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Republicans Block Subpoenas for New Evidence as Impeachment Trial Begins

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[ad_1] WASHINGTON — A divided Senate began the impeachment trial of President Trump on Tuesday in utter acrimony, as Republicans blocked Democrats’ efforts to subpoena witnesses and documents related to Ukraine and moderate Republicans forced last-minute changes to rules that had been tailored to the president’s wishes. In a series of party-line votes punctuating 12 […]

Senate adopts trial rules after bitter debate over evidence.

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Senate adopts trial rules after bitter debate over evidence.Under the rules, orchestrated by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, the House managers and Mr. Trump’s lawyers...

After 12 hours of deliberation, the Senate adjourns.

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After 12 hours of deliberation, the Senate adjourns.Over twelve hours after the Senate opened as a trial of impeachment, Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky adjourned the chamber for...

Senate rejects request for more time to respond to motions.

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Senate rejects request for more time to respond to motions.Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, voted with Democrats to ask for more time to respond to motions.Credit...Erin Schaff/The...

Bid forcing Roberts to rule on subpoena motions is rejected.

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Bid forcing Roberts to rule on subpoena motions is rejected.The Senate rejected early Wednesday morning the final amendment offered by Democrats — this time by Senator Chris Van...

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Republicans Block Subpoenas for New Evidence as Impeachment Trial Begins

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WASHINGTON — A divided Senate began the impeachment trial of President Trump on Tuesday in utter acrimony, as Republicans blocked Democrats’ efforts to...