The Senate voted to acquit former President Trump of charges of inciting the January 6th attack on congress. Although Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell expressed that Trump was legally culpable for a "disgraceful dereliction of duty", he concluded that the Senate is unable to convict former officials. The Senate had previously held it has the power to do so.
Hours after armed rioters storm the U.S. capitol to demand the 2020 presidential election be overturned, 7 Senators vote in support of their demands
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