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Senate Votes No to Calling New Witnesses in Trump Impeachment

FILE PHOTO: National Security Advisor John Bolton adjusts his glasses as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while meeting with…

The U.S. Senate voted Friday not to allow new testimony and documents in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, as reports of new revelations surface from Trump’s former national security adviser, John Bolton.

The 51-49 vote split largely along party lines, with two Republicans — Susan Collins of Maine and Mitt Romney of Utah — voting with the Democrats.

The Senate is now in recess, at the call of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

The Republican-majority Senate is widely anticipated to acquit Trump after rejecting Democratic calls for new evidence. The precise timetable for final action was unclear as the Senate began four hours read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com