Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) blasted Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Wednesday over the demise of two Americans from her district, allegedly killed by a teenage unlawful alien concerned in a possible cartel smuggling operation.
“Secretary Mayorkas, I want you to look at these innocent Americans. Do you see them?” Greene requested Mayorkas, holding a photograph of Jose and Isabel Lerma, who had been killed in a crash allegedly brought on by 17-year-old unlawful alien Luiz Alfredo Mencias-Escobar of Honduras, whom police allege was finishing up a human smuggling operation, probably for the Mexican drug cartels.
“I do, congresswoman,” Mayorkas responded, to which Greene continued:
They are lifeless. They’re from Dalton, Georgia in my district; they’re lifeless as a result of a 17-year-old, probably affiliated with the cartels, was smuggling unlawful aliens into our nation in Texas, breaking our legal guidelines, and this occurs each single day in our nation. [Emphasis added]
Greene then slammed the eight House Republicans who voted with Democrats Monday to not impeach Mayorkas from his prime place on the DHS, warning the secretary that the House GOP will finally have the votes to take away him.
“Earlier this week, eight Republicans joined the Democrats and protected your job,” Greene informed Mayorkas. “But I want you to know, you have a short time coming. You can honorably resign, or we’re going to impeach you, and it’s happening very, very soon.”
The newest studies relating to the alleged human smuggling operation Greene talked about point out that the DHS may have, on quite a lot of events, prevented the deaths of Jose and Isabel Lerma.
The Daily Mail reports:
Records point out that Luiz Alfredo Mencias-Escobar is from Honduras and crossed into Eagle Pass, Texas, in April of 2019. He was launched with a Notice to Appear in court docket, the place a choose ordered his elimination from the nation. [Emphasis added]
In April of this yr, the younger man was stopped in Zavala County, the place he was the passenger in a failed try to smuggle individuals throughout the border. [Emphasis added]
Sheriff’s deputies turned him over to Border Patrol, and regardless of his standing elimination order, he was handed to Department of Health and Human Services staff and returned to his mom’s house in Houston. [Emphasis added]
The case comes as President Joe Biden once more ignored the “National Day of Remembrance for Americans Killed by Illegal Aliens” on November 1, which was first declared by former President Donald Trump.
Former Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) has beforehand estimated that about 2,000 Americans and authorized immigrants are killed by unlawful aliens yearly. The federal authorities continues to refuse to trace such crime information.
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