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Democrats BACKTRACK on vote to call witnesses at Trump's impeachment trial, averting a potential political quagmire

22 days ago   |   By RT

Hours after a surprise vote to allow for calling witnesses in Donald Trump's impeachment trial, the US Senate agreed to enter into the record a statement that prosecutors considered critical, averting weeks or months of testimony.
House impeachment managers and lawyers for Trump agreed on Saturday to enter as evidence a statement by Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler describing what she had been relayed about a telephone call during the January 6 Capitol riot. The congresswoman said late Friday that when House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy called Trump and asked him to demand a stop to...
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Democrats Have The Votes To Call Ted Cruz And Josh Hawley As Impeachment Witnesses

Democrats Have The Votes To Call Ted Cruz And Josh Hawley As Impeachment Witnesses

22 days ago   |   By Politicus USA

Democrats are confident that they have the votes in the Senate to call both Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley as impeachment trial witnesses.
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Senate skips witnesses in Trump trial, moves toward vote

22 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

House Democrats began wrapping up their impeachment case against Donald Trump on Saturday after a tumultuous morning in which they gave up a last-minute plan for witness testimony that could have significantly prolonged the trial and delayed a vote on whether the former president incited the deadly Capitol insurrection.
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Donald Trump Lawyer's Plan to Call 'Lots' of Witnesses Threatens Joe Biden's Agenda

22 days ago   |   By Newsweek

An unexpected vote to call witnesses in the impeachment trial set up the potential for multiple skirmishes that could drag the process out, as Biden has urged lawmakers to focus on his COVID relief plan.
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Ted Cruz Says GOP Could Call Pelosi as Witness as Trump Trial Devolves Into Political Fight

22 days ago   |   By Newsweek

The GOP senator said Saturday that Republicans could call Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a witness in former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.
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Senate Unexpectedly Votes To Subpoena Witnesses And Documents In Impeachment Trial

22 days ago   |   By NPR

Who will testify in Former President Donald Trump's Senate trial, and how many witnesses will be called? At this point, it's still unclear.
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In surprise move, Senate votes to hear witnesses in Trump's impeachment trial

22 days ago   |   By NBC News

The former president's trial was expected to conclude Saturday, but may stretch on longer depending on how the Senate agrees to move forward.
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ABC News: Trump ‘Stunned, Stupefied' By Senate Vote To Allow Witnesses In Impeachment Trial

22 days ago   |   By Forbes

The former president and his legal team are "still trying to digest what the implications of this are.”
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Senate votes to accept surprise witness request in Trump impeachment trial

Senate votes to accept surprise witness request in Trump impeachment trial

22 days ago   |   By New York Post

The Senate on Saturday voted 55-45 to accept a surprise request by Democrats to potentially stall for days President Donald Trump's impeachment trial by calling at least one witness. Impeachment managers led by Rep. Jamie Raskin said they want to depose and subpoena notes written by Rep. Jamie Herrera Beutler regarding Trump's remarks during the Jan...
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Senate votes to allow witness testimony: Live

22 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

US senators vote 55-45 in favour of including witness testimony in trial, a move likely to prolong the trial.
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WATCH LIVE: Senate votes to call witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

22 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial continues on Saturday.
Both sides have made their cases, senators have asked questions, and closing arguments are expected ahead of a vote.
UPDATE 10:30 a.m.: The Senate has voted 55-45 to call witnesses in former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial in a surprise vote that will likely extend the proceedings.
Five Republicans sided with Democrats in the vote.
UPDATE a.m., per Associated Press: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told colleagues Saturday that he will vote to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment...
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