US homeland security chief to face hostile Republicans over border policies

Posted on AllSides July 26th, 2023
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Republican lawmakers are set to throw fire at Alejandro Mayorkas, the embattled US secretary of Homeland Security, during a House judiciary committee oversight hearing Wednesday.

Mayorkas, who has been the target of a GOP-led congressional investigation over his handling of the US-Mexico border, is expected to face a series of tough questions regarding his tenure as head of the department, which broadly oversees US immigration and border policies. The hearing could also be a precursor to an impeachment process that some House Republicans have threatened over the past few months.


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