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Trump acquitted in second impeachment trial

President Trump Saturday was acquitted on an impeachment charge of inciting a riot Jan. 6 on Capitol Hill The vote was 57-43 to convict, ten votes short of the 67 needed. Seven GOP senators joined with all Democrats in finding Trump guilty: Sens. Richard Burr of North Carolina, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Mitt Romney of Utah, Ben