Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas appeared to dodge a question Thursday about his resignation if the House impeached him.
The house will begin a series of impeachment hearings against Mayorkas next week. When a Fox News host asked Mayorkas if he would resign if the House impeached him, the Homeland Security secretary appeared to avoid answering the question.
“I lead 260 incredibly dedicated and talented men and women at the Department of Homeland Security,” Mayorkas said. “I will continue to lead them in advancing the mission of protecting the American people.”
“That’s what we do, in the immigration space, in the cybersecurity space, in our fight against human trafficking, to save communities devastated by extreme weather events,” Mayorkas continued.
Next Wednesday, the House Homeland Security Committee will discuss how migration has impacted the Midwest. hearing a months-long review follows of the Cabinet member’s leadership on the border.
“Our investigation made clear that this crisis finds its foundation in Secretary Mayorkas’s decision-making and his refusal to enforce the laws passed by Congress, and that his failure to uphold his oath demands accountability,” said the chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, Mark Green (R). -Tenn.) said in a statement.
Last week, a caravan of immigrants of supposedly at least 6,000 people He left a city in southern Mexico heading to the United States. According to a CBS news reportCustoms and Border Protection processed 225,000 immigrants in the first 27 days of December, a record count.
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