Trump trial: What happened on day 10

Democratic leader Chuck Schumer branded the process a “shame trial” as senators voted against calling witnesses to be cross-examined.

Here’s what you need to know from day 10 of the trial.

In a sentence:

Senators voted against calling witnesses to testify, paving the way to a final vote on the articles of impeachment against President Trump.

In a paragraph:

Senators voted 51-49, largely along party lines, to strike down a motion to allow witnesses to be called or new evidence to be heard in President Trump’s impeachment trial. The vote ended days of sustained pressure from Democrats to convince senators to allow former National Security Advisor, John Bolton, to be cross-examined on the senate floor.

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In 100 words:

Democratic leader Chuck Schumer reacted with fury to the vote calling the Senate proceedings a “grand tragedy”.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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