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Donald Trump acquitted in second impeachment trial

Senate fails to achieve two-thirds majority needed to convictTrump thanks supporters and complaints about ‘witch-hunt’Donald Trump has been acquitted by the Senate in his second impeachment trial for his role in the 6 January attack on the US Capitol – a verdict that underscores the sway America’s 45th president still holds over the Republican party even after leaving office.
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/feb/13/donald-trump-impeachment-trial-analysis-acquittal

The former president and his supporters are likely to claim victory as they did after his first impeachment trial a year agoDonald Trump’s highly anticipated acquittal at his US Senate impeachment trial is the least surprising twist in American politics since … well, his acquittal at his first US Senate impeachment trial a year ago.
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/feb/13/donald-trump-acquitted-impeachment-trial

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