July 29, 2021

Senate votes to acquit as Trump celebrates: our movement 'has only just begun' – live

Senate has officially voted to acquit Trump on 57-43 vote Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler’s statement...

11.14pm GMT

Fox News seemed to suggest the Republicans who supported convicting Donald Trump had betrayed their voters, saying in a news alert that the seven senators “turned their backs” on the former president.

Actual Fox News alert I just received. pic.twitter.com/LuJAVNr6Fv

11.03pm GMT

Senator Lisa Murkowski was one of the seven Republicans who voted to convict Donald Trump in the impeachment trial. Of those seven Republicans, Murkowski is the only one who is up for reelection next year.

Murkowski said in an interview that she felt it was important for her to stand up for her values with this vote.

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