15 Feb 2021

Washington reaction to 2nd Trump acquittal

From First Up, 5:06 am on 15 February 2021

To the US, where Donald Trump was yesterday found not guilty of riling up a violent mob of his supporters who went on to storm the US Capitol, resulting in five deaths. Senators yesterday voted 57 to 43 in favour of impeaching the former president, 10 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed to secure a conviction. Washington correspondent Simon Marks spoke with Nathan Rarere.