LEADERS: Alejandro Mayorkas (LEADERS Problems, Issues)
LEADER SECTION Problems, Concerns Joe Biden Biden Impeachment Kamala Harris Lloyd Austin Denis McDonough Mark Milley Jackson, Ronny Ilhan Omar Alexandria O-Cortez Anthony Fauci Letitia James Mayorkas, Alejandro o a Mayorkas o b Mayorkas Links Mike Pompeo Ben Ray Luján Michelle Lujan-Grisham Hector Balderas Barack Obama Nancy Pelosi See Also Government Leaders in Border States Measures for USA Catholic Connection Joe Biden Kamala Harris Nancy Pelosi Denis McDonough Anthony Fauci Mark Milley ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- START HERE Grassley See more Grassley under Complaints 2021/01/28 Grassley Remarks On Opposing Mayorkas Nomination https://www.grassley.senate.gov/news/remarks/grassley-remarks-on-opposing-mayorkas-nomination Hot Air 2020/12/16 CNN: Biden's pick at DHS has more alleged corruption to explain than just Clinton pardon. By Ed Morrissey https://hotair.com/ed-morrissey/2020/12/16/cnn-bidens-pick-dhs-alleged-corruption-explain-just-clinton-pardon- n377789 Numbers USA [also found in Background below] 2021/01/20 Who is Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden's Troubling Pick to Lead DHS https://www.numbersusa.org/news/mayorkas Excerpts and Summaries: “architect of the disastrous Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Executive Order. DACA” - 2012 Chinese green card “thing” - 2015: “In 2015, Mayorkas was the subject of a scathing inspector general report that found he had intervened to help foreign investors in the EB-5 visa program get connected to top members of the Democratic Party. May have a history of supporting rich Democrats; Lockheed Martin case connection; ie, Big Business Republicans have a history of trying to push back or stop him CIS Impeachment Resolution Introduced Against DHS Secretary Mayorkas His replacement likely wouldn’t do anything differently, but the impeachment process might be worth the effort https://cis.org/Arthur/Impeachment-Resolution-Introduced-Against-DHS-Secretary-Mayorkas BACKGROUND Some background on him can be found here: https://www.numbersusa.com/news/mayorkas COMMENTS Comments: Why might Mayorkas not be loyal to the United States and to American border protection? CORRUPTION - REAL OR ALLEGED Hot Air [PF Note: also in Start Here above] 2020/12/16 CNN: Biden's pick at DHS has more alleged corruption to explain than just Clinton pardon. By Ed Morrissey https://hotair.com/ed-morrissey/2020/12/16/cnn-bidens-pick-dhs-alleged-corruption-explain-just-clinton-pardon- n377789 New York Post 2021/09/26 Alejandro Mayorkas’ 7 border lies https://nypost.com/2021/09/26/alejandro-mayorkas-7-border-lies/ CASES https://www.azag.gov/criminal/border-security/actions In order to protect Arizona communities, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has filed three lawsuits against the Biden Administration and its federal partners since January 2021 related to their immigration policies. 2021/07 PRACTICE ALERT: SANCHEZ V. MAYORKAS TPS and Adjustment after after the Supreme Court’s Decision https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/resources/tps_and_aos_after_supreme_court_decision-july_2021_final.pdf Arizona vs. Mayorkas https://fedsoc.org/case/arizona-v-mayorkas COMPLAINTS Some on Mayorkas, Some on Biden 2023 On Migrant Parole CNS News 2023/01/20 Republicans Challenge Mayorkas: New DHS Migrant Parole Program Is Backdoor Amnesty https://cnsnews.com/article/washington/susan-jones/republicans-challenge-mayorkas-new-dhs-migrant- parole-program 2022 46 House Republicans - Mayorkas WCSI News (John Clark Director) 2022/02/11 46 House Republicans call on Mayorkas to resign over ‘complete failure’ to lead DHS https://1010wcsi.com/fox-politics/46-house-republicans-call-on-mayorkas-to-resign-over-complete-failure-to-lead- dhs/ ARIZONA-COMPLAINTS Biggs, Andy Rep Arizona U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Arizona introduced impeachment of Mayorkas https://headlineusa.com/sheriffs-associations-oppose-bidens-nomination-to-head-border-patrol/ Brnovich, Mark recent former AG Arizona Fox 2022/07/07Arizona AG Brnovich urges Gov. Ducey to declare border crisis an ‘invasion’ Officials in Texas and Arizona have pushed for an 'invasion' declaration Adam ShawBy Adam Shaw | Fox News https://www.foxnews.com/politics/arizona-ag-brnovich-urges-gov-ducey-declare-border-crisis-invasion 2021/08/16 BORDER SECURITY Adam Shaw Arizona AG calls on Biden to replace Mayorkas as GOP pressure over border numbers grows Mayorkas announced last week that there were 212,000 migrant encounters in July https://www.foxnews.com/politics/arizona-ag-biden-replace-mayorkas-border-numbers Doug Ducey asked Mayorkas to resign, Arizona Governor 2021/08/16 over the southern border crisis. https://heartlandernews.com/2021/08/16/congressmen-double-down-on-calls-to-impeach-mayorkas/ Comer, James Chair Oversight Committee; House Oversight Committee Breitbart 202301/19 Chairman James Comer (R-KY) announced Thursday the committee will hold a hearing on the policies that have “ignited” the Biden border crisis. Comer said in a written statement: President Biden’s radical open borders agenda has ignited the worst border crisis in American history. The Biden Administration’s deliberate actions are fueling human smuggling, stimulating drug cartel operations, enabling deadly drugs such as fentanyl to flow into American communities, and encouraging illegal immigrants to flout U.S. immigration laws. Republicans will hold the Biden Administration accountable for this ongoing humanitarian, national security, and public health crisis that has turned every town into a border town. [Emphasis added]The hearing, which will commence the week of February 6, could include border patrol agents [list follows in article] https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2023/01/19/house-republican-oversight-chairman-james-comer-announces- hearing-on-worst-border-crisis-in-american-history/ Arkansas Cotton, Tom Senator Arkansas https://www.cotton.senate.gov/about Excerpt: Tom grew up on his family’s cattle farm in Yell County. He graduated from Dardanelle High School, Harvard, and Harvard Law School. After a clerkship with the U.S. Court of Appeals and private law practice, Tom left the law because of the September 11th attacks. Tom served nearly five years on active duty in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer. Tom served in Iraq with the 101st Airborne and in Afghanistan with a Provincial Reconstruction Team. Between his two combat tours, Tom served with The Old Guard at Arlington National Cemetery. Tom’s military decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, and Ranger Tab. Fox 2022/04/28 Sen. Cotton slams Biden, Mayorkas: They think borders 'should never be enforced' Cotton responds on 'America's Newsroom' to DHS secretary claiming border is being managed effectively https://www.foxnews.com/media/tom-cotton-border-biden-mayorkas Forbes 2021/11/20 'Oh, Really?': Tom Cotton Mocks Mayorkas' Claim About US Sovereignty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-KU34L3T84 The Hill 2021/11/16 'How Is It Inaccurate?' Cotton Blasts Mayorkas Over $450,000 Payments To Undocumented Migrants https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpDnYiKG_lI Iowa Grassley, Chuck Senator Iowa Grassley Senate gov 2021/01/28 Grassley Remarks On Opposing Mayorkas Nomination https://www.grassley.senate.gov/news/remarks/grassley-remarks-on-opposing-mayorkas-nomination The Hill 2021/11/16 Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) pressed DHS Secretary Mayorkas during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to examine oversight of the department. 2021/11/16 Grassley Presses Mayorkas Over Reported Payments To Separated Migrant Families https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DylZwCrW4sQ Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) pressed DHS Secretary Mayorkas during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to examine oversight of the department. 2021/11/01 Grassley Details Letter Sent To Mayorkas Over Attacks On Agriculture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1vSpTI8mCA On the Senate floor on Monday, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) complained that Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas didn't answer a letter on cyber attacks on the agriculture industry. 'What Are You Going To Do?': Grassley Slams Continued Border Crossings At Mayorkas Hearing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_Z_f4X1Vq8 Johnson, Mike Representative, Republican, News Max Rep. Mike Johnson to Newsmax: Mayorkas 'Evasive Witness' in Hearings https://www.newsmax.com/politics/mike-johnson-mayorkas-hearings-immigration/2022/04/29/id/1067802/ Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas was a "very evasive witness" and offered "non-answers" to lawmakers' vital questions during his three days of testimony about the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, Rep. Mike Johnson said on Newsmax on Friday. "We were not satisfied at all," the Louisiana Republican, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, told Newsmax's "Wake Up America." "Remember, he used to be a litigator. He was the U.S. attorney, so he knows how to dodge a question, and he did it very adeptly." Even if Mayorkas engaged with a lawmaker who was asking tough questions, he tried to run out the clock, Johnson added. Oklahoma Lankford, Jim Oklahoma, Senator, Republican, Notably, however, in Senate testimony that same week, the secretary told Sen. Jim Lankford (R-Okla.) that “this country has never had operational control” of its borders. https://cis.org/Arthur/Impeachment-Resolution-Introduced-Against-DHS-Secretary-Mayorkas Texas 2021 Texas Rep Chip Roy repeatedly called for his impeachment. see above-Heartlander on Mayorkas McCarthy Axios 2022/11/22 McCarthy threatens potential Mayorkas “impeachment inquiry” https://www.axios.com/2022/11/23/mccarthy-threatens-potential-mayorkas-impeachment-inquiry McConnell, Mitch Senate Minority Leader New York Post 2021/02/02 McConnell blasts Biden Homeland pick Mayorkas for ‘major ethics issues’. Ebony Bowden https://nypost.com/2021/02/02/mcconnell-blasts-biden-pick-mayorkas-for-major-ethics-issues/ 2021 All SIdes 2021/08/31 Mayorkas called border crisis 'unsustainable,’ but swift response is lacking https://www.allsides.com/news/2021-08-31-1207/mayorkas-called-border-crisis-unsustainable-swift-response- lacking KXAN 2021/08/12 South Texas leaders press DHS Secretary Mayorkas to ‘stop the flow’ of asylum-seekers BORDER REPORT. By Sandra San 'This is urgent. We need immediate action," Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez said https://www.kxan.com/border-report/south-texas-leaders-press-dhs-secretary-mayorkas-to-stop-the-flow-of- asylum-seekers/ May 2021 Truth News Net 2021/05/18 Why is President Biden Purposely Flooding the Nation with Illegal Aliens? By Dan Newman https //truthnewsnet org/why-is-president-biden-purposely-flooding-the-nation-with-illegal-aliens/ Excerpt: “We have a three-pronged approach,” Biden’s border chief, Alejandro Mayorkas, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), told a Senate hearing on May 13. “Address the root causes [of migration], to build legal pathways [into the U.S.], and to advocate more with the hope that Congress will pass immigration reform,” he said. Mayorkas is opening legal pathways into Americans’ workplaces and homes by widening the side doors in immigration law, such as parole admissions and asylum claims. He is also widening the doors to legalization by easing the award of green cards to illegal or unlawful migrants. https //truthnewsnet org/why-is-president-biden-purposely-flooding-the-nation-with-illegal-aliens/ IMPEACHMENT DEMANDS (Remove, Impeach or Fire Mayorkas) Resolution H.Res.582 - Impeaching Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, … https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-resolution/582?s=1&r=242 WebAug 10, 2021 · This resolution impeaches Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas for high crimes and misdemeanors related to his actions regarding … 2023 Republicans still want to impeach Alejandro Mayorkas and have greatly stepped up the pressure Fallon, Pat Rep Texas https://nypost.com/2023/01/10/pat-fallon-introduces-articles-of-impeachment-against-alejandro-mayorkas/ CNS News Republicans Challenge Mayorkas: New DHS Migrant Parole Program Is Backdoor Amnesty https://cnsnews.com/article/washington/susan-jones/republicans-challenge-mayorkas-new-dhs-migrant- parole-program Conservative Change https://conservativechange.org/petition/impeachment-of-secretary-of-homeland-security-alejandro- mayorkas/ Dallas Morning News https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/a-dozen-texas-republicans-back-mayorkas-impeachment-for-border- crisis/ar-AA16weeo The Eagle 2023/01/10 A Texas Republican has started the process to impeach Secretary Mayorkas SAMANTHA AGUILAR The Texas Tribune Jan 10, 2023 0 https://theeagle.com/news/national/govt-and-politics/a-texas-republican-has-started-the-process-to- impeach-secretary-mayorkas/article_141772be-913c-11ed-836b-d7b1f098346b.html Fox 2022/12/13 20 House Republicans push Congress to impeach DHS chief Alejandro Mayorkas. Haris Alic GOP lawmakers accuse Mayorkas of not taking border crisis seriously https://www.foxnews.com/politics/20-house-republicans-push-congress-impeach-dhs-chief-alejandro- mayorkas Daily Caller 2023/01/20 Sec. Mayorkas Continues To Ignore Questions About Republican Calls For Impeachment. Nicole Silverio https://dailycaller.com/2023/01/20/sec-mayorkas-ignore-questions-house-republicans-impeachment/ Excerpt: Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas ignored questions on Thursday about House Republicans’ calls for his impeachment. The House Republican Study Committee stated its plans to impeach Mayorkas over his handling of the U.S.- Mexico border since assuming office in 2020. Then-House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy threatened to introduce articles of impeachment once Republicans took back the House if Mayorkas did not resign. Fox News national correspondent Bill Melugin asked the secretary for comment on his possible impeachment and the upcoming House hearings on the border. “Mr. Secretary, any comments on Republicans calling for your impeachment?” Melugin asked. “Good morning,” Mayorkas replied. “They’ve announced an oversight hearing for the border next month, will you cooperate, sir?” he asked, as Mayorkas walked away in silence. Washington Examiner 'Near collapse': Why Rep. Pat Fallon says Mayorkas impeachment cannot wait. 2023/01/25. Anna Giaritelli Washington Times 2023/01/24 Republicans must impeach DHS Secretary Mayorkas. David N. Bossie https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2023/jan/24/republicans-must-impeach-dhs-secretary-mayorkas/ 2021 Biggs, Andy Rep Arizona Newsweek 2021/08/10 Andy Biggs Moves to Impeach Secretary Mayorkas for Alleged Mishandling of Border Crisis BY ALEX J. ROUHANDEH https://www.newsweek.com/andy-biggs-moves-impeach-secretary-mayorkas-alleged-mishandling-border-crisis- 1618106 August Oann dot com 2021/08/13 Ariz. Attorney General calls on Biden to replace DHS Secy .. https://www.oann.com/ariz-attorney-general-calls-on-biden-to-replace-dhs-secy-mayorkas/. Excerpt: Brnovich went on to ask Biden to fire and replace Mayorkas. The attorney general stressed the need for a DH [Note from PF: The link did not seem to work on 2021/09/02] Populist dot press 2021/08/07 Corrupt DHS Secretary Mayorkas could soon be impeached https://populist.press/corrupt-dhs-secretary-mayorkas-could-soon-be-impeached/ Vedette 2021/08/15 Congressmen double down on calls to impeach Mayorkas https://www.thevedette.com/congressmen-double-down-on-calls-to-impeach-mayorkas/ Excerpt: U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., filed articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, after U.S. Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, repeatedly called for his impeachment, and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is calling on him to resign over the southern border crisis. https://www.thevedette.com/congressmen-double-down-on-calls-to-impeach-mayorkas/ OTHER Firings Mar 2021 UPI 2021/03/27 DHS Secretary Mayorkas fires most of Homeland Security Advisory Council By Sommer Brokaw https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/03/27/dhs-secretary-alejandro-mayorkas-fires-homeland-security- cou/5231616846495/ Resignation ICE Official Resigned Fox 2021/08/13 ICE official who resigned rips Mayorkas' 'photo-op' visit to border: 'Absolutely disgusting'. By Nikolas Lanum Mayorkas announced that Border Patrol had encountered 212,672 migrants in the month of July alone. https://www.foxnews.com/media/ice-official-resigned-mayorkas-border-covid-biden Cyber Talent Management System DHS 2021/08/27 Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on the Cyber Talent Management System https://www.dhs.gov/news/2021/08/27/statement-secretary-mayorkas-cyber-talent-management-system Mayorkas Travels Fox https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mayorkas-guatemala-harris-handling-migrant-crisis Pro-Immigration, etc. Shows Conflict Zone Mayorkas FInds Himself In Over Immigration https://asylumadvocacy.org/asap-hosts-meeting-between-formerly-separated-families-and-sec-mayorkas/ Immigration Reform 2021/08/26 House Members Demand DHS Secretary Mayorkas Implement Migrant Protection Protocols. By Prseton Huennekens https://www.immigrationreform.com/2021/08/26/house-gop-demand-mpp-reinstatement-immigrationreform-com/ US Incorporated 2021/05/18 Fire Mayorkas! https://usinc.org/fire-mayorkas/ The following statement calling for the dismissal of Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas can be attributed to former Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Mark Morgan, former Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Tom Homan, and former Acting Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Ken Cuccinelli: Feb. 2021 Fox News https://www.foxnews.com/politics/6-gop-senators-voted-confirm-dhs-secretary-mayorkas Updates: 2023/01/28; 2023/01/26; 2023/01/25Grassley and Cotton added; 2023/0122-23; 2021/10/14; 2021/09/02 updates, added sectional index; 2021/09/01--PAGE STARTED-Mayorkas Alejandro
Leadership Position: Secretary of Homeland Security* since February 2, 2021 *Also as DHS Start Here Comments Background Corruption, Real or Alleged Cases o Arizona several cases o Arizona vs. Mayorkas o 2021/07 PRACTICE ALERT: SANCHEZ V. MAYORKAS Complaints o Arkansas Cotton, Tom Senator Arkansas o Arizona Biggs, Andy Representative Arizona Mark Brnovich, recent AG Arizona Doug Ducey, recent governor o California McCarthy, Kevin-Speaker of House o Iowa Grassley, Chuck Senator Iowa o Kentucky McConnell, Mitch Senate Minority Leader Kentucky Comer, James Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability o Louisiana Johnson, Mike - Rep 4th o Ohio Jordan, Jim o Oklahoma Lankford, Jim Senator o Texas Roy, Chip
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o North Carolina Dan Bishop Representative Repub. Impeachment Resolution H.Res.582 - Impeaching Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, … Fallon, Pat Republican Rep Texas- 2023 (of Sherman, Texas) o Rep. Keith Self, R-McKinney one of Fallon’s co-sponsors o Rep. Keith Self, R-McKinney o Lance Gooden of Terrell o Jake Ellzey of Midlothian. o McCarthy Letter signed but not Impeaching so far o Reps. Kay Granger of Fort Worth o Michael Burgess of Pilot Point o Ronny Jackson of Amarillo. Other o Firings of Staff o Resignation by Staff o etc… Govt Leaders Border States in Borders Section Opposed Impeachment o Texas Republican, Rep. Tony Gonzales-Dallas Morning News o Former former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff says it’s a stunt Axios-2022/11/77 Oversight Committee Hearing week of Feb 6: o See Comer James o Agents listed (Breitbart- 2023/01/19) Jason Owens, chief border patrol agent, U.S. Border Patrol Gregory, chief border patrol agent, U.S. Border Patrol Gloria Chavez, chief patrol agent, U.S. Border Patrol Patricia McGurk-Daniel, acting chief patrol agent, U.S. Border Patrol
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