Democrats lost the first three rounds in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Tuesday when the Senate voted down attempts by Chuck Schumer to subpoena a cache of documents from the White House and State Department regarding the Ukraine call – but warned they will grind out their efforts long into the night. Lawmakers voted down Schumer’s amendments 53-47 on a strict party line votes for each – the same party split that divides the GOP-controlled Senate. The votes were held back to back on the first day of the president’s impeachment trial. With several victories under his belt, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told grim-faced senators to break 30 minutes for dinner – pizza – then come back to consider still more amendments on witnesses and documents. Schumer and Democrats said they would stay as long as it took to make their point.
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SOURCE: Mail Online