Utah Senator Mitt Romney abandoned his party to cast a vote in favor of confirming a pro-illegal immigration cheap labor lobbyist as the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday.
Romney was one of six Republicans who voted to confirm Alejandro Mayorkas, who was confirmed by a vote of 56-43. Shelley Capito, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Rob Portland, Romney and Dan Sullivan were the GOP Senators who voted for the Biden nominee.
As former Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Mayorkas urged federal employees to ignore pervasive immigration and visa fraud, angrily telling them to ram through visa approvals. Mayorkas was accused by the agency’s inspector general of lining up cheap labor visas for companies connected to elite establishment Democrats, inducing former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Democratic Senator Harry Reid.
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