Republicans Unable To Impeach Biden’s Border Chief?

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( – On Thursday, the White House argued that the House Republicans push for impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was unconstitutional.

Ian Sams, the White House oversight spokesperson stated in a memo that the Republican attempts to use Mayorkas as a “scapegoat” were a “stunt” and that he had shown clear “disregard for the Constitution.”

Sams further pointed out that on Jan. 10, 24 legal experts had written a letter in which they expressed that an impeachment against Mayorkas was unconstitutional. He specifically cited Jonathan Turley, a legal scholar who had written in a recent op-ed that the Republicans did not have the necessary support to boot Mayorkas. He further pointed out that Frank Bowman, a law scholar and professor at the University of Missouri, had testified last week before the House Homeland Security Committee and had claimed that pursuing impeachment because of a policy disagreement went against constitutional understanding.

He further pointed out that across the political spectrum, all legal experts agree that the House GOP did not meet the requirements under the law or the Constitution to pursue impeachment. Sams proceeded to say that it was time for the Republicans to drop their impeachment attempts and instead collaborate with President Biden to come up with solutions to the serious issues that they were facing.

On Wednesday, the House started the impeachment hearings series into Mayorkas.

The Hill reported that an internal Republican memo noted that the Republicans had committed to the timeline and that by the end of the month, the House Homeland Security Committee would mark up an impeachment resolution against Mayorkas.

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