Senate acquitted former president Donald Trump at the impeachment trial. 43 votes were against, the TV channel reports “Russia 24”… Thus, the impeachment did not receive the required two-thirds of the votes. Senators have ruled that Donald Trump, the former president of the United States, is innocent.
The prosecution expressed hope that Trump would be convicted. “The stakes are higher than ever. Because the cold, harsh truth is that what happened on January 6 could happen again,” said Joe Negews, a spokesman for the prosecution, referring to the storming of the Capitol, which the former was accused of. President. – I believe the Senate will rise to the occasion today in denouncing President Trump and defending our Republic .. I fear, like many of you, that the violence we saw on that terrible day may only be the beginning. Senators, this is cannot be the new norm. It must end. And the decision is in your hands. “
Trump’s defense did not deny that the senators were presented with “a lot of horrific evidence of riot.” “But all this does not change the fact that Mr. Trump is innocent of the charges against him, – said Michael van der Veen, Donald Trump’s lawyer. – In all these videos, we did not hear a single example of Mr. engage in violence of any kind. You have not heard anything that could be construed as encouraging or sanctioning an insurrection by Mr. Trump. “
As a result, at the meeting on February 13 Senators acquitted Trump.
The ex-president commented on current events, addressing the American people. “Our historic, patriotic and wonderful movement to make America great again has just begun,” he said. “I will have something to share with you in the months ahead. I look forward to continuing our incredible journey together to achieve American greatness for all of us. people. This has never happened! “
Trump – sole president in the entire history of the United States, received two impeachments in the House of Representatives and then twice acquitted by the Senate.
Source: Вести.Ru by www.vesti.ru.
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