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Senate acquits President Donald Trump of two articles of impeachment — but it’s not bipartisan

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All Senate Democrats will vote to support the conviction and removal of President Donald Trump. To make matters worse, the conviction votes of the Senate will be bipartisan, thanks to Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) who decided that he will vote to convict.

Conservative Democrats were even willing to vote for impeachment less than 24 hours after Trump’s State of the Union Address.

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Other Republicans moderates decided that what Trump did was irresponsible and inappropriate but they voted against learning more information that could sway their opinions. As a result, Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) refused to vote to convict. Collins’ vote was specifically controversial, as she’s up for reelection in 2020 and her polling is not strong.

Collins also said that Trump has learned his lesson. Hours after her statement, Trump mocked it, saying he had not.

Trump was found not guilty on the first article, as the Constitution requires 2/3 to remove from office. The House was never expected to win the vote.

Upon the second article of impeachment, Trump was also found not guilty.

As MSNBC reporter Garrett Haake explained, it is the first time in US history that senators from two different parties voted to convict a president of an impeachable offense.

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US military brought in to monitor police brutality protests in 7 states: leaked documents

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According to an exclusive report from The Nation, based upon Defense Department documents, U.S. military members are being dispatched to seven different states to monitor the activities of Americans who have taken to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd at the hands of four former Minneapolis cops.

The report, by the Nation's Ken Klippenstein, notes that states include, "Minnesota, where a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, the military is tracking uprisings in New York, Ohio, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, and Kentucky, according to a Defense Department situation report," with the author pointing out, "Notably, only Minnesota has requested National Guard support."

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‘Absolute vacuum in leadership’: Internet shreds ‘coward’ Trump for hiding as 75 cities protest

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President Donald Trump is under fire Sunday after the White House announced he will not be seen today despite five days and nights of protests in more than 75 cities across the country and governors in at least ten states activating the National Guard.

Possibly more than at any time during his three-and-a-half year old administration Trump is taking tremendous criticism for how he has managed the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and for his handling of the protests against the killing by police of George Floyd.

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Trump boasts he’s about to declare Antifa a ‘Terrorist Organization’

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Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to announce that he will be "designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization."

The brief tweet followed several others blaming violence at George Floyd protests on the loosely organized group of anarchists.

The president wrote, "The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization."

You can see the tweets below:

The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2020

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