House Homeland Security Committee subpoenas Mayorkas for records on vetting of Afghan evacuees

Posted on AllSides November 1st, 2023
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House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mark Green subpoenaed Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas this week for his agency’s "wholly inadequate" response to requests for records related to the panel’s investigation into the vetting process of individuals who entered the United States after the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Green, R-Tenn., issued the subpoena Tuesday, saying the Department of Homeland Security failed to provide "satisfactory documents and other materials" relevant to its probe. 

In October, DHS did provide the committee more than 1,600 pages related to Afghan evacuees, but Green said that was "wholly...

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