Because the decision fell largely along party lines, senators voted, Close After starting the day with the unexpected possibility of extending the proceedings for days or weeks, Trump̵
“I think he will be convicted for public opinion,” said Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer, immediately after the vote to acquit. “There is no doubt that Donald Trump has disqualified himself.”
Saturday morning began in the Senate with a call for subpoenas from witnesses, who took many in the room by surprise and threatened to delay the Senate’s verdict. The witness call was prompted by a statement Friday night by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler. The Washington State Republican had said that while speaking with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy during the January 6 riot at the Capitol, Trump was not concerned about the safety of the lawmakers who were in the building for Joe’s victory. Biden in the 2020 presidential election. .
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Where to watch now
The Senate impeachment trial will be broadcast on most major TV news channels on Saturday. If you don’t have cable, you can check out the trial version for free here.