The Senate voted to acquit former President Trump on the charge of incitement of insurrection on Saturday, ending Trump’s second impeachment trial (and the fourth in US history). The 57-43 vote in favor of conviction fell short of the two-thirds majority required for a conviction.
More context: The vote took place largely along party lines, with seven Republicans joining all 50 Democrats in favor of conviction. Here's a summary of how each Senator voted.
Extra: Read Trump’s statement following the acquittal here.
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