Former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial was expected to last longer than expected after the Senate voted in favor of calling witnesses on Saturday morning.
Witnesses weren’t expected in the proceedings, but Maryland Democrat Jamie Raskin said on Saturday morning that his team would like to call Washington Republican Jamie Raskin after her. Issued a statement late Friday It said Trump on January 6 resisted telling his supporters to stop attacking the Capitol.
However, moving to a new stage rather than ending the exam on the expected Saturday afternoon could delay Senate work on COVID relief.US Stock Futures
Saturday mornings were trading flat to slightly higher.
On Saturday, the Senate voted 55-45 in favor of calling witnesses in court as five Republicans joined the Chamber of Commerce’s 50 Democrats and independents.
These five Republican senators include four known for criticizing Trump, Susan Collins in Maine, Lisa Mulkowski in Alaska, Mitt Romney in Utah, and Bensus in Nebraska. I did. Trump’s ally, Lindsey Graham, South Carolina, also voted to call witnesses. Tweet on Saturday morning It says, “If you want a delay, it will be a long one with many, many witnesses.”
Michael van der Veen, one of Trump’s lawyers, made similar comments to Graham’s lawyer, who addressed the Senate on Saturday.
“If you vote for witnesses, don’t handcuff me by limiting the number of witnesses I can have. You need to do a thorough investigation they didn’t do,” the lawyer said. It was.
Trump’s impeachment trial was extended after a 55-45 Senate witness vote
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B21005575-02D4-D4B5-4572-D289705B1EF7%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1 Trump’s impeachment trial was extended after a 55-45 Senate witness vote