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House votes to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas

WASHINGTON —  The House voted Tuesday to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas, with the Republican majority determined to punish the Biden administration over its handling of the U.S-Mexico border after failing last week in a politically embarrassing setback.The evening roll call proved tight, with Speaker Mike Johnson’s threadbare GOP majority unable to handle many defectors or absences in the face of staunch Democratic opposition to impeaching Mayorkas, the first Cabinet secretary facing charges…

House Republicans Advance Doomed Bid to Impeach DHS Secretary

Alejandro Mayorkas is the first Cabinet secretary since 1876 to be impeached by the House House Republicans have voted to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, after botching their first attempt last week.  Despite Republicans in the lower chamber finally delivering on their long-standing promise to impeach Mayorkas, there is little chance the DHS secretary will actually be convicted by the Democrat-controlled Senate. On Jan. 31, Republicans in the Homeland

 Republican Push to Impeach DHS Secretary Goes Down in Flames

House Republicans opposing sweeping reforms to the nation’s immigration law tried — and failed — to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday over his handling of border security. Republicans, who hold a razor-slim majority over Democrats, could only afford to lose two votes on the resolution accusing Mayorkas of presiding “over a reckless abandonment of border security and immigration enforcement, at the expense of the Constitution and the security of the United States.” The vote was…

That one Apple Vision Pro driving video is so irresponsible the Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, had to respond

By now, you have probably seen that video of the guy driving a Cybertruck while wearing Apple Vision Pro and, if it wasn’t already clear enough, the US government has confirmed it does not want you to do that. The Apple Vision Pro launched just last week — a mixed-reality headset that allows you to control apps, call friends, and browse the web with nothing but your fingers and eyes. In response to a viral video of a man using the headset in a Cybertruck, Pete Buttigieg, the US Secretary of Transportation, has reposted…

phonepe board: PhonePe beefs up board with former revenue secretary, two Walmart executives

Walmart-backed digital payments major, PhonePe, has inducted new members to its board of directors, in a bid to strengthen its governance as the company prepares itself for a public listing. The company has roped in former revenue secretary Tarun Bajaj on its board and appointed him the chairman of its risk committee. Elevate Your Tech Prowess with High-Value Skill CoursesOffering CollegeCourseWebsiteIIT DelhiIITD Certificate Programme in Data Science & Machine LearningVisitIIM KozhikodeIIMK Advanced Data Science For

semiconductor manufacturing: Working towards developing talent for semiconductor and electronics manufacturing: MeitY secretary

While India has a design talent pool for semiconductors, it needs a talent pool for manufacturing, and a supply chain, said S Krishnan, secretary, Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY). He was speaking at an event by the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) on Wednesday in Bengaluru. "Do we have significant parts of the value chain that brings manufacturing into India? The chief executive of Micron said we have a huge talent pool as far as design is concerned but as it is setting up a manufacturing…

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft Flubs Biden Ballot Push

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s attempt to justify his ludicrous threat to have President Joe Biden removed from the state’s electoral ballot spiraled into chaos over the most basic of questions: “How so?” During a Monday interview with CNN’s Boris Sanchez, the Republican was asked how he justified his threats to have Biden removed from the state’s ballot in retaliation for recent attempts to remove Trump from state ballots on grounds that his actions in the aftermath of the 2020 election constitute…

Maine Secretary of State Says Faced Threats for Booting Trump Off Ballot

Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows said in an interview that she has faced threats since issuing her decision to remove Donald Trump from the state’s primary ballot on Thursday. “We have received threatening communications, those are unacceptable,” Bellows told CNN’s Kaitlan Collins on Friday. “I certainly worry about the safety of people I love, people around me and people who are charged with protecting me and working alongside me. That being said, we’re a nation of laws and that’s what’s really important.…

Self-driving cars could be on UK roads by 2026, says transport secretary | Self-driving cars

Autonomous vehicles could be on UK roads as soon as 2026, the transport secretary has said, as ministers seeks to capture as much as £42bn of the international self-driving market within the coming decade.“This technology exists, it works, and what we’re doing is putting in place the proper legislation so that people can have full confidence in the safety of this technology,” Mark Harper told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Wednesday.Asked if people would be able to travel in self-driving vehicles “with your hands off…