‘If the president is so confident in his case, then why won’t he present it?’ — Sen. Chuck Schumer blasted GOP efforts to ‘rush’ and hide the Trump impeachment trial with McConnell’s unconventional rules
Amendment five from Democrats to the rules package will be a subpoena for DOD documents related to Ukraine. That should also be defeated on a party line vote.
There were changes made by the GOP to the original impeachment rules proposal. As you can see, they were hand written changes
The first full day of the Senate impeachment trial included heated arguments over Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Senate rules resolution and rejection of a proposed amendment to the rules. Watch what you missed:
Cipollone just now called for an end to today's proceedings and a vote on the rules resolution, saying, "If we keep going like this, it'll be next week." GOP side of the aisle loved the line, eliciting chuckles from Cornyn, Barrasso. McConnell looked amused.