After a two-week-long impeachment trial, US President Donald Trump was acquitted of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Senate Republicans found that the allegations of Trump pressuring Ukraine to investigate a political opponent and interfering with witness testimonies did not justify removal from office.
“I think it is a partial exoneration. So, I will partly agree with you. By the way, I’m one of the few people in […] Team Trump who wanted witnesses because I think the witnesses would have achieved that full exoneration,” former National Hispanic Advisory Council for Trump member and close Trump ally, Steve Cortes, said.
Trump is the third US president to face an impeachment trial and the first to have a trial without witnesses after Senate Republicans voted