Democrats are pushing to remove President Trump from office after Wednesday’s riots on Capitol Hill but Rep. 제프 반 드류, R-N.J., is urging President-elect Joe Biden to oppose 탄핵, saying it would divide the country.
“I’m calling on the president-elect, 조 바이든, to say enough,” he told Fox News’ “일요일 아침 선물.” “Let’s try to come together.”
Van Drew said bringing everyone together will be “very difficult,” but the first step to unity, 그는 말했다, is dropping the call for impeachment.
Biden has said he is leaving the impeachment decision up to Congress.
“The waste of money, the waste of time,” 그는 말했다. “The division [탄핵] will cause in the United States of America. Tens of millions of people still did vote and still do support Donald Trump.”
The now-Republican congressman, once a lifelong Democrat, switched parties in 2019.
“I really wondered what the party represented,” 그는 말했다, explaining the change. “And as I said at the [공화주의자] convention – Be true to yourself; not to a party that once was and is no more.”
Georgia State Rep. Vernon Jones announced last week that he, 너무, is switching to the Republican Party. He joined Van Drew on Sunday to discuss his own cue to jump ship.
“I felt like the Democratic Party left me. I didn’t leave them,” 그가 설명했다. “Their party now of socialism is killing the job market and killing businesses… They want to raise taxes on hard-working people.”
“I felt like I didn’t identify with them anymore, and I wanted to bring grand new ideas to the Grand Old Party,” 그는 말했다.