By WND. Vandals targeted the home of one of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyers, spray-painting the word “TRAITOR” in red on his driveway in suburban Philadelphia, police said.
The vandalism occurred around 8 p.m. on Friday at attorney Michael van der Veen’s residence in West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles southwest of Philadelphia, according to police. . .
Someone vandalized Mike van der Veen's home in suburban Philly – spray painted "TRAITOR" on his driveway.
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— Jonathan Tamari (@JonathanTamari) February 13, 2021
“My home was attacked. I’d rather not go into that,” a visibly upset van der Veen said, adding: “My entire family, my business, my law firm are under siege right now.”
“My home was attacked last night – windows broken, spray paint, really bad words spray-painted everywhere,” Van der Veen said. “I’m a trial lawyer and I represent people’s interests in court. That’s what I do. I love doing it. And I’m disappointed that that is the result of just me doing my job.” (Read more from “Trump Lawyer Attacked, Receives Death Threats” HERE)
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‘Traitor’ Painted Onto Trump Lawyer Michael Van Der Veen’s Driveway
By Forbes. Trump defense attorney Michael van der Veen’s driveway was marked with graffiti on Friday, hours after the Pennsylvania-based personal injury lawyer first appeared in the Senate chamber to defend former President Donald Trump against impeachment — it’s the latest act of vandalism to hit a U.S. political figure in recent weeks. . .
[T]he family has hired a private security detail and the local police department is keeping a presence in the area to “quell any potential problems,” Pezick said.
It was remarkably condescending, asking how a Philly trial lawyer was treated in the Senate and what his experience was. As if Van der Veen should have been awed to be part of this political theatre.
Note to the swamp: It takes more work to be a trial lawyer than in Congress.
— Jenna Ellis (@JennaEllisEsq) February 13, 2021
Meanwhile, a group of about seven protesters assembled outside van der Veen’s downtown Philadelphia law office on Saturday. . .
Jenna Ellis, an attorney who signed onto the Trump campaign’s unsuccessful efforts to overturn election results, called the reports of vandalism outside van der Veen’s house “unconscionable” and said she’s also dealt with threats. (Read more from “‘Traitor’ Painted Onto Trump Lawyer Michael Van Der Veen’s Driveway” HERE)