Senate rejects witnesses in Trump trial, ensuring acquittal


Senate rejects witnesses in Trump trial, ensuring acquittal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to reject efforts to call more witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, pushing one step closer to an acquittal vote.

The Senate rejected the idea, all but ensuring his eventual acquittal. However, senators considered pushing off final voting on his fate to next week.

The vote on allowing new witnesses was defeated 51-49 on a near party-line vote.

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Senate rejects witnesses in Trump trial, ensuring acquittal

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