The trial of President continues Friday as senators vote on a motion to hear witnesses ― and if that motion fails, likely setting up votes to acquit Trump of the two charges against him.

The swift acquittal promised by Senate Majority Leader (R-Ky.)  became much more likely late Thursday, when Sen. (R-Tenn.), a key swing vote, indicated .

GOP Sens. of Utah and  of Maine have said they intend to join in voting for the trial to continue with witnesses. Alexander’s decision likely leaves only Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska as the one other only Republican who would favor the witness issue; her latest comments have been that still “processing” the arguments.

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