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WASHINGTON (BP) -- The U.S. Senate acquitted President Donald Trump of impeachment charges Wednesday (Feb. 5) in only the third such action in American history.
Senators voted 52-48 against an article of impeachment brought by the U.S. House of Representatives that charged the president with abuse of power. They also voted 53-47 against an article accusing him of obstruction of Congress. As expected, the Senate fell far short of the two-thirds majority needed to convict and remove Trump from office. Read More