Trump Lawyers Celebrate Impeachment Acquittal, Criticize MediaEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Lawyers representing former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial celebrated after his acquittal, declaring victory. “We slammed it down on the mat and won this case. There’s no grappling anymore. We won. Not guilty,” Michael van der Veen, a Philadelphia lawyer who is part of the legal team, told reporters on Capitol Hill. “This was a difficult period of time for our country and myself, Mr. van der Veen, and the other members of the team are extraordinarily gratified that the United States Senate decided as they did to protect our Constitution, way of life, and not go down the road of endless impeachments,” Bruce Castor, another attorney, said. The team exchanged hugs, smiled, and laughs. Several fist bumped as van der Veen spoke. They had gathered after the Senate acquitted Trump on a charge of incitement of insurrection. Though the majority, 57, voted to convict, the vote fell …Read More

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