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After Democrats and Republicans laid out their arguments, the Senate voted 57 guilty and 43 not guilty, not enough to convict the former president of incitement to insurrection. Donald Trump is therefore not barred from running again in 2024 if he so wishes. Trump supporters were happy at the result and the Democrats were dismayed.
13 February 2021: The Democrats rested their case against former President Donald Trump for the impeachable crime of incitement of insurrection. Senate vote, 13 February 2021: 57 "Guilty" votes; 43 "Not Guilty" votes. The Democrats needed 67 votes for a "Guilty" verdict. Trump is acquitted.
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"The event that occurred at the Capitol in Washington D.C., on January 6th, 2021, was profoundly disturbing. This is our reaction to that event."
President-elect Joseph R. Biden proposed last week a $1.9 trillion rescue package to combat the economic downturn in the US and the Covid-19 crisis. “During this pandemic, millions of Americans, through no fault of their own, have lost the dignity and respect that comes with a job and a paycheck,” said Biden. The Biden rescue proposal would be financed entirely through increased federal borrowing and comes from the idea that the virus and the recovery are intertwined.
Due to the enormous interest generated by the historic second impeachment of US President Donald Trump around the world, GUIDEPOST is bringing you the text of the two impeachments. Here is the first, held on 18 December 2019, and revolving around two articles: Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress.
The impeachment of Donald Trump on 13 January 2021 is historic. It is the first time ever that a US President is impeached twice. How in the world did he do it?!