WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) calls for an immediate vote on the resolution to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas following the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Rocky Mountain Division report stating nearly 350,000 dosage units of fentanyl, enough to kill one-third of the state’s population, were seized in Montana’s six most highly trafficked counties.
“Sec. Mayorkas’ open-border policies have killed over 60 Montanans just this year and allowed enough fentanyl to flow into Montana that can kill 1/3 of our state’s population,” said Rep. Rosendale.
“This invasion at our border and chemical attack on our country must stop, which is why I am calling for an immediate vote on the resolution to impeach Sec. Mayorkas and end this Administration’s America last agenda.”
Rep. Rosendale introduced the Secure America’s Borders First Act earlier this year to force President Biden to build the wall and control the border before any more taxpayer dollars can be sent overseas to Kiev.
Rep. Rosendale voted in favor of H.R. 2, the Secure the Border Act, to end Joe Biden’s open-border policies.
Earlier this year, Rep. Rosendale voted for the HALT Fentanyl Act ensuring law enforcement has the tools needed to keep lethal fentanyl related substances off the streets.
Rep. Rosendale joined Rep. Biggs and 33 other colleagues on a resolution to impeach DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for his dereliction of duty, allowing for the invasion at the southern border.
Rep. Rosendale co-sponsored the State Border Defense Act which allows states to carry out immigration law themselves without having to wait on the Biden Administration.
Rep. Rosendale voted in favor of the DHS appropriations bill which allocates $6.3 million towards improving fentanyl detection technologies.
The Department of Justice has seized enough lethal doses of fentanyl in 2023 to kill 1/3rd of Montanans.
Fentanyl deaths in 2023 in Montana are on track to meet or exceed last year’s total.
Fentanyl deaths in Montana are up 1425% in just 6 years.