Former US president Donald Trump on Saturday welcomed his acquittal within the US Senate on an impeachment cost and mentioned his political motion “has solely simply begun.”
“Our historic, patriotic and delightful motion to Make America Nice Once more has solely simply begun,” Trump mentioned in a press release issued simply moments after the Senate vote.
“Within the months forward I’ve a lot to share with you, and I look ahead to persevering with our unbelievable journey collectively to attain American greatness for all of our folks,” he mentioned.
“We’ve a lot work forward of us, and shortly we’ll emerge with a imaginative and prescient for a brilliant, radiant, and limitless American future,” Trump mentioned.
A two-thirds majority was wanted within the 100-member Senate to convict Trump of the cost of inciting the January 6 assault on the US Capitol by his supporters but solely 57 senators voted “responsible.”
Seven Republicans joined Democrats within the Senate in voting to convict the previous president.
Trump denounced his second impeachment trial as “yet one more part of the best witch hunt within the historical past of our Nation.”
“No president has ever gone via something prefer it,” Trump mentioned.
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