Analysis: GOP Impeachment Effort Against Homeland Security’s Alejandro Mayorkas Falls Flat, Exposing Misconceptions On Migrants And Fentanyl



A House GOP effort to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas failed last week as three Republicans joined Democrats in voting against what would have been the second-ever impeachment move against a Cabinet member.

Some outlets called that vote a “stunning loss” for the GOP, while NBC pointed out that Rep. Al Green (D-TX) showed up to vote in a hospital gown and no socks, having just had surgery.

What’s It All About?

The GOP is gunning for Mayorkas for not being strict enough on border security and refusing to “comply with the law” as they assert that he violated immigration laws by failing to detain a sufficient number of migrants.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) spiced things up at the debate when she spoke of an “invasion” at the border while painting migrants as fentanyl smugglers and holding Mayorkas personally responsible for the thousands of fentanyl deaths and overdoses gripping the …

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