Senate slams door on witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Friday rejected calling witness to the impeachment trial of President Trump, falling short by a slim margin and setting up a final vote to end the proceedings.

Two Republicans — Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine — voted with all 47 Senate Democrats in favor of considering votes to call witnesses and to subpoena documents from the White House.

Two more votes were needed to reach the simple majority needed to pass the resolution.

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