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Sen. Richard Shelby Releases Statement after Voting to Acquit Trump

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) was one of 43 senators who voted to acquit former President Trump of inciting the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.  The vote this afternoon was 57 guilty to 43 not guilty. There needed to be 67 senators to vote “guilty” in order for Trump to have been convicted. Following the vote, Shelby released…

Former President Trump Releases Statement Following His Senate Acquittal

  Former President Trump has released a statement this afternoon, following his acquittal by the U.S. Senate on the impeachment charge he faced. The Senate voted 57-43, short of the 67 votes needed to convict him of inciting the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The following is the full statement from Trump: “I want to first thank my…