Split vote acquits President Trump

The proceedings also are feeding the tumultuous 2020 run for the White House.

A majority of senators expressed unease with Trump's pressure campaign on Ukraine that resulted in the two articles of impeachment. But there was nowhere near the two-thirds vote necessary in the Republican-held Senate to remove the president from office.

He was found not guilty of both articles of impeachment. Trump is eager to use the tally as vindication, a political anthem in his reelection bid.

Source: https://wgem.com/2020/02/05/not-guilty-split-senate-acquits-trump-of-impeachment/

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