The U.S.A Senate has acquitted President Donald Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress on Wednesday following a historic fortnight trial.
52 Republicans voted to acquit Trump of abuse of power while all 47 Democrats voted to convict and remove him from office for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
The Republican majority senate voted 52 – 48 to acquit Donald Trump of abuse of power and 53-47 to acquit him of obstruction of Congress.
This means that President Donald Trump will continue to be the U.S. president until the next United States presidential election scheduled on Tuesday, 3 November 2020.
The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives impeached Trump on December 18 for withholding military aid to Ukraine to pressure Kiev to investigate his political rival Joe Biden.
Utah Senator Mitt Romney was the only Republican to break ranks, voting for conviction on the abuse of power charge.
Romney sided with the Republican majority on the obstruction of Congress charge.