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Senate Acquits Trump: Key Takeaways From Impeachment Trial

16 days ago   |   By NPR

The Senate found former president Donald Trump not guilty on an impeachment charge of inciting an insurrection, by a 57-43 vote, acquitting the former president in his Senate trial.
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Full text of Trump's statement on impeachment acquittal

16 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Former President Donald Trump sent out an email blast after the Senate acquitted him on a 57-43 vote. Here's the message in full:
“I want to first thank my team of dedicated lawyers and others for their tireless work upholding justice and defending truth.
“My deepest thanks as well to all of the United States Senators and Members of Congress who stood proudly for the Constitution we all revere and for the sacred legal principles at the heart of our country.
“Our cherished Constitutional Republic was founded on the impartial rule of law, the indispensable safeguard for our liberties, our...
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Senate acquits Trump for inciting Capitol riot even as bipartisan majority votes to convict

16 days ago   |   By CNBC

The Senate on Saturday acquitted former President Donald Trump in a 57-43 vote on the charge of inciting insurrection for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
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Trump Impeachment Trial Verdict: How Senators Voted

Trump Impeachment Trial Verdict: How Senators Voted

16 days ago   |   By NPR

Democrats did not gain enough Republican support to convict former President Donald Trump of inciting insurrection, but sevenGOP senators did break with their own party. See the vote breakdown. (Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/Pool/AFP via Getty Images)
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TRUMP ACQUITTED: Senate failed to reach a two-thirds majority to convict the former president

TRUMP ACQUITTED: Senate failed to reach a two-thirds majority to convict the former president

16 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump following a contentious impeachment trial over the deadly Capitol siege.
The House of Representatives impeached Trump last month on a charge of incitement of insurrection related to the January 6 event, which resulted in multiple deaths and sent the political sphere into a tailspin.
All 50 Senate Democrats and 7 Republicans voted to convict Trump, while 43 Republicans voted to acquit him. A two-thirds majority is required to convict a federal official and remove them from office. In the event of a conviction...
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Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany joins Fox News

Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany joins Fox News

Summary List Placement Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany will join Fox News, the network announced Tuesday. Fox News host Harris Faulkner shared the news with... Read more ...

FBI Director Wray says he was 'appalled' by the violent siege at the Capitol

FBI Director Wray says he was 'appalled' by the violent siege at the Capitol

FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday that the bureau considers the violent siege at the Capitol “domestic terrorism” and is deploying intensive resources in every... Read more ...

CDC's draft guidelines for vaccinated Americans call for small steps toward...

CDC's draft guidelines for vaccinated Americans call for small steps toward normal life

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to release guidance this week on safe activities for people who have received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine amid... Read more ...

Vernon Jordan, activist and former Clinton advisor, dies at 85

Vernon Jordan, activist and former Clinton advisor, dies at 85

ATLANTA - Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and... Read more ...

10 Senate Democrats tell Biden to implement recurring stimulus checks after...

10 Senate Democrats tell Biden to implement recurring stimulus checks after $1.9 trillion bill is passed

Summary List Placement A group of Democratic senators is calling for President Joe Biden to support regular direct-payment checks to low-income Americans while the US economy... Read more ...

Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says she was shocked...

Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says she was shocked that Trump's January 6 rally turned violent

Summary List Placement Former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany has said she was shocked that the pro-Trump "Stop the Steal" rally on January 6 turned violent. In... Read more ...

Fauci says the US won't change its vaccine strategy to delay second doses...

Fauci says the US won't change its vaccine strategy to delay second doses, unlike countries like the UK

Summary List Placement Dr. Anthony Fauci said the US won't delay the second coronavirus dose, despite promising signs in places like the UK which are adopting that... Read more ...

New York lawmakers are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign following...

New York lawmakers are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign following sexual harassment allegations

Summary List Placement Lawmakers are calling on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign after three women alleged he made unwanted sexual advances towards them. Two former... Read more ...

Third Woman Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Unwanted Advances

Third Woman Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Unwanted Advances

The woman told the New York Times about an uncomfortable encounter with Cuomo at a wedding as the governor faces a sexual harassment investigation. Read more ...

A third woman says Gov. Cuomo made unwanted advances towards her at a wedding

A third woman says Gov. Cuomo made unwanted advances towards her at a wedding

Summary List Placement A third woman has said that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made unwanted advances towards her. Anna Ruch told The New York Times that in September 2019... Read more ...