US President Donald Trump was acquitted on the second article of impeachment — obstruction of Congress — by a vote of 53 to 47 in the Senate on Wednesday.
The result followed party lines.
The votes were read out by roll call, before Chief Justice John Roberts announced that the president was «not guilty as charged on the second article of impeachment».
Trump was also acquitted on the first... Еще article of impeachment: abuse of power.
He was the third US president to face and survive a Senate trial. The others were Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton.