February 2, 2020
Postindustrial Lawmakers Split Along Party Lines on Impeachment Witnesses
The U.S. Senate voted to block the consideration of new witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Trump, marking the first time in American history that none were called during a Senate impeachment proceeding.
Senators on Friday voted against calling witnesses despite the evidence of presidential wrongdoing and new, first-hand accounts by former National Security adviser John Bolton.
The Democratic-led House in December approved two articles of impeachment against Trump, which moved the proceedings the Senate for a trial.
Friday’s vote signals that the president will be acquitted the same week as the Iowa caucuses and the State of the Union address.
Here’s a breakdown of how senators representing Postindustrial America voted on whether to call witnesses, with links to their contact pages so you might let them know your thoughts on how they voted.
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Sen. Bob Casey For
Sen. Pat Toomey Against
Sen. Rob Portman Against
Sen. Mike Braun Against
Sen. Todd Young Against
Sen. Gary Peters For
Sen. Joe Manchin For
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito Against
Sen. Ron Johnson Against
Sen. Mitch McConnell Against
Sen. Rand Paul Against
Sen. Lamar Alexander Against
Sen. Marsha Blackburn Against
Sen. Richard Burr Against
Sen. Thom Tillis Against
Sen. Doug Jones For
Sen. Richard Shelby Against
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