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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…

U.S. Senate Acquits Trump of Inciting Capitol Attack

The U.S. Senate has acquitted former President Donald Trump of inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, bringing his trial to a close and giving the former president a historic second victory in the court of impeachment. Trump is the first president to be impeached twice, and he is also now twice acquitted as the majority of Republicans…

McConnell Seeks to Push Trump Impeachment Trial to February

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to postpone Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. The idea could appeal to some Senate Democrats, who are eager to spend time confirming President Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominees. The House impeached Trump…

McConnell Says Mob that Stormed Capitol Was “Fed Lies” by President Trump

FILE (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) is explicitly pointing his finger at President Trump for helping to spur the recent attack on the Capitol. McConnell said today on the Senate floor, “The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people.” McConnell spoke six days after the Democratic-led House…