Yesterday the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump ended with his acquittal.
For the first charge, which was an abuse of power, President Trump was accused of abusing his power when he attempted to put pressure on the President of Ukraine to announce there was an investigation into Joe Biden.
For the abuse of power charge, 47 Democrats voted yes for impeachment and 1 Republican voted yes for impeachment. 52 Republicans voted no for impeachment. In total 48 Senators voted yes for the abuse of power charge and 52 Senators voted no for the abuse of power charge.
For the second charge, which was obstruction of Congress, President Trump was accused of not co-operating with the impeachment inquiry by withholding information and preventing his aides from co-operating with the impeachment inquiry.
For the obstruction of Congress, charge 47 Democrats voted yes for impeachment and 53 Republicans voted no for impeachment.
For a President to be convicted and removed from office two-thirds(67) of the senators must have voted yes for impeachment.
After the Senators voted Chief Justice Roberts who presided over the trial said, “It is, therefore, ordered and adjudged that the said Donald John Trump be, and he is hereby, acquitted of the charges in said articles”.