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Senate Republicans Decide Not to Hear New Info About Trump’s Alleged Corruption in Impeachment Trial

AL DRAGOAfter a ten-day trial packed with appeals from Democrats, counter-arguments from the White House and a few fresh revelations about President Trump’s conduct, the Senate voted against considering any new evidence in the impeachment trial, clearing the only real obstacle to a speedy acquittal of the president.On Friday, 49 senators—all 47 Democrats and two Republicans—voted in favor of a motion that would have allowed the chamber to subpoena additional documents and witnesses pertaining to Trump’s effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate his political rivals. Fifty-one Republicans voted against it. The Democrats prosecuting the case against Trump had argued that …read more

Source:: The Daily Beast



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