Donald Trump Has Been Impeached and Acquitted

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Donald Trump Has Been Impeached and Acquitted

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As of Wednesday, February 5, President Donald Trump has been acquitted of all impeachment charges. The two articles of impeachment in question were abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Abuse of power was in favor of acquittal by 52-48, and obstruction of congress was a not guilty verdict, 53-47.

In a Republican-controlled Senate, all Democrats found Trump guilty, while all Republicans except Mitt Romney voted for an acquittal.

Republican Mitt Romney announcing his decision to convict

This verdict ends the months-long, historic impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump.