Donald Trump Acquitted in Impe...

News

Donald Trump Acquitted in Impeachment Vote

Adrian Harmon
Adrian Harmon

11:15 PM - 5 Feb 2020



US President Donald Trump has been acquitted following his impeachment trial in the US Senate.

Senators voted 48 'guilty' to 52 'not guilty' on the abuse of power charge.

Shortly after, they voted 47-53 on the charge of obstruction.

His impeachment would have required a two-thirds majority in the chamber.

He was accused of asking the leader of Ukraine to investigate his Democratic rival Joe Biden, something he always denied.

Chuck Schumer, the top Senate Democrat, said: "No doubt, the president will boast he received total exoneration. But we know better. We know this wasn't a trial by any stretch of the definition."

The result means the 73-year-old can remain in office.



You might like

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-8 AM

Share

Up next

Weekend Breakfast with Alison...

Weekend Breakfast with Alison Curtis

8 AM-11 AM

Share

Mario's Sunday Roast

Mario's Sunday Roast

11 AM-1 PM

Share

Pamela Joyce

Pamela Joyce

1 PM-4 PM

Share

Sunday Drive with Phil Cawley

Sunday Drive with Phil Cawley

4 PM-7 PM

Share

Ed's Songs of Praise

Ed's Songs of Praise

7 PM-10 PM

Share

Sunday Selection

Sunday Selection

10 PM-12 AM

Share

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

Early Breakfast with Paula Mac...

Early Breakfast with Paula MacSweeney

5 AM-7 AM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on