Border blues: House sets date to advance Mayorkas impeachment

A key House committee will move forward with its impeachment efforts against Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, with lawmakers set to mark up articles of impeachment against the Biden administration official later this month.

The Homeland Security Committee will meet on Jan. 30 to debate the charges before voting on whether to advance the articles of impeachment to the full House for a vote. It’s not yet clear how quickly those articles would be brought to the floor for consideration, but it’s likely lawmakers will push for a vote as early as next month.

“This Committee has conducted extensive oversight and passed historic legislation to secure the border,” Committee Chairman Mark Green (R-TN) said in a statement. “However, the final remedy for dealing directly with Secretary Mayorkas’ willful and systemic disregard for the rule
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