The vote would force Trump to seek congressional approval before launching new attacks at Iran, but the president is expected to veto the resolution.
Alexander Vindman, A Key Witness Against Trump In The Impeachment Inquiry, Has Been Removed From His White House Job
Gordon Sondland, Ambassador to the European Union and a key witness in the impeachment inquiry, was also removed from his post just two days after Trump was acquitted by the Senate.
Trump will remain in office after the Senate voted to clear him of the charges that have dogged his presidency for months.
Following closing arguments, the Senate will take Tuesday off ahead of a vote on whether to remove Trump from office on Wednesday afternoon.
The move allows for Republicans to bring the trial to a close in the coming days.
"Just because actions meet a standard of impeachment does not mean it is in the best interest of the country to remove a President from office."
Senators have eight more hours to ask questions before a climactic vote on witnesses Friday.
Trump's Lawyers Said Presidents Can Accept Foreign Dirt On Opponents As Senators Asked Questions In The Impeachment Trial
“If there is credible information, credible information of wrongdoing by someone who is running for a public office, it's not campaign interference."
Trump’s Team Argued Presidents Can Demand Quid Pro Quos to Get Reelected. Even Republicans Won’t Touch This Defense.
“‘I think I’m the greatest president that ever was, and if I’m not elected, the national interest will suffer greatly.’ That cannot be an impeachable offense,” Trump’s defense argued.
Senators now have 16 hours to ask questions of both legal teams. What happens after that is up in the air.
John Bolton Wrote In His Memoir That Trump Did The Very Thing He’s Been Impeached For, As The Trial Continues
The information revealed by Trump’s former national security adviser — that the president withheld aid for Ukraine for political gain — isn’t new. But the messenger is, and it could influence the impeachment trial.
“They made the case this morning for why documents and witnesses are absolutely necessary to resolve this.”
Trump's Impeachment Lawyers Argued Democrats Ignored Evidence. Then They Went Ahead And Ignored Evidence.
After Democrats argued that the president is a “danger to the country,” Trump’s team now has 24 hours over three days to make his case.
“I’m further away from changing my mind,” said Sen. John Barrasso.
Trump Was Allegedly Caught On Tape Talking About The Former Ambassador To Ukraine And Telling People To "Take Her Out"
"Get rid of her!" Trump allegedly says on the tape. "Get her out tomorrow. I don't care. Get her out tomorrow. Take her out. OK? Do it."
One Democrat called for sticking to the facts when talking in the Senate. But talking to the public? “It is more compelling to say ‘This is not on the level, this is not a fair trial.’”
“I stayed awake, but I didn’t hear anything new,” said Sen. John Barrasso.
On Tuesday, Democrats failed to convince Republicans to subpoena witnesses. On Wednesday, the House began laying out the evidence against Trump.
The third presidential impeachment trial in US history is underway. The first thing senators did is get into a big partisan fight over witnesses and other rules.
The White House's Iran Briefing Won Over Most Republicans, But Rand Paul And Mike Lee Are Calling It A Disgrace
The parties are splitting apart as the House schedules a vote Thursday on whether to limit Trump’s authority to wage war.