Donald Trump acquitted in impeachment trial

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In this file photo US speaks during a briefing at the on September 27, 2020, in Washington, DC.(Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

US was acquitted by the on of inciting the deadly January 6 attack on the Capitol.

A two-thirds majority of the 100 senators was needed at Trump’s impeachment trial for conviction, but it fell short in a 57-43 vote.

Seven Republicans joined Democrats in voting to convict.