“For years, Donald Trump poured gasoline on lies, encouraging racism and hatred, then lit the match on January 6th,” Sanchez said in a statement concerning the bill. “A president who has been impeached twice does not deserve the honours bestowed on a former president. We should never glorify the hatred Donald Trump personified as President. This bill ensures that there is no glory for hate, not a building, statue, or even a park bench.”
The U.S. Senate voted 57-43 to acquit Trump in his second impeachment trial on Feb. 13. Trump was charged by the House with incitement of insurrection in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol breach.
“Two-thirds of the Senate, or 67 votes, were required to convict Trump,” The Daily Wire reported. “All Democrats voted in favor of conviction, in addition to seven Republicans, including Richard Burr of North Carolina, Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Senator Susan Collins of Maine, Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Senator Ben Sasse