PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Top House Republicans have been told that Democratic New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew is going to switch parties and become a Republican.  That’s according to a GOP official familiar with the conversations who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe confidential information.

Van Drew is a freshman who has said he plans to vote against impeaching President Donald Trump.

Expert: Dem Rep. Jeff Van Drew Made Right Political Move Voting Against Process Of Impeaching President Donald Trump

Only a small handful of Democrats are expected to oppose Trump’s impeachment in a vote expected next week.

Van Drew represents a southern New Jersey congressional district that Trump carried in 2016. He’s been considered one of the more vulnerable House Democrats in next November’s elections.

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