With most of Trump’s party coalescing around him, the 57-43 tally fell 10 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed to convict.
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Few Republicans appeared ready to repudiate a leader who maintains broad sway over their party by joining Democrats in convicting him.
Many Republican senators have been waiting for a sign from the Senate majority leader before deciding whether to convict Donald Trump for "incitement of insurrection.”
The impeachment article invoked the 14th Amendment, which prohibits anyone who "engaged in insurrection or rebellion” against the United States from holding future office.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s positive coronavirus test has raised the possibility, however remote, that he could become incapacitated or potentially die in office if his symptoms worsen. While that outcome remains highly unlikely, and few in Washington were willing to discuss it Friday, when Trump ...