Trump impeachment trial: Question period ends as GOP swing votes emerge

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Trump impeachment trial: Question period ends as GOP swing votes emerge
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Trump impeachment trial: Question period ends as GOP swing votes emerge
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Senators returned Thursday for a second day of questions to House managers and President Donald Trump’s legal team in his impeachment trial as attempts by Democrats to rally votes for new witnesses appeared to have stalled.

Multiple Republicans tell ABC News they hope to move quickly to a vote to acquit the president as early as Saturday, ahead of his State of the Union address on Tuesday.

ABC News’ Trish Turner caught up with McConnell as he arrived at the Capitol Thursday morning. Asked if he has the votes he needs to win the day Friday on witnesses, he responded, “We’ll see what tomorrow brings.” Then, when asked if he felt confident about the vote, he turned his head and with a sly grin and said, “I always do.”

You can read the rest of Trish Turner, Quinn Owen, Stephanie Ebbs, Allison Pecorin, and Michelle Stoddart’s article at ABCnews.com

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