By Daily Caller. More than four months of impeachment drama culminated with the acquittal of President Donald Trump.
Pundits and politicians have speculated about Trump’s impeachment since before he was even elected, and an impeachment inquiry was officially launched in September 2019 by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Since then, there have been dozens of hearings into Trump’s now-infamous July 25th phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, but it all came to an end Wednesday when the Senate acquitted the president on one count of abuse of power and another count of obstruction of justice.
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Trump Impeachment Verdict: How the Senators Voted
By Fox News. President Trump was acquitted on Wednesday by the Senate on the two articles of impeachment brought against him by the House.
The impeachment vote on the Senate floor to find Trump not guilty on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress fell mostly along party lines with only one Republican lawmaker defecting and voting in favor of finding Trump guilty of abuse of power.
Anti-Trump Protests Held Across the U.S. Following Impeachment Acquittal
By The Week. Thousands of demonstrators attended “Reject the Cover-Up” protests across the United States on Wednesday evening, after the Senate impeachment trial ended with President Trump’s acquittal. . .
Hundreds gathered outside of the Capitol, where Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) declared, “I will focus my ire on Senate Republicans. Shame on you, Mitch McConnell.” About 50 people held a sit-in inside the building, chanting, “Trump is guilty!” One demonstrator, Sara Anzalone, told USA Today she believes “getting a foreign power to interfere with our country is just completely against the Constitution and completely out of his power. And I really think that he should be held responsible, and it really kind of makes me pissed off that he could have been held accountable today.” (Read more from “Anti-Trump Protests Held Across the U.S. Following Impeachment Acquittal” HERE)