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Washington, Feb 1 (Canadian-Media): Consideration of new witnesses and evidence in the impeachment trial of United States (U.S.) President Donald Trump was blocked yesterday by the U.S. Senate as it voted to secure Trump's acquittal, media reports said.
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With the failure of the motion securing 49 to 51, a settlement by leaders from both parties on a schedule for the remainder of the trial to a close on Wednesday.
Hours before the vote, the news of John Bolton's unpublished manuscript revealing that Bolton had been asked by Trump to get involved in the Ukraine pressure campaign last May before Trump sought help fron Ukraine’s president in the investigation of his political rivals.