Trump's journey from election defeat to acquittal in second impeachment trial

Washington (AFP) – Former US president Donald Trump was acquitted Saturday in his second impeachment trial by a Senate vote of 57 to 43, surviving charges that he incited the deadly January 6 assault on the US Capitol by supporters bent on preventing Congress from transferring power to Joe Biden. Here is a timeline of events leading up to the trial and acquittal: Election defeatDespite the risks posed by the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the country, record numbers of Americans turn out to vote in the November 3 election.  Trump had spent the preceding months warning of election fraud and tryi…

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