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

13 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

13 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

13 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

14 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

14 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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Biden urges Senate to take 'quick action' on coronavirus relief package

Biden urges Senate to take 'quick action' on coronavirus relief package

President Joe Biden on Saturday called for the Senate to quickly pass his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which the House approved early Saturday morning. “I hope it... Read more ...

Grenell strongly hints at run for California governor at CPAC

Grenell strongly hints at run for California governor at CPAC

Richard Grenell, a top ally of former President Donald Trump, strongly hinted at a run for California governor in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on... Read more ...

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate. Read more ...

'Oath Keeper' Jessica Watkins denounced the extremist group but will stay in...

'Oath Keeper' Jessica Watkins denounced the extremist group but will stay in jail before her trial, judge says

Summary List Placement On Friday, a federal judge ruled that a member of a far-right militia group who stormed the US Capitol building will remain in jail after she petitioned... Read more ...

Trump endorses primary rival challenging Republican impeachment supporter

Trump endorses primary rival challenging Republican impeachment supporter

Former President Donald Trump is weighing in for the first time on behalf of a primary challenger opposing one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach him in... Read more ...

Senator Has a 'Plan B' to Raise Minimum Wage

Senator Has a 'Plan B' to Raise Minimum Wage

With the door shut on raising the federal minimum wage through the COVID-19 relief bill , Democrats are looking for another route. Instead of mandating a $15 hourly wage, Sen... Read more ...

Opinion | Mohammed bin Salman Is an Odious Murderer. We Should Help Saudi...

Opinion | Mohammed bin Salman Is an Odious Murderer. We Should Help Saudi Arabia Anyway

It is easy to frame the release of the intelligence report on the gruesome murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul as an attempt by President Joe Biden to... Read more ...

House Democrats to vote on $1.9 trillion stimulus plan with minimum-wage...

House Democrats to vote on $1.9 trillion stimulus plan with minimum-wage hike in jeopardy

L Summary List Placement House Democrats were on course to vote on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package later on Friday as lawmakers rushed to rescue a key... Read more ...

Democrats Switch To Plan B For Minimum Wage Increase

Democrats Switch To Plan B For Minimum Wage Increase

After a roadblock in their $15-an-hour plan, Senate Democrats are considering higher taxes on corporations that pay low wages. Read more ...

Biden administration releases report on Khashoggi's killing directly...

Biden administration releases report on Khashoggi's killing directly implicating Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Summary List Placement The Biden administration on Friday released a declassified US intelligence report on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal 2018 killing that... Read more ...