Tag: Witnesses

Day 10 of Trump’s Trial: The Anticlimax

Senator Lamar Alexander really knows how to drain the suspense from an impeachment fight, doesn’t he? Friday was supposed to be the big showdown in the Senate’s trial of President Trump — the long-awaited skirmish over whether to call for new witnesses and documents. To hit the 51-vote threshold, four Republicans needed to vote “aye” […]

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Trump trial could end soon; Alexander says no to witnesses

Democrats hopes of prolonging the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump and hearing from witnesses dimmed after a late decision from Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee. He says he will oppose calling more witnesses in the impeachment trial. The Senate likely will vote soon to acquit Trump. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said […]

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Senate approves impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses

U.S. President Donald Trump flashes a thumbs-up as he arrives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) × Senate approves impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses U.S. President Donald Trump […]

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