The Senate overwhelmingly acquitted President Trump on both articles of impeachment against him Wednesday afternoon following a brief trial, in a historic rejection of Democrats’ claims that the president’s Ukraine dealings and handling of congressional subpoenas merited his immediate removal from office. By a final vote of 52-48 against conviction on the abuse of power charge and 53-47 on the obstruction charge, the Senate fell far short of the two-thirds majority needed to convict and remove the president. Swing-vote Republican senators — including Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Susan Collins of Maine, and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee — voted to acquit on both counts.
Fox News Radio’s Guy Benson sat down moments after the vote with Former Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions. Sessions reacted to the news that his Senate opponent Doug Jones voted to to convict the President on both articles. He also discussed how this will impact the Senate race and play with the people of Alabama.