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Thomas, Alito Face Articles of Impeachment

AOC cites gifts to justices, refusals to recuse

(Newser) - As promised , Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has introduced articles of impeachment in the House against Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas. The New York Democrat cited their failure to disclose gifts from people with matters before the court and their refusal to recuse themselves from cases "in...

After Court Rulings, AOC Threatens Impeachment

Democrat doesn't say who she'd name in the articles

(Newser) - After a series of Supreme Court rulings that culminated Monday in a decision giving Donald Trump wide immunity from prosecution , Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced her plan to counter the justices' actions. "I intend on filing articles of impeachment," the New York Democrat posted on X . She said that...

South Koreans Crash Site Trying to Sign Petition

They want parliament to impeach President Yoon Suk Yeol

(Newser) - Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans want to see their president impeached for "the omnishambles that South Korea is facing," reports the Korea Times . And they're showing up in droves at an online petition calling for that very thing. Time reports the parliamentary website that hosts the...

Mayorkas Impeachment Trial in Senate Begins
Senate Dismisses Mayorkas
Impeachment Charges
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Senate Dismisses Mayorkas Impeachment Charges

Schumer pushed for quick dismissal of charges against Homeland Security chief

(Newser) - For the first time in 148 years, a Cabinet member's impeachment trial was held in the Senate Wednesday. Senators were sworn in as jurors for what turned out to be a very short impeachment trial against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Both articles of impeachment were rejected in party-line...

Impeachment Articles Delivered to Senate

Mayorkas proceedings may not last long

(Newser) - House impeachment managers walked two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas across the Capitol to the Senate on Tuesday, forcing senators to convene a trial on the allegations that he has "willfully and systematically" refused to enforce immigration laws. While the Senate is obligated to hold a...

GOP Senators Ask for Delay on Mayorkas Impeachment Articles

They're trying to build support for holding a full trial

(Newser) - Speaker Mike Johnson will delay sending the House's articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate this week as previously planned. Republican senators requested more time Tuesday to build support for holding a full trial. The sudden change of plans cast fresh doubts on the...

Lawmaker Calls Congress Broken, Says He's Out
Lawmaker Flops,
Will Run Again
After Trump Call
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Lawmaker Flops, Will Run Again After Trump Call

Mark Green had announced he was quitting after Mayorkas impeachment vote

(Newser) - After being lobbied in calls from "constituents, colleagues, and President Trump," Rep. Mark Green has reversed his decision to retire from Congress. Trump welcomed Green's unretirement in a Truth Social post on Thursday and said he'll endorse him, Axios reports. Reelection would keep the Tennessee lawmaker...

Report: Senators Will Swiftly Toss Impeachment

Sources tell 'New York Times' Senate could dismiss Mayorkas impeachment within days

(Newser) - The House's impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was a months-long process, but the Senate might take just days to reject it. Sources tell the New York Times that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer hasn't decided exactly how to deal with the impeachment, but House managers plan...

House Votes to Impeach Mayorkas
House Votes to
Impeach Mayorkas

House Votes to Impeach Mayorkas

Second vote finished 214-213 in favor of impeaching Homeland Security chief

(Newser) - The US House voted 214-213 Tuesday to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, with the Republican majority determined to punish the Biden administration over its handling of the US—Mexico border. It was second time lucky for House Republicans. The measure failed in a 214-216 vote last week. With the...

House GOP Takes Another Shot at Impeaching Mayorkas

But they can't afford to have many defections or absences in Tuesday evening vote

(Newser) - Having failed to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas the first time, House Republicans are determined to try again Tuesday, but it's not at all certain the do-over vote will produce a better tally after last week's politically embarrassing setback . The evening vote is expected to be tight...

Days After Bucking GOP, Lawmaker Says He's Quitting

Mike Gallagher voted against impeachment measure on Tuesday

(Newser) - Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher, who broke with the Republican Party on an impeachment vote Tuesday—bringing him the threat of a primary challenge—announced Saturday that he's leaving Congress. Gallagher told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel he will enter the private sector instead of running for reelection in November and...

How the Mayorkas Impeachment Failed

Democratic Rep. Al Green rushed to the House still wearing hospital garb

(Newser) - House Speaker Mike Johnson is taking flak from fellow Republicans after Tuesday's failed attempt to impeach Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. Johnson had expressed confidence that he had enough votes for impeachment despite the razor-thin GOP majority, but the measure failed in a 214-216 vote after three Republicans voted against...

House Votes Against Impeaching Mayorkas
House Votes Against
Impeaching Mayorkas
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House Votes Against Impeaching Mayorkas

Measure failed in 214-216 vote

(Newser) - This story has been updated with new developments. The House held a historic vote Tuesday on impeaching Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas—and the move was shot down in a massive defeat for House Speaker Mike Johnson. The speaker had insisted he had enough votes for impeachment, but the measure...

House Preps for Historic Cabinet Impeachment Vote
House Preps for Historic
Cabinet Impeachment Vote
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House Preps for Historic Cabinet Impeachment Vote

Republicans hope to impeach DHS secretary Mayorkas, but the margin is slim

(Newser) - With an unprecedented vote, lawmakers will decide Tuesday evening whether Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas becomes the first Cabinet member impeached by the House in nearly 150 years. The House will vote on two articles of impeachment advanced by the Republican-controlled House Homeland Security Committee. Here's what to know:...

House Panel OKs Impeachment Charges Against Mayorkas

House plans quick vote on removing homeland security secretary

(Newser) - House Republicans voted along party lines after midnight Wednesday to move toward impeaching Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for a "willful and systematic" refusal to enforce immigration laws, the AP reports. The Homeland Security Committee debated all day Tuesday and well into the night before recommending two articles of...

House GOP Pushes Ahead With Mayorkas Impeachment

Panel debates sending articles to full House

(Newser) - "The actions and decisions of Secretary Mayorkas have left us with no other option but to proceed with articles of impeachment," Republican Rep. Mark Green said Tuesday at the start of a daylong hearing on sending the articles detailed Sunday to the full House. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro...

House Takes Step Toward Impeaching DHS Chief

Republicans accuse Mayorkas of failing to enforce immigration laws

(Newser) - House Republicans took another step Wednesday toward making Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas the first Cabinet member to be impeached since William Belknap, President Ulysses Grant's secretary of war, in 1876. The House Homeland Security committee held the first in a series of hearings that could lead to articles...

House GOP to Hunter Biden: We'll Hold You in Contempt

They demand closed-door testimony in impeachment inquiry; Biden wants public hearing

(Newser) - House Republicans are threatening to hold Hunter Biden in contempt of Congress if he doesn't sit for a closed-door deposition next week. For a second time Wednesday, Republicans rebuffed Biden's offer to publicly testify before the House Oversight Committee leading the impeachment inquiry into President Biden, per Axios...

8 Republicans Side With Dems in Mayorkas Impeachment Vote

House pushes off effort to impeach Homeland Security secretary

(Newser) - The House voted Monday to push off a Republican effort to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, ending for now a threat against the Cabinet secretary that has been brewing ever since Republicans took the House majority in January, the AP reports. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene forced a vote on...

Republican Vote Holds as Texas Senate Acquits Paxton

GOP House had approved impeachment, but party-line verdict restores attorney general to office

(Newser) - Republicans in the Texas Senate came to Attorney General Ken Paxton's aid on Saturday, delivering an acquittal of the impeached official on a vote at the Capitol in Austin. Paxton faced 16 articles of impeachment, each of which required 21 votes, a two-thirds majority, for conviction. On every charge,...

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