Aides Resign From Trump-Backing Congressman Who Plans To Switch Parties

Jeff Van Drew
Jeff Van Drew

Resigning aides slam Rep. Jeff Van Drew for picking Donald Trump over the Constitution.

“Five aides to New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew — Javier Gamboa, Edward Kaczmarski, Justin M. O’Leary, Mackenzie Lucas and Caroline Wood — wrote in the letter that they can “no longer in good conscience continue our service in the Congressman’s employ.”

Among the staffers who quit were Van Drew’s legislative director, communications director and his scheduler.

“We greatly appreciate the opportunities that the Congressman has given us, and we are proud of the work we’ve done together on behalf of the people of New Jersey’s Second Congressional District,” the letter said. “Sadly, Congressman Van Drew’s decision to join the ranks of the Republican Party led by (President) Donald Trump does not align with the values we brought to this job when we joined his office.”” [READ MORE]