Impeachment Trial Live: Murkowski Says She’ll Vote No on Witnesses

 

  • President Trump’s direct role in the Ukraine pressure campaign was earlier than previously known: He told his national security adviser at the time, John R. Bolton, in May to help, Mr. Bolton’s book says.

  • Senators have begun a debate over including additional witnesses and documents in the trial. Republicans have felt increasingly confident that they will have the support to block a vote to subpoena new witnesses, like Mr. Bolton. Senator Lisa Murkowski, Republican of Alaska, said Friday she would vote against including new witnesses and documents in President Trump’s impeachment trial, likely dealing a fatal blow to Democrats’ attempts to compel new evidence.

 

Article URL : https://www.nytimes.com/live/2020/trump-impeachment-trial-01-31

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