"While the final vote did not lead to a conviction, the substance of the charge is not in dispute," Biden said in a statement released by the White House on Saturday evening. 'Only just begun': Donald Trump thanks Senate Republicans for second impeachment acquittal Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. Impeachment: In historic vote, Senate acquits Trump. Again. The Senate voted to acquit Trump in a 57-43 vote; seven Republicans joined all Democrats in a vote to convict. The vote fell 10 short of the necessary two-thirds of the chamber for a guilty verdict.
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To quote former President Barack Obama, “Toni Morrison was a national treasure.” Born in 1931, the author went on to become the first Black woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature. While the Pulitzer Prize winner, whose groundbreaking works included Beloved, Song of Solomon and The Bluest Eye, passed away in 2019, her words continue to inspire today. In honor of Morrison’s birthday on Feb. 18, we’re taking a look at some of the American novelist’s most memorable quotes.
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