Mayorkas Senate impeachment trial to be delayed amid shutdown frenzy

The House is expected to delay delivering articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas by at least one week, if not longer, the Washington Examiner has learned.

The GOP-controlled House is expected to wait until after Congress has averted a partial government shutdown on Friday to hand off the two articles to the Senate, according to an aide who confirmed a Punchbowl News report.

However, that delay could go longer. A handful of federal spending bills are awaiting passage before Friday, but additional spending bills must be approved by the following Friday, March 8, when the other chunk of funding is slated to expire. Not passing any spending bills would result in a full government shutdown.

Mayorkas was impeached by the House on Feb. 13 by a vote of 214-213. The House was expected to deliver the
Read more…

Please follow and like us: