February 14, 2021
President says the substance of the charge against Donald Trump over the January attack on US Capitol is not in dispute
- Donald Trump acquitted in second impeachment trial
US president Joe Biden has urged Americans to defend democracy following the acquittal of Donald Trump at his second impeachment trial, saying: “This sad chapter in our history has reminded us that democracy is fragile.”
In a statement on Saturday night, Biden said the substance of the charge against his predecessor over the Capitol riot on 6 January in which five people died was not in dispute, and noted the seven Republicans who voted guilty.