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Wed Nov 23, 2022, 01:58 PM

What's really behind Kevin McCarthy's push to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

As Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) struggles to achieve detente between the fractious wings of his caucus, the House minority leader and aspiring speaker visited El Paso, Texas, this week to offer a glimpse of what to expect from the incoming Republican congressional majority he hopes to lead: aggressive action against the Biden administration's immigration policies and in particular, against Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

"His actions have produced the great wave of illegal immigration in recorded history," McCarthy said during a press conference along the U.S.-Mexico border on Tuesday. "This is why today I am calling on the secretary to resign."

"If Secretary Mayorkas does not resign, House Republicans will investigate every order, every action, and every failure, to determine whether we can begin an impeachment inquiry," he added.

While McCarthy had already telegraphed the GOP's renewed focus on immigration in the lead-up to the midterm elections, Tuesday's threat of potential impeachment for Mayorkas is a significant and pointed escalation in the Republicans' broader push to restrict migration across the southern border. It represents a punitive action aimed at the Biden administration, rather than simply a legislative proposal to address immigration as a whole.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/whats-really-behind-kevin-mccarthys-174601162.html

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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Wednesday OP
jimfields33 Wednesday #1
rampartc Wednesday #2
GreenWave Wednesday #3
fleabiscuit Wednesday #4
Behind the Aegis Wednesday #5
JohnSJ Wednesday #6
republianmushroom Wednesday #7
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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2022, 02:06 PM

1. The border. That's pretty much it.

Seems like a waste of time with the Senate safe in our hands.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2022, 02:18 PM

2. i do expect the secretary to cooperate

and to provide any documents they request.

i think that we are following the law at the border, but if not, we should follow the law to the letter or request whatever $billions that might require.

democrats should be calling witnesses on changes that would make the process smoother and prioritizing enforcement of laws against employers of undocumented labor.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2022, 02:39 PM

3. Speak truth to the press after each witch hunt.. meeting

The "greatest" wave of illegal immigration was called the Oklahoma Land Rush.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2022, 03:04 PM

4. Republicans don't know how to govern. n/t

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2022, 04:50 PM

5. Yes, what is "really" behind this move.

Hmm....

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 23, 2022, 07:43 PM

6. Exactly, but they don't want to say

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2022, 08:02 PM

7. trying to solidify his position with the republicans and show how red he is.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2022, 05:51 AM

8. performing for the cult

that is all repukes do

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