acquitted for the time being
February 5, 2020

President Trump is celebrating his impeachment acquittal in the best way he knows how.

After the Senate voted Wednesday to acquit Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, he took irony to a new level and made yet another joke about being president for life. Specifically, he tweeted a video that places him in front of election signs promising he'll run for president in the year 90000, which he had already shared for the first time back in June.

Meanwhile, the rest of Trump's allies tried making a meme of their own by claiming he's "acquitted for life," like House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) did with a full-on video.

To be clear, there's no way to be "acquitted forever" because there's no telling what Trump's future will hold. The fact that he's facing a number of charges and lawsuits and the possibility of more once he leaves office just complicates that claim even further. Kathryn Krawczyk

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