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Sinema, Kelly vote to convict Trump in impeachment trial

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Posted at 3:28 PM, Feb 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-13 19:16:38-05

PHOENIX (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial ended Saturday with an acquittal as both of Arizona's two Democratic senators voted in a majority that fell short of the two-thirds needed for conviction.

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said Trump "betrayed his oath willfully, as no president has before" and "incited a violent insurrection against his own government because he did not like the outcome of a free and fair election."

Sen. Mark Kelly said evidence demonstrated that Trump incited the violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6 and did it "with the intention of overturning the decision of the voters of Arizona."