"We all knew how this was going." That's what one senior House Democrat reportedly said about the Senate's acquittal of President Donald Trump yesterday on two articles of impeachment. The widely expected vote along party lines — broken only by GOP Sen. Mitt Romney, who voted to convict Trump on the charge of abuse of power — capped five months of investigations, public hearings and explosive media reports about the president's attempts to pressure Ukraine for political help.
Now what? All eyes are on November's presidential election, which members of both parties say is the only event that'll provide true closure on the deeply partisan matter.