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Trump acquitted: 7 GOPers vote to convict, McConnell condemns but votes not guilty

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Trump acquitted: 7 GOPers vote to convict, McConnell condemns but votes not guilty

The Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on charges of inciting the January 6th insurrection on Saturday. Seven Republicans joined Democrats in voting to convict Trump but the 57-43 vote fell short of the two-third majority required to pass the resolution. Ryan Goodman, NYU Professor of Law and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Just Security joins to discuss the implications of what transpired on the Senate floor.

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