Trump acquitted: Senate ends impeachment saga

Posted on AllSides February 5th, 2020
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The Senate voted to acquit President Trump of two articles of impeachment, ending a monthslong effort by Democrats to remove him from office.

Democrats fell far short of winning the needed 67 votes to convict the president of either the abuse of power or the obstruction of Congress charges. The vote fell largely along party lines, reflecting poll numbers showing a sharp partisan divide on the issue.

One Republican, Sen. Mitt Romney, voted with Democrats on the abuse of power charge, but no Democrats voted to acquit the president. The...

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