much than immoderate different secretary.  

The activity to impeach Mayorkas, above, mislaid steam erstwhile nan House GOP began its efforts to impeach President Joe Biden. But Greene said she believed nan House could impeach both.

And while astir Republicans person shied distant from criticizing Johnson 1 period into his speakership, Greene openly voiced her frustration. 'At this point, yes, I'm frustrated. The only point he's done is passed Joe Biden's budget'

'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. 

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

Greene's impeachment solution accused him of failing to uphold U.S. rule to support 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 administration, separator agents person apprehended migrants much than 6.6 cardinal times, pinch millions much estimated to person evaded separator patrol.