BREAKING: Senate acquits Trump on both impeachment charges

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The Senate on Wednesday voted almost entirely along party lines — there was one Republican defection — to acquit President Donald Trump on abuse of power and on obstruction of Congress.

On the first of two articles of impeachment, Mitt Romney of Utah was the lone Republican to vote to convict Trump, along with all Democrats. On the second article, obstruction of Congress, the president was acquitted in a pure party-line vote with all Republicans voting not guilty and all Democrats voting guilty.

It was the third time in the nation’s history that a president has been impeached — and the third time that a president has been acquitted on all impeachment articles.

Full story @ NBC News

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