Democrats lose crucial vote in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial | ABC News

The United States Senate has rejected calling new witnesses in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, pushing one step closer to an acquittal vote.

The Republican-controlled Senate voted 51 to 49 to stop the Democrats’ drive to hear testimony from witnesses like former national security adviser John Bolton.

North America correspondent James Glenday reports from Washington.

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