DONALD Trump has promised a comeback in the wake of the failure to impeach him.
The former President is now free to run for office again after the Democrats were unable to muster enough votes in the Senate.
The trial ended on Saturday as Democrats failed to get the two-thirds majority to find him guilty – leading him to blast impeachment as the "greatest witch hunt in history” in a statement.
During this trial, the Democratic impeachment managers leading the prosecution against Trump cited preventing him running again in making their case for conviction.
But in the aftermath, the former President promised MAGA fans he would be back.
"Our historic, patriotic and beautiful movement to Make America Great Again has only just begun,” he said.
“In the months ahead I have much to share with you, and I look forward to continuing our incredible journey together to achieve American greatness for all of our people. There has never been anything like it!"
"We remain one People, one family, and one glorious nation under God, and it’s our responsibility to preserve this magnificent inheritance for our children and for generations of Americans to come."
During the trial said Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) said he “humbly” asked Senators to convict Trump.
“Because if you don’t, if we pretend this didn’t happen — or worse, if we let it go unanswered — who’s to say it won’t happen again?”
The former President stood accused of inciting his supporters to storm the Capitol on January 6 in a bid to stop lawmakers certifying that Joe Biden had won the Presidential election.
His lawyers argued the President could not be held accountable for the actions of the mob and he had called for "Peaceful and Patriotic" protest during the 'Stop the Steal' rally he addressed that day.
The riots left five people dead including a police officer and led to the former President being charged with inciting violence against the government of the United States.
A two thirds majority was needed in the Senate to convict Trump meaning the votes of 17 Republicans were needed – but in the end seven sided with the Democrats.
The trial came to a close after a chaotic turn of events forced an abrupt halt on the fifth day of proceedings as Senators deliberated over allowing witness testimony.
The proceedings resumed again over an hour later after the senators negotiated the impeachment trial's rules ahead of the legal teams' final arguments, and a vote was cast of 57 to 43.
This fell short of the 67 votes needed to find Trump guilty.
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