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Sun Feb 18, 2024, 08:56 AM Feb 2024

The White House plan for the Mayorkas impeachment: Ignore the drama, outsource the fight

Last edited Sun Feb 18, 2024, 01:49 PM - Edit history (1)

Alejandro Mayorkas may now hold the distinction as the first Cabinet secretary to be impeached since 1876. But in the days since that House vote, the Homeland Security secretary has acted as if nothing ever happened.

That’s by design.

The White House is hoping to demonstrate that it is business as usual at DHS, eager to show that the president’s team is unfazed by the impeachment and to portray Republicans as consumed by partisan vendettas at the cost of tending to the crisis at the southern border.

“I don’t let it distract me from the work — would I have preferred that correctness had prevailed? Of course,” Mayorkas said. “So, the fact that it did not, does not, slow me down in doing the work that I’m tasked to do by the president of the United States.”


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The White House plan for the Mayorkas impeachment: Ignore the drama, outsource the fight (Original Post) Dulcinea Feb 2024 OP
Dark Brandon has got this EYESORE 9001 Feb 2024 #1


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1. Dark Brandon has got this
Sun Feb 18, 2024, 09:14 AM
Feb 2024

I outsourced my anxiety about this MAGAt farce to the cosmos. No feedback so far.

I’ve done the same with the other farce of recent consternation: the Special Counsel report. The brilliance of that choice may remain obscured until the time is right. Still a stretch to go, and our collective attention span is notoriously brief.

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