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In stunning defeat, House Republicans fail to impeach DHS Secretary Mayorkas over border

February 7, 2024
The United States Capitol Rotunda

In a stunning defeat, a Republican-led push to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas failed on Tuesday. The final vote was 214-216. Four Republicans defected and joined all Democrats present in opposing the measure. For a moment, the vote was tied at 215-215 before another Republican switched to vote against. Speaker Mike Johnson announced the resolution had failed, to cheers from Democrats in the chamber.

Article Source: ABC News

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