Articles of Impeachment Filed Against DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

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Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas recently called for expediting citizenship for illegal immigrants. DHS also told U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) managers they couldn’t publish weekly updates about immigration incursions and apprehensions on social media without agency permission. And Mayorkas is also now known for propping up the lie that border patrol agents whipped Haitian immigrants when he knew it wasn’t true.

Between those things and the crush of illegal immigrants at the border, combined with the increase in human and drug trafficking, crime, and the pressure on border towns to manage the new arrivals, Republican Congressman Pat Fallon of Texas has had enough.

Now that the GOP is in charge of the House, Fallon has filed for Mayorkas’ impeachment. The Hill notes that Fallon filed the paperwork on the third of this month and officially filed the articles of impeachment Monday. Fellow Texan Michael McCaul has urged caution and suggested that the GOP build a stronger case before impeaching Mayorkas. But he did concur that Mayorkas had been “derelict in his responsibilities.” For his part, Fallon told Fox News

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