AP Source: McConnell Says He Can’t Yet Block New Witnesses
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told senators privately he does not yet have the votes to block new witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
- Published 28 January 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told senators privately Tuesday he does not yet have the votes to block new witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. That’s according to a Republican familiar with a closed-door meeting of GOP senators and granted anonymity to discuss it. McConnell convened the meeting shortly after Trump’s legal team made its closing arguments in the trial. At this point, the GOP leader faces a handful of potential…