Dems' case for witnesses in Senate impeachment trial collapsing fast...and it gets worse

For Democrats, the case for calling new witnesses at the Senate impeachment trial seems to be deflating like a bad soufflé. That's the news focus now, and even the New York Times and Reuters are reporting that the Democrats' quest for witnesses is falling apart fast. Here's the Times: Republican leaders signaled they were regaining confidence that they would be able to block new witnesses and documents and bring the trial to an acquittal verdict as soon as Friday. Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and the minority leader, acknowledged that winning enough Republican votes was unlikely. Here's Reuters: WASHINGTON (Reuters) — A Democratic push to force Republicans to accept witnesses at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate appeared to be flagging on Wednesday, raising the possibility he could be acquitted as early as...(Read Full Post)
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