• Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.

Senators to consider witnesses in Trump trial

  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.

Senators have voted to consider witnesses in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Lead Democratic prosecutor Jamie Raskin of Maryland asked for a deposition of Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler over fresh information. (Feb. 13)

Video Transcript

PATRICK LEAHY: So the question we have before us is whether it shall be an order to consider and debate under the rules of impeachment any motion to subpoena witnesses or documents. The yeas and nays has been made. Is there a sufficient second? There appears to be. There is. The clerk will call the roll.

- Ms. Baldwin?

TAMMY BALDWIN: Aye.

- Mrs. Gillibrand? Mr. Graham? Mr. Moran? Ms. Murkowski?

PATRICK LEAHY: On the question of whether it shall be an order to consider and debate under the rules of impeachment any motion to subpoena witnesses or document, the motion is agreed to by a vote of 55 to 45. Majority leader.

- Mr. President, I suggest the absence of a quorum.

PATRICK LEAHY: Clerk will call the role.

- Ms. Baldwin?