REP. JEFF VAN DREW, ANTI-IMPEACHMENT DEMOCRAT, EXPECTED TO SWITCH PARTIES AFTER MEETING WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP

Officials said Saturday that Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, a vocally anti-impeachment Democrat, will join the Republican Party in the coming days following a Friday meeting with President Trump — a move that would put a political chill on the Democrats’ expected vote to impeach Trump next week.

Two Democratic officials familiar with Van Drew’s discussions in recent days said they believe he has decided to switch parties. The White House meeting was confirmed by a Trump administration official and one of the Democratic officials.

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