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Virginia Family 'Enraged' After Trump Sign Vandalized



    Va. Residents Trump Sign Defanced

    A group of young voters in Haymarket, Virginia call their backyard Trump Country. But not everyone agrees. Their pro-Trump campaign signs have been vandalized several times. News4's Shomari Stone reports. (Published Thursday, June 30, 2016)

    A group of young Donald Trump supporters in Haymarket, Virginia, say they are angry but determined after a sign they made supporting the presumptive Republican nominee was vandalized.

    "I'm enraged," said Trump supporter Bucky Potter.

    Potter, along with three of his siblings and a few friends, put up a 4 feet tall by 8 feet wide sign that said "Trump Country" on his family's property on Monday night.

    The following morning, they found the five American flags they placed on the sign broken and tossed on the ground. On Wednesday, someone spray painted the sign and threw eggs at it.

    "It's not meant to bother anybody. We're just giving out our opinion, what we stand for, and somebody comes and destroys it," Nicholas Potter said.

    Tonight the group painted another sign and put it up in the same spot.

    "I think it's a good idea to continue on and always do what you believe in, even if someone gets in your way," Jackie Potter said.

    The group of 17 to 22 year olds said if the sign is vandalized again they will make a bigger sign to go in its place.