Responding to reports that the House GOP majority wants him out of office, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas defiantly rejected the idea.
Mayorkas spoke with CNN’s Chris Wallace, who referred to the “slings and arrows of your critics” and asked if that would “force you out.”
“They will not force me out,” Mayorkas snapped.
A record rise of illegal immigrants have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border during Mayorkas tenure, prompting House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to bluntly state, “I am calling on the secretary to resign. He cannot and must not remain in that position. If Secretary Mayorkas does not resign, House Republicans will investigate every order, every action, and every failure will determine whether we can begin impeachment inquiry.” Read more…