Just hours after their colleagues in the Senate voted to acquit President Trump on the two articles of impeachment brought against him, Republican lawmakers in the House introduced a resolution to condemn House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for ripping up a copy of Trump’s State of the Union address.
The White House on Tuesday released a statement calling the Senate’s vote to acquit President Trump of the two articles of impeachment brought against him a “full vindication and exoneration.”
Mitt Romney was the lone senator to defect from either party's line on Tuesday when the upper chamber of Congress voted to acquit President Trump of the two articles of impeachment brought against him by the House.
President Trump was acquitted on Wednesday by the Senate of the two articles of impeachment brought against him by the House. Here is how each of the 100 U.S. senators voted.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the lead House impeachment manager, said on Sunday that he believes the Democrats “proved” their case against President Trump and that there was nothing they could have done differently.
One of the lawyers representing President Trump in his impeachment trial said it was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats’ fault for failing to charge Trump with an impeachable offense while praising the Senate for rejecting a call for more witnesses in the trial.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said that President Trump delaying almost $400 million in aid to Ukraine in an attempt to force the country to investigate the Bidens was “crossing the line,” he doesn’t believe that it met the constitutional threshold for impeachment.
President Trump is slated to give his third State of the Union address – and his fourth speech to a joint session of Congress – amid a highly partisan atmosphere in Washington as his impeachment trial continues to roil the Senate.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., slammed an impeachment trial question by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., about the intelligence community whistleblower whose complaint led to the investigation into President Trump, calling it “disgraceful” in a tense moment Thursday on the Senate floor.
Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., said on Sunday that he hopes undergoing impeachment and the trial in the Senate will “be instructive” for President Trump.