Donald Trump acquitted in second impeachment trial

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former President Donald Trump was acquitted of a single charge of impeachment on Saturday, Feb. 13 by the U.S. Senate.

By a 57-43 vote, the senators fell short of the needed 67 votes to convict Trump.

Sen. Richard Burr, who is retiring at the end of 2022, said Trump was guilty, one of 7 Republicans to vote along with all 50 Democrats.

Sen. Thom Tillis voted not guilty.