Trump ‘Relieved’ by Acquittal in Impeachment Trial: AdviserEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Former Trump campaign strategist Jason Miller told Newsmax on Monday that former President Donald Trump is glad that his impeachment trial is over and relieved that he has been acquitted. “Of course, the president was relieved,” Miller told the “Spicer & Co.” program. “He was glad to be getting past this second impeachment witch hunt.” On Feb. 13, the Senate voted 57–43 to convict Trump, 10 votes shy of the 67 needed for a “guilty” verdict. The vote cleared Trump of the charge of “incitement of insurrection,” an allegation that his lawyers panned as a “monstrous lie” that didn’t reflect the reality of what happened on Jan. 6, when the U.S. Capitol was breached and overrun. “An insurrection—unlike a riot—is an organized movement acting for the express purpose to overthrow and take possession of a government’s powers,” Trump’s lawyers wrote in filings, arguing that the former president’s speech “was not an act …Read More

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