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Senate Acquits Trump: Key Takeaways From Impeachment Trial

12 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

12 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

12 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

12 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

12 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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Biden spoke with Saudi King Salman for the first time, but didn't say if...

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Capitol Police chief: We asked for National Guard help early on Jan. 6

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