Senate Votes To Acquit Trump in Historic Second Impeachment Trial


Within a P news minute, Hazare 57 The nays are 43. Two thirds of the centre's president of having voted guilty. The senator judges that responded Donald John Trump, former president, United States Is not guilty as charged the article impeachment That's Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy, announcing the result of the Senate second impeachment trial of Donald Trump. Seven Republicans joined Democrats voting to convict Trump, making it the most bipartisan vote in the history of presidential impeachments. But the former president welcomed his acquittal, saying in a lengthy statement that his movement has only just begun. Thinking his lawyers and his defenders in Congress while promising supporters he'll have more to share in the months ahead. But back in the Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer said Republicans who voted to acquit would rue this day January 6th. Will live as a day of infamy in the history of the United States of America. Failure to convict Donald Trump will live as a vote of infamy in the history of the United States, Senate, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell explained. In his view, the Senate has no power to convict and disqualify a former officeholder who's now a private citizen. But he had harsh words for Trump and his actions. This was on intensifying crescendo. Of conspiracy theories. Orchestrated by outgoing president who seemed determined. Either overturned the voters decision or else Torch. Our institutions on the way out, and he insisted the former president but still liable for everything he did while he was in office. I'm Ben Thomas AP News

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