Senators Vote To Acquit President Trump

February 11, 2020
The Dome of U.S. Capitol building is seen on Thursday ahead the historic impeachment trial of President Trump got underway with the arrival in the Senate of the seven House managers to formally present the two charge... The Dome of U.S. Capitol building is seen on Thursday ahead the historic impeachment trial of President Trump got underway with the arrival in the Senate of the seven House managers to formally present the two charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Washington, D.C. January 16, 2020. (Photo by Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 11, 2020

The Senate voted Wednesday to acquit President Trump of charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress related to his Ukraine conduct, bringing to an end a fast-tracked two-week impeachment trial. We’re following the reactions to the historic decision.

  • Senate Republicans defeated a motion to call witnesses.
  • On Monday, impeachment managers and the President's team gave closing arguments.
  • On Monday and Tuesday, senators made speeches announcing how they're thinking about their final vote on whether or not to acquit.
  • A final vote on the articles of impeachment occurred Wednesday afternoon.
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The Senate voted Wednesday to acquit President Trump of charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress related to his Ukraine conduct, bringing to an end a fast-tracked two-week impeachment trial. We’re following the reactions to the historic decision.

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