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Republicans can't force a Mayorkas impeachment trial, but they'll try to make it painful for Democrats

Posted on AllSides April 8th, 2024
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WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats hope to quickly dismiss the House’s articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas this week and move on to other matters. But Senate Republicans, demanding a full impeachment trial or the creation of a special impeachment committee, want to make the coming days as politically painful as possible for Mayorkas and his Democratic allies. A band of conservatives, led by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, plan to throw up procedural roadblocks, try to delay the issue and put the spotlight on Democrats’ refusal to conduct...

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