By Evan Campbell, Micaela Rodríguez, and Shawn ZellerPosted February 1, 2020 at 2:50pm
The Senate voted 51-49 on Jan. 31 against calling witnesses in President Trump’s impeachment trial and will now move to closing arguments and votes, on Feb. 5, on the two articles of impeachment, accusing Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. CQ Roll Call White House reporter Niels Lesniewski explains why Republicans objected to witnesses and why they will vote to acquit.
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