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SOURCE: https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/trump-impeachment-trial-02-05-20/
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Romney also voted to acquit Trump on the second article of impeachment, obstruction of Congress.Meanwhile, Sen. Bernie Sanders said today “is not a good day for America.”The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump officially adjourned after senators acquitted Trump on both articles of impeachment.The vote on the first article, abuse of power, was 52-48, with GOP Sen. Mitt Romney joining Democrats in their "guilty" votes. The vote on the second article, obstruction of justice, was along party lines, 53-47.The Senate is now in recess until next week.Watch the impeachment trial adjourn: From CNN's Lauren Fox and Ellie Kaufman Outside the Capitol, dozens of protesters were seen chanting as the second article of impeachment was read inside the chamber.President Trump was acquitted just moments ago on both articles of impeachment, obstruction of Congress and abuse of power.Numerous cars awaiting Senators were spotted idling near the protesters.Sen. Mitt Romney’s car is parked directly in front of the Senate steps that lead to the chamber, away from the other cars.Protesters are holding signs that spell "coverup."Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell just announced that the Senate will give Chief Justice John Roberts a golden gavel to thank him for his time presiding over the trial.Roberts presided over the trial while still serving on the Supreme Court."We know full well that his presence as our presiding officer came in addition to — not instead of — his day job across the street.

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