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‘Trump Violated His Oath Of Office': Minn. Politicians Speak Out Following 2nd Impeachment Acquittal

19 days ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump of inciting the January 6 riot at the Capitol in his second impeachment trial. Seven Republicans joined all Democrats in voting guilty for a majority of 57 votes, but Democrats failed to get the two-thirds majority needed to convict.
Both Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith voted to convict Trump of incitement charges in the wake of the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters as Congress was voting to affirm the results of President Joe Biden's election win.
A number of Minnesota politicians...
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Read Trump's full statement: Former president welcomes impeachment acquittal

Read Trump's full statement: Former president welcomes impeachment acquittal

19 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Former President Donald Trump released a statement Saturday following the Senate vote to acquit him in his second impeachment trial.
The Senate voted 57-43, on the single charge of inciting an insurrection at the nation's Capitol on Jan. 6. 7 Republican senators voted to convict the former president; the most impeachment defections ever from a president's party, but fell short of the two-thirds 67 votes needed to convict.
Senate leadership reacts to Trump's acquittal in second impeachment trial
Trump thanked lawmakers, saying they “stood proudly for the Constitution we all...
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No Consequences: Trump Acquitted in Second Impeachment Trial

19 days ago   |   By Slate

With a 57-43 vote, Democrats fell far short of the two-thirds majority that was needed to convict the former president.
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GOP Sen. Marco Rubio suggested Hillary Clinton could be impeached if Trump was convicted in impeachment trial

GOP Sen. Marco Rubio suggested Hillary Clinton could be impeached if Trump was convicted in impeachment trial

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida argued on Friday that a conviction for former President Donald Trump during his second impeachment could mean there's nothing preventing the Senate from doing the same to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
"Voting to convict the former president would create a new precedent that a former official can be convicted and disqualified by the Senate," Rubio said. "Therefore, is it not true that under this new precedent, a future House, facing partisan pressure to lock her up, could impeach a former Secretary of State and a future Senate...
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Pa. Sen. Pat Toomey breaks with Republicans to vote for Trump's conviction

19 days ago   |   By The Morning Call

Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey is one of seven Republican senators who voted to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial.
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Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and reported lower... Read more ...

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