‘Go, and sin no more’: US Senate acquits Donald Trump on impeachment charges
US Senate has acquitted President Donald Trump of abuse of power.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday found President Donald Trump not guilty of abusing his powers, as had been charged by the House of Representatives.
In the first of two impeachment votes, the Republican-controlled Senate cleared the Republican president of Democrats’ accusations that he acted improperly in withholding U.S. security aid to Ukraine. The Senate vote was 52-48.
Then the second vote was on obstruction of Congress was backed by 53-47
Republican Mitt Romney broke party ranks to vote to convict Trump on abuse of power.
The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump officially adjourned after senators acquitted trump on both articles of impeachment.
The Senate is now in recess until next week