House Democrats, with the assistance of a small group of Republicans, on Monday efficiently blocked an effort led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., to question Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas in a straight up or down vote.
The closing vote tally was 209-201, with eight Republicans becoming a member of all Democrats in help of the latter get together’s movement to cease that flooring vote, and as an alternative refer the impeachment decision launched by Greene to the House Homeland Security Committee. Twenty-four members — 12 Democrats and 12 Republicans — didn’t vote on the measure.
Greene launched the decision to question Mayorkas on Thursday, which might have pressured the vote with no listening to or a committee markup that, if handed, would ship his impeachment straight to the Senate for trial.
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Mayorkas has confronted elevated requires his impeachment over the previous 12 months regarding his dealing with of the border disaster.
Under Mayorkas, migrant encounters on the southern border hit an all-time file in September with an enormous 260,000 encounters as border officers proceed struggling to deal with the big inflow, sources advised Fox News Digital.
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Fox News’ Chad Pergram and Tyler Olson contributed to this report.