House Republicans Impeach Mayorkas, Here Are The 3 Who Voted 'Nay' - EVOL

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas became the first Cabinet secretary to be impeached since the 1870s when House Republicans passed the measure on Tuesday with a vote of 214 to 213.

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) touted the accomplishment following the historic vote.

My statement on the House voting to impeach Secretary Mayorkas: pic.twitter.com/CwNdm4XQkU

— Speaker Mike Johnson (@SpeakerJohnson) February 14, 2024

According to The Hill:

“Alejandro Mayorkas deserves to be impeached, and Congress has a constitutional obligation to do so,” Johnson said in a statement after the vote.

Johnson had to contend with a razor-thin majority, a vote in New York Tuesday night that could narrow that majority even further, and a storm that threatened to keep Republicans from the Capitol.

The vote was made possible only by the return of House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.), who missed last week’s vote while undergoing treatment for blood cancer. Republican leadership brought the vote to the floor last Tuesday thinking they had enough members to clinch a win, only to be surprised by the return of Rep. Al Green (D-Texas), who left the hospital bed where he was recovering from surgery to cast his “no” vote in

SHARE THIS:

READ MORE >>>

Subscribe to Our Free Newsletter

VIEW MORE NEWS