Lead House impeachment manager Representative Jamie Raskin speaks on the fifth day of former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial at the U.S. Capitol on February 13. Photo: Screencap/Congress.gov/Getty Images Former president Donald Trump’s impeachment trial over inciting the January 6 Capitol riot ended Saturday with an acquittal. Below, in reverse chronological order, are updates on the trial and aftermath as it played out. The Speaker joined the House managers’ press conference after the verdict and unloaded on the senators who voted to acquit Trump. “What we saw in that Senate today was a cowardly group of Republicans who apparently have no options, because they were afraid to defend their job, respect the institution in which they serve,” Pelosi said, “What is so important about any one of us? What is so important about the political survival of any one of us than the Constitution we have sworn to protect and defend?” She also singled out McConnell, rejecting his post-acquittal attack on Trump: “For him to get up there and make this indictment against the president, and say, ‘I can’t vote for it because it’s after the fact’ — [it was ] the fact that he established … that [the… Read full this story
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