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US senate acquits President Trump from all impeachment charges


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WASHINGTON: US
President Donald Trump drew on staunch Republican support to defeat the gravest
threat yet to his three-year-old presidency on Wednesday, winning acquittal in
the Senate on impeachment charges of abuse of power and obstruction of
Congress.

Only the third US
leader ever placed on trial, Trump readily defeated the Democratic-led effort
to expel him from office for having illicitly sought help from Ukraine to
bolster his 2020 re-election effort.

Trump immediately
claimed “victory” while the White House declared it a full
“exoneration” for the president — even as Democrats rejected the
acquittal as the “valueless” outcome of an unfair trial.

Despite being
confronted with strong evidence, Republicans stayed loyal …read more

Source:: The Frontier Post

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