Eight Republicans joined Democrats in voting against the impeachment of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, effectively tabling the resolution to impeach him.
There were also 12 “No Votes” from both parties.
Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO)Rep. John Duarte (R-CA)Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA)Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH)Rep. Cliff Bentz (R-OR)Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC)Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA)
Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene passionately called for Mayorkas’ impeachment, citing the open border and American deaths. (Trending: Photos Released Of Cocaine Found In White House)
She urged Republicans to vote against tabling the motion.
“Our border is wide open and Americans are dying everyday. It’s time for Congress to hold the Biden administration accountable,” wrote the Georgia Republican.
🚨Marjorie Taylor Greene’s impeachment resolution of Mayorkas has been referred back to the Homeland Security Committee.
8 Republicans voted with Democrats for this referral
Did not vote:12 Republicans 12 Democrats
The 8 Republicans who voted with the Democrats:
— ❣️Anne❣️ (@USA_Anne711) November 14, 2023
“It’s time to IMPEACH Mayorkas,” added Greene.
“Tonight, the House will vote on the Democrat motion to table (kill) my articles of impeachment against Mayorkas,” she explained.
Greene insisted that “Every Republican should stand strong and vote AGAINST the motion.”
HERE are the #EIGHTREPUBLICANS who put their stamp of approval on the Biden Border Crisis by refusing to vote for DHS Secretary Mayorkas’ impeachment:
– Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) – Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) – Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) – Rep. John… pic.twitter.com/PpsiNAni1P
— Kyle Becker (@kylenabecker) November 14, 2023
“A vote to table is a vote with Democrats to protect Mayorkas and against impeachment,” she warned.
The failure to secure enough Republican votes is seen as a lack of confidence in addressing the Biden border crisis, with concerns about potential impact on the 2024 elections.
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