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Trump acquitted, denounced in historic impeachment trial
Donald Trump was acquitted on Feb. 13 of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that spared him the first-ever conviction of a current or former U.S. president but exposed the fragility of America's democratic traditions and left a divided nation to come to terms with the violence sparked by his defeated presidency.
Impeachment failed; Trump reacted to the acquittal
Thus, second initiative of the Democrats for Trump's impeachment failed.
There were 57 senators in favor of recalling Trump, while 43 voted against.
The 57-43 vote in the Senate, however, fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to convict.
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