Sen. Kennedy Grills DHS Sec­re­tary May­orkas On Elec­toral Impact Of Ille­gal Immi­gra­tion

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Sen. Kennedy Grills DHS Secretary Mayorkas On Electoral Impact Of Illegal Immigration

Sen. John Kennedy (R‑LA) ques­tioned Home­land Secu­ri­ty Sec­re­tary Ale­jan­dro May­orkas over the elec­toral impact of mass ille­gal immi­gra­tion dur­ing a Wednes­day Sen­ate bud­get hear­ing, argu­ing that the influx of ille­gal immi­grants will skew the allo­ca­tion of con­gres­sion­al dis­tricts and elec­toral votes.
Kennedy asked May­orkas if he could con­firm that “the num­ber of ille­gal immi­grants that you and the pres­i­dent allow into our coun­try counts for con­gres­sion­al dis­trict reap­por­tion­ment?” May­orkas first respond­ed by say­ing “I’m not sure I under­stand your ques­tion but I can sure­ly share with you that …