Witness Vote Fails, But Impeachment Trial Stretches To Next Week The Senate adjourned for the weekend, but the impeachment trial of President Trump is not over. Senators voted not to hear from new witnesses on Friday — a move Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called it a "grand tragedy." This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional editor Deirdre Walsh, and Congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell.
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Witness Vote Fails, But Impeachment Trial Stretches To Next Week

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Witness Vote Fails, But Impeachment Trial Stretches To Next Week

Witness Vote Fails, But Impeachment Trial Stretches To Next Week

Witness Vote Fails, But Impeachment Trial Stretches To Next Week

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Friday's vote against allowing witnesses in the impeachment trial a "grand tragedy." Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Friday's vote against allowing witnesses in the impeachment trial a "grand tragedy."

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The Senate adjourned for the weekend, but the impeachment trial of President Trump is not over.

Senators voted not to hear from new witnesses on Friday — a move Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called it a "grand tragedy." Though several Republicans had concerns with the president's conduct, they ultimately decided allowing witnesses wouldn't be enough to convince them that conduct is impeachable.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional editor Deirdre Walsh, and Congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell.

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