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A group of centrist Democrats ejected Rep. Jeff Van Drew, D-N. J., from within its own ranks on Tuesday, the vote to withdraw its membership “indefinitely”, as he most probably change it to the GOP, a senior aide for the Blue Dog Coalition, told Fox News. Its displacement from the coalition comes on the heels of the resignation of five of his aides of Van Moved to the office Sunday and said they could no longer work for the Congressman as he poises to jump across the aisle.
“Unfortunately, Congressman Van is the decision Moved into the ranks of the Republican party, under the leadership of Donald Trump is not aligned with the values we brought to this job, if we to his office,” the aides wrote in a letter to Van Drew’s chief of staff, Allison Murphy.
The Congressman told reporters on Tuesday that the exodus of the adjutant dictated was threatened by unnamed officials that they would never hold another position in the Democratic party, if you resign, according to Politico.
“You have had to said say,” said Van Drew, adding: “you, or you would not have to work again.”
Van Drew did not specify if he knew that all the threats have been made to the helper, but said, “it would be very hard to work for you,” if you stayed with him after he switched parties.
Deputy Chief of Staff Justin O’leary, center, joins other top aides to New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew, a house Democrat who plans to switch and a Republican, so you will leave her office after she shared in her letter of resignation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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The blue dog coalition, told Fox News on Tuesday, ousted the Congress of deputies according to reports, he is taking into account the changeover of the political parties.
“According to our by laws do not require that all of the members is a member of the Democratic party, Congressman Van Drew is no longer a member of the Blue Dog Coalition,” Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and the co-Chairman for the administration of the coalition, told Fox News.
Van Drew was one of only two Democrats to vote against the formalization of the impeachment request against the President of Trump and was an outspoken critic of the probe before the start. The house is expected to vote on two of the indictment on Wednesday.
The newcomer is a southern New Jersey district, Trump wore in the year 2016 and is expected to be a difficult re-election next year.
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He has officially announced that he will switch parties, but said instead: “people somehow, that I’m going in the direction, but I have not announced anything.”