Democrats are pushing to remove President Trump from office after Wednesday’s riots on Capitol Hill but Rep. 杰夫·范·德鲁, 新泽西州, is urging President-elect Joe Biden to oppose 弹each, saying it would divide the country.
“I’m calling on the president-elect, 乔·拜登, to say enough,” he told Fox News’ “周日上午期货.” “Let’s try to come together.”
Van Drew said bringing everyone together will be “very difficult,” but the first step to unity, 他说, 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,” 他说. “The division [弹each] 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,” 他说, explaining the change. “And as I said at the [共和党人] 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, 太, 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,” 他解释. “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,” 他说.