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Spotlight's on moderate Republicans; Their votes crucial in decision on calling witnesses

Jan 16, 2020 - The Boston Globe


A group of influential swing GOP senators are pushing to hold a vote on whether to call witnesses; at the same time, the Senate's right flank is increasingly making the case for a more aggressive posture in defense of President Trump.


WASHINGTON — The impeachment trial of President Trump, expected to open Thursday in the Senate, is shining an intense spotlight on a handful of Senate Republicans who hold the power to decide a key question: whether t...